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The objective of this course is to obtain the theoretical background and practical training for the Integrated Initial Flight Plan Processing System (IFPS).

The course is taking place at EUROCONTROL premises in Brussels and the subjects covered are: IFPS WBT review - Flight plan case studies - Visit to IFPS - Exercises using IFPUV - Future developments in Flight planning.

Important note:

- The theoretical and interactive Web Based Training module is a prerequisite before being allowed to register for the classroom course.

- It is advisable to combine this course with the CIAO and/or NOP classroom courses.

This course is only available for staff working in Airline/Military Operations and engaged with Flight Data, Air Traffic Flow and Capacity Management and Network Operations.

A pre-requisite E-learning module exists for this course which must be completed before attending. "IFPS and Flight Planning E-learning" 
Important Note

From September 2019 this course will be replaced by the course Flight Planning Advanced [NMO-FPL-ADV] with a duration of 2 days. Another option is the Flight Planning and Flight Management [NMO-FPFM] with a duration of 5 days, including the current IFPS, NOP and CIAO courses.


- Increase the level of understanding of IFPS, in particular:

-The different checking performed for FPLs and associated messages.
-The procedures applied by IFPS operators.

- Increase the level of confidence and understanding in using the IFPUV for FPL validation, the Propose Routes and the submission function..

Anybody filing FPLs to IFPS.
Certificate awarded
All candidates will receive a certificate of attendance.
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No fee applies for course participants from world-wide airspace users and participants from Member States’ competent authorities and certified organisation. The training cost is sponsored by the EUROCONTROL Work Programme. The price per course participant from other organisations or individuals is 320 EUR.
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