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ISTAT PDP Americas

Dates and Locations

  • Module I: 23-25 August 2022 – Chicago
  • Module II: 29 November – 1 December 2022 – Seattle
  • Module III: 7-9 February 2023 – New York
  • Module IV: 5 March 2023 – San Diego (ISTAT Americas)

Applications are closed for the 2022-2023 course. 


ISTAT’s Professional Development Program (PDP) in association with PwC takes a deep dive into the airline industry, the design, manufacturing, maintenance and valuation of commercial aircraft, and the trading & financing of them. Participants will also profit from valuable networking time with peers and industry leaders at unique events during each module. Industry experts from ISTAT’s membership will lead sessions, sharing insights on the business.

In addition to the technical skills gained in each module, participants will learn negotiation, presentation and communication skills. Click here to view a detailed outline of the ISTAT PDP Americas schedule.


ISTAT PDP features instructors of the highest caliber – individuals who are industry leaders and ISTAT members with a wealth of knowledge and experience. Interactions and engagements with these industry icons will be one of the key differentiators of this program. Participants will benefit from exposure to the broader community of professionals within the commercial aircraft trading and financing industry. 

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Student Resources

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