Air Transport Management
An international perspective
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Commercial air transport is a global multimillion dollar industry that underpins the world economy and facilitates the movement of over 3 billion passengers and 50 million tonnes of air freight worldwide each year.
With a clearly structured topic-based approach, this textbook presents readers with the key issues in air transport management, including: aviation law and regulation, economics, finance, airport and airline management, environmental considerations, human resource management and marketing. The book comprises carefully selected contributions from leading aviation scholars and industry professionals worldwide. To help students in their studies the book includes case studies, examples, learning objectives, keyword definitions and ‘stop and think’ boxes to prompt reflection and to aid understanding.
Air Transport Management provides in-depth instruction for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying aviation and business management-related degrees. It also offers support to industry practitioners seeking to expand their knowledge base.
Table of Contents
1. Aviation law and regulation Ronald Bartsch and Samantha Lucy Williams 2. Aviation economics and forecasting David Gillen 3. Airfield design, configuration and management Lucy Budd and Stephen Ison 4. Airport systems planning and design Richard de Neufville 5. Airport management and performance Anne Graham 6. The airport–airline relationship Ian Humphreys and Graham Francis 7. Airline business models Randall Whyte and Gui Lohmann 8. Airline pricing strategies Peter Hind and Gareth Kitching 9. Airline passengers Andreas Wittmer and Gieri Hinnen 10. Airline scheduling and disruption management Cheng-Lung Wu and Stephen J. Maher 11. Airline finance John Jackson 12. Aviation safety and security Mohammed Quddus 13. Airspace and air traffic management Lucy Budd 14. Aircraft manufacturing and technology David Pritchard 15. Air cargo and logistics Martin Dresner and Li Zou 16. Airlines, information communication technology and social media Lucy Budd 17. Environmental impacts and mitigation Thomas Budd 18. Human resource management and industrial relations Geraint Harvey and Peter Turnbull 19. Air transport marketing Nigel Halpern 20. Air transport in remote regions Rico Merkert
Lucy Budd is Senior Lecturer in Air Transport and Programme Director of the MSc in Air Transport Management in the School of Civil and Building Engineering at Loughborough University, UK. Dr Budd has extensive experience of teaching air transport at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and she has published widely in the area of air transport operations and aviation management.
Stephen Ison is Professor of Transport Policy and Programme Director of the BSc degrees in Air Transport Management and Transport and Business Management in the School of Civil and Building Engineering at Loughborough University, UK. Professor Ison has taught transport economics and policy for 30 years and has written and edited nine books in the areas of aviation, business and economics.