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Introduction to Aviation Operations Management



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ISBN 9781138303218
April 24, 2023 Forthcoming by CRC Press
216 Pages 50 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Airline operations are large, complex, and expensive. Introduction to Aviation Operations Management attempts to systematically present the overall scenario of aviation industry and airline practices. Furthermore, concepts, strategies and issues prevailing in the aviation industry are addressed through numerous operations management and optimization approaches. It aims to provide readers with an insight into aviation management in general with respect to airport management, resource allocation, airline scheduling and disruption management issues in day-to-day operations including ideas on airline scheduling and recovery techniques during disruptions, occurring frequently.

Features:

• Presents operations management perspective in the aviation sector.
• Discusses global scenario of aviation industry and airline practices.
• Concepts explained through operations management and optimization approaches.
• Discusses airport management, resource allocation, airline scheduling and disruption management issues.
• Includes standard practices and issues related within aviation industry.

This book is aimed at senior undergraduate students in aviation, operations management, aerospace engineering.

Table of Contents

1. History of Civil Aviation. 2. Global Aviation Operations. 3. Civil Aviation Landscape in India. 4. Aviation Supply Chains. 5. Airport Operations. 6. Airline Operations. 7. Airline Disruption Management – I. 8. Airline Disruption Management – II. 9. Sustainability in the Aviation Industry. 10. Comparison of Airline and Railway Operations.

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Biography

Dr. Sheikh Imran Ishrat, in a teaching and research career spanning over a decade, has taught Operations management, Supply chain management and Industrial engineering courses across business and engineering programs in New Zealand and Asia. He has supervised research projects, published research articles and presented research in reputed international conferences including IFORS, IISE, IEEE and APQO. He has received PhD in Engineering from Massey University, New Zealand, MEng in Engineering Management from University of Ottawa, Canada and MSc in Operations Research from Aligarh Muslim University, India. For research, he has received awards such as Exceptional Doctoral Thesis and Excellent Oral Presentation in ICITM held at University of Cambridge, UK.

Dr. Zahid Akhtar Khan is Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University), New Delhi, India. He has more than 30 years of teaching and research experience. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, specialization in Industrial Engineering, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India. He has been working in the area of optimization of manufacturing and service processes. He has supervised ten Doctoral Theses and many M. Tech. Dissertations so far and currently he is supervising several Doctoral Theses. He has published more than 200 research papers in reputed International/National journals and conferences so far. His current Google Scholar Citations is 4,042, h-index is 32and i-10 index is 77. He has also co-authored six books related to engineering discipline and two monographs as well.

Dr. Arshad Noor Siddiquee is Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University), New Delhi, India. He has more than 25 years of teaching and research experience. He received his Ph.D. in Production Engineering from IIT Delhi, India. His major research interests include aerospace materials and production. He has supervised eight Doctoral Theses and many M. Tech. Dissertations so far and currently he is supervising several Doctoral Theses. He has published more than 250 research papers in reputed International/National journals and conferences so far. His current Google Scholar Citations is 3,935, h-index is 34and i-10 index is 91. He has also co-authored six books related to engineering discipline and two monographs as well.