2017 Aviation Collection

Routledge Aviation publishes a wide range of books for professional practice and student use, covering topics from Human Factors in Aviation to Aviation Management. Browse the full collection of Aviation books, by selecting the subject categories located to the left of this page. 

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2017 Titles

  • Introduction to Air Transport Economics

    From Theory to Applications, 3rd Edition

    By Bijan Vasigh, Ken Fleming, Thomas Tacker

    Introduction to Air Transport Economics: From Theory to Applications uniquely merges the institutional and technical aspects of the aviation industry with their theoretical economic underpinnings. Its integrative approach offers a fresh point of view that will find favor with many students of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-02 
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  • Above and Beyond

    Exploring the Business of Space

    By Louis Brennan, Loizos Heracleous, Alessandra Vecchi

    The global space sector has always been regarded as a cutting-edge field, futuristic and at the forefront of innovation. In recent years, the sector has undergone massive change, giving rise to a high-technology niche worth USD 330 billion in revenues worldwide (Space Foundation, 2015). That…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
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  • Airline Operations

    A Practical Guide

    Edited by Peter J. Bruce, Yi Gao, John M C King

    Written by an international range of industry practitioners, this book offers a comprehensive overview of the essence and nature of airline operations in terms of an operational and regulatory framework, the myriad of planning activities leading up to the current day, and the nature of intense…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15 
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  • Aircraft Surveillance Systems

    Radar Limitations and the Advent of the Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast

    By Busyairah Syd Ali

    The Communication, Navigation and Surveillance (CNS) systems provide air traffic controllers with the information necessary to ensure the specified separation between aircraft and efficient management of airspace, as well as assistance to flight crew for safe navigation. However, the radar systems…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14 
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  • 21st Century Airlines

    Connecting the Dots

    By Nawal K. Taneja

    In 21st Century Airlines: Connecting the Dots, Nawal Taneja addresses the challenges and opportunities facing the airline industry as it tries to innovate and create products and services that are radically different by ‘connecting the dots’ at four key levels: recognizing the implications of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15 
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  • The Economics and Political Economy of African Air Transport

    Edited by Kenneth Button, Gianmaria Martini, Davide Scotti

    Africa is the smallest of the ‘regional’ aviation markets but one that Boeing and others expect to expand over the medium term. Developments on the continent that require the creation of robust and efficient air transport include growth in tourism, the export of ‘exotics’, and the emergence of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13 
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  • Aviation Human Factors and SMS

    The Contribution of a Generation

    By Daniel E. Maurino

    The last twenty-five years are arguably the period when the most significant change took place in international civil aviation as a whole. Progress in the post-WWII Fifties, the introduction of the jet engine in the Sixties, and the early technology in the Seventies effectively and efficiently…

    Paperback – 2017-08-28 
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  • Buying the Big Jets

    Fleet Planning for Airlines, 3rd Edition

    By Paul Clark

    Selecting the right aircraft for an airline operation is a vastly complex process, involving a multitude of skills and considerable knowledge of the business. Buying the Big Jets has been published since 2001 to provide expert guidance to all those involved in aircraft selection strategies. This…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
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  • Advances in Aviation Psychology, Volume 2

    Using Scientific Methods to Address Practical Human Factors Needs

    Edited by Michael A. Vidulich, Pamela S. Tsang, John Flach

    Since 1981, the biennial International Symposium on Aviation Psychology (ISAP) has been convened for the purposes of (a) presenting the latest research on human performance problems and opportunities within aviation systems, (b) envisioning design solutions that best utilize human capabilities for…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16
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  • A History of International Civil Aviation

    From its Origins through Transformative Evolution

    By Alan Dobson

    For civil aviation to progress it has never been just about technology and business practices. To go from the rudiments of the early services that plied across short distances in Europe and America to what we experience today required most of all that politicians and policy-makers address the…

    Hardback – 2017-04-25
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  • Drones

    Safety Risk Management for the Next Evolution of Flight

    By Harrison G. Wolf

    This book is an everything-included approach to understanding drones, creating an organization around using unmanned aircraft, and outlining the process of safety to protect that program. It is the first-of-a-kind safety-focused text book for unmanned aircraft operations, providing the reader with…

    Hardback – 2017-04-11
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  • Airline Operations and Management

    A Management Textbook

    By Gerald N. Cook, Bruce Billig

     Airline Operations and Management: A Management Textbook is a survey of the airline industry, mostly from a managerial perspective. It integrates and applies the fundamentals of several management disciplines, particularly economics, operations, marketing and finance, in developing the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-15
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2016 Titles

  • Pilot Mental Health Assessment and Support

    A practitioner's guide

    Edited by Robert Bor, Carina Eriksen, Margaret Oakes, Peter Scragg

    The presentation of mental illness at work has different implications and consequences depending on the specific nature of the job, work context, regulatory framework and risks for the employee, organisation and society. Naturally there are certain occupational groups where human factors and/or…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07
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  • Drones in Society

    Exploring the strange new world of unmanned aircraft

    By Ron Bartsch, James Coyne, Katherine Gray

    The integration of drones into society has attracted unprecedented attention throughout the world. The change, for aviation, has been described as being equally as big as the arrival of the jet engine. This book examines the issues that surround this change, for our society and the legal frameworks…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05
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  • International Air Carrier Liability

    Safety and Security

    By David Hodgkinson, Rebecca Johnston

    International Air Carrier Liability brings together essential treaties and airline-to-airline agreements on air carrier liability, safety and security, and supplements these with expert commentary and analysis. The examination considers the general regulatory framework of international civil…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14
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  • Air Transport Management

    An international perspective

    Edited by Lucy Budd, Stephen Ison

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25
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  • Airport Finance and Investment in the Global Economy

    By Anne Graham, Peter Morrell

    While there are a multitude of publications on corporate finance and financial management, only a few address the complexity of air transport industry finance and scant attention has been given to airport financial management. This book deals exclusively with airport issues to rectify this. It does…

    Hardback – 2016-10-05
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  • Clipped Wings

    Corporate social and environmental responsibility in the airline industry

    By Deborah Ancell

    Within the developed world, airlines have responded to the advice of advocates for corporate social and environmental responsibility (CSER) to use the intertwined dimensions of economics, society and environment to guide their business activities. However, disingenuously, the advocates and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-29
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  • Domesticating Drones

    The Technology, Law, and Economics of Unmanned Aircraft

    By Henry H Perritt, Jr, Eliot O Sprague

    The public debate over civilian use of drones is intensifying. Variously called "unmanned aircraft systems", "unmanned aerial vehicles", "remotely piloted aircraft", or simply "drones", they are available for purchase by anyone for a few hundred to a few thousand dollars. They have strikingly…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17
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  • The Airline Revolution

    Economic analysis of airline performance and public policy

    By Gordon Mills

    When starting new airlines in response to government deregulation, entrepreneurs in the U.S. and Europe reduced some traditional service qualities (to reduce costs), concentrated on non-stop services between city pairs not already so connected, improved on-time performance, and offered low fares to…

    Hardback – 2016-07-11
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  • Airline Industry

    Poised for Disruptive Innovation?

    By Nawal K. Taneja

    Many business sectors have been, and are being, forced to compete with new competitors-disrupters of some sort-who have found new ways to create and deliver new value for customers often through the use of technology that is coupled with a new underlying production or business model, and/or a broad…

    Hardback – 2016-06-30
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  • Complexity Science in Air Traffic Management

    Edited by Andrew Cook, Damián Rivas

    Air traffic management (ATM) comprises a highly complex socio-technical system that keeps air traffic flowing safely and efficiently, worldwide, every minute of the year. Over the last few decades, several ambitious ATM performance improvement programmes have been undertaken. Such programmes have…

    Hardback – 2016-06-27
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  • Fatigue in Aviation

    A Guide to Staying Awake at the Stick, 2nd Edition

    By John A. Caldwell, J. Lynn Caldwell

    This updated edition includes fatigue and sleep definitions as well as strategies for the measurement and assessment of fatigue. The aviation performance, mood, and safety problems associated with sleep restriction and circadian disruptions in operational settings are highlighted. The biological…

    Hardback – 2016-05-27
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