2018-2019 Aviation Collection

We publish 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 on this page.

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  • Airline Competition: Deregulation's Mixed Legacy

    1st Edition

    By George Williams

    The advantages of airline competition to consumers are clearly apparent. Lower fares, greater choice, more frequent flights and a wider range of available services have all been evident when the entry of a new competitor has occurred. In many instances however, after an initial, relatively…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Aviation Economics and Management

  • Strategic Issues in European Aerospace

    1st Edition

    By Philip Lawrence, Derek Braddon

    This book is a unique collection of perspectives provided by a mix of leading academics, industrialists and government officials on the challenges facing the European aerospace industry. The book focuses on two interrelated, daunting challenges. The consolidated American aerospace industry, which…

    Paperback – 2017-07-03
    Routledge

  • Wings Across Europe

    Towards an Efficient European Air Transport System, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Button

    Airlines, like most industries, contain a mixture of good and badly managed companies (and perhaps more important, lucky and unlucky companies). More important in the longer-run is the institutional structure in which the companies offer their services. Air transport is a major industry in its own…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge

  • Applied Human Factors in Aviation Maintenance

    1st Edition

    By Manoj S. Patankar, James C. Taylor

    Considering the global awareness of human performance issues affecting maintenance personnel, there is enough evidence in the US ASRS reports to establish that systemic problems such as impractical maintenance procedures, inadequate training, and the safety versus profit challenge continue to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge

  • Strategic Management in the Aviation Industry

    1st Edition

    By Herbert Baum, Stefan Auerbach

    Edited by Werner Delfmann

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of current strategic challenges and measures required to meet those challenges in a dynamic industry. Experts from aviation practice and management, in addition to acknowledged scholars, contribute to this volume and combine academic expertise with…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Systems Engineering for Commercial Aircraft

    A Domain-Specific Adaptation, 2nd Edition

    By Scott Jackson

    The key principle of systems engineering is that an aircraft should be considered as a whole and not as a collection of parts. Another principle is that the requirements for the aircraft and its subsystems emanate from a logical set of organized functions and from economic or customer-oriented…

    Paperback – 2017-03-10
    Routledge

  • Deep Stall

    The Turbulent Story of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, 1st Edition

    By Philip K. Lawrence, David W. Thornton

    Deep Stall applies a framework of strategic analysis to the Boeing Company. Boeing is the world's largest aerospace / defence company, with turnover in the region of US $60bn. The book examines the relative decline of Boeing in the civil aircraft market in relation to European manufacturer,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Aviation Social Science: Research Methods in Practice

    1st Edition

    By Mark W. Wiggins, Catherine Stevens

    This book is a guide that addressees social science research issues within the aviation industry. Studies involving human factors, personality, training systems evaluation, decision-making, crew resource management and situation awareness are used to illustrate not only the process, but also the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Studies in Aviation Psychology and Human Factors

  • European Air Traffic Management

    Principles, Practice and Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Cook

    European Air Traffic Management: Principles, Practice and Research is a single source of reference on the key subject areas of air traffic management in Europe. It brings together material that was previously unobtainable, hidden within technical documents or dispersed across disparate sources.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Flying in the Face of Criminalization

    The Safety Implications of Prosecuting Aviation Professionals for Accidents, 1st Edition

    By Sofia Michaelides-Mateou, Andreas Mateou

    Two parallel investigations take place after every aviation accident: one technical, one judicial. The former must be conducted with the sole intention of making safety recommendations to prevent the recurrence of similar accidents. The judicial investigation, however, has the intention of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Flying Too Close to the Sun

    The Success and Failure of the New-Entrant Airlines, 1st Edition

    By Sveinn Vidar Gudmundsson

    Since deregulation in the United States, most jet operating new-entrant carriers have failed. Theories on competition had been put to the test and reality turned out to be different to the vision. To begin with many new-entrant airlines were successful, but were not able to create sustainable…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Aviation Economics and Management

  • The Airline Industry and the Impact of Deregulation

    2nd Edition

    By George Williams

    In the fast-changing theatre of air transportation, the strategic development of airlines and the operating economics of scheduled airline services have been transformed, following the profound impact of US deregulation. The lessons gleaned from the US experience, including effective ways of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Developing the Future Aviation System

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rod Baldwin

    The major changes taking place in technology have some of the greatest effect in the world of aviation. Yet, in an industry which started with the concept of 'open skies', each sector has traditionally developed on its own and adjusted to developments in other areas as and when required. The need…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Pilot Judgment and Crew Resource Management

    1st Edition

    By Richard S. Jensen

    This is the first comprehensive book on pilot judgment. It provides a clear understanding of pilot judgment emphasizing how it can be applied to improving safety in aviation. The author brings together a rich store of personal flying experiences combined with a strong base of personal academic…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • The Impact of EU Law on the Regulation of International Air Transportation

    1st Edition

    By Martin Bartlik

    On 5 November 2002, the European Court of Justice delivered its 'open-skies' judgment, a landmark decision which may be the beginning of a new era in the regulation of international air law. The consequences of this judgment may not only affect the European Union and its Member States; this book…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Marketing in the International Aerospace Industry

    1st Edition

    By Wesley E. Spreen

    The aerospace industry has a unique business culture and business practices. It is also subject to unique regulatory requirements and financing conventions. Aerospace products are unlike anything else. Pricing arrangements are arcane, and large-scale cooperative alliances among industry players are…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Human Factors Impacts in Air Traffic Management

    1st Edition

    By Mark Rodgers

    Edited by Barry Kirwan

    In research and application of Human Factors in Air Traffic Management (ATM) systems design, development and operation, there remains a lack of clarity regarding the range and integration of activities associated with the need for greater attention to issues such as human error, interface design…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Attitude or Latitude?

    Australian Aviation Safety, 1st Edition

    By Graham R. Braithwaite

    Australia has an enviable record for airline safety - No one has ever died in an accident involving a commercial jet aircraft in Australia. The reasons behind this have been the source of much speculation and theories tend to focus on issues related to the natural environment and even luck.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Studies in Aviation Psychology and Human Factors

  • Human Factors for Civil Flight Deck Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Don Harris

    Human error is now the main cause of aircraft accidents. However, in many cases the pilot simply falls into a trap that has been left for him/her by the poor design of the flight deck. This book addresses the human factors issues pertinent to the design of modern flight decks. Comprising of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Managing Strategic Airline Alliances

    1st Edition

    By Birgit Kleymann, Hannu Seristö

    Strategic airline alliances are an important topic in airline management today, stimulated by poor access of international airlines to large domestic markets such as the USA and EU and the increasing importance of network scope. Outright mergers of international airlines have proved to be difficult…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Aviation Economics and Management

  • Cognition and Safety

    An Integrated Approach to Systems Design and Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Sträter

    Safety suffers from the variety of methods and models that are used to assess human performance. For example, operation is concerned primarily with human error, while design deals with aligning the system to workload or situational awareness, and the gap between the two disassociates safety…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Tapping Diverse Talent in Aviation

    Culture, Gender, and Diversity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Ann Turney

    It has seldom been more critical for the aviation industry to evaluate the future employee talent pool. Projected skills shortages, new security concerns, and the cost of training have generated a pressing need for aviation training professionals to find and develop new and diverse talent - capable…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Studies in Aviation Psychology and Human Factors

  • Aviation Information Management

    From Documents to Data, 1st Edition

    By Barbara G. Kanki

    Edited by Thomas L. Seamster

    Operational information management is at a crossroads as it sheds the remaining vestiges of its paper-based processes and moves through the uncharted domain of electronic data processes. The final outcome is not yet in full focus, but real progress has been made in the transition to electronic…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Human Performance in General Aviation

    1st Edition

    Edited by David O'Hare

    This is the first available edited collection of chapters on human performance in general aviation. Each chapter has been written by someone with knowledge of both the research literature and the operational background of general aviation. Chapters are designed to survey the current state of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Cockpit Displays: Test and Evaluation

    1st Edition

    By Richard L. Newman, Kevin W. Greeley

    Cockpit Displays is an in-depth examination of the design rationales, test philosophy and test procedures for cockpit systems. Whilst its main emphasis is on cockpit displays, it also includes an important discussion of flight management systems and mission computers. Areas covered include: the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Air Traffic Control: Human Performance Factors

    1st Edition

    By Anne R. Isaac, Bert Ruitenberg

    From the Foreword by Captain Daniel Maurino, ICAO: '...Air Traffic Control...will remain a technology-intensive system. People (controllers) must harmoniously interact with technology to contribute to achieve the aviation system’s goals of safe and efficient transportation of passengers and cargo.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Aircrew Security

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Clois Williams, Steven Waltrip

    The events of 11 September 2001 changed the world, and in particular the aviation community, forever. Since then, the terrorist threat continues to dominate international air travel and pose a real and present danger to airline passengers and aircrew across the globe. In line with this,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Air Rage

    The Underestimated Safety Risk, 1st Edition

    By Angela Dahlberg

    This book introduces a new Human Factors concept that includes the air passenger as an integral part of the aviation system. It develops a revised Reason Model on Human Error that applies its principles to the prevention of passenger misconduct, with a focus on organizational issues affecting the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Aviation Resource Management

    Volume 2 - Proceedings of the Fourth Australian Aviation Psychology Symposium, 1st Edition

    By Andrew R. Lowe, Brent J. Hayward

    This two volume set presents the reader with new strategies for the contributions of psychology and Human Factors to the safe and effective functioning of aviation organizations and systems. The volumes comprise the edited contributions to the Fourth Australian Aviation Psychology Symposium. The…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge

  • Cleared for Take-Off

    Structure and Strategy in the Low Fare Airline Business, 1st Edition

    By Thomas C. Lawton

    Competition in air transport has been transformed by industry liberalization initiatives, resulting in the emergence of a wide array of new airline start-ups. Restrictions on low fares have been removed, uniform control requirements have been established, and legislation has facilitated the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Aviation Economics and Management

  • The Sustainability of Air Transportation

    A Quantitative Analysis and Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Milan Janic

    This book presents, for the first time, a comprehensive analysis and assessment of the sustainability of the contemporary civil air transport system, examining its three main components: airports, air traffic control, and airlines. It offers an in-depth examination and quantitative insight into the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Delivering Excellent Service Quality in Aviation

    A Practical Guide for Internal and External Service Providers, 1st Edition

    By Mario Kossmann

    A practical and realistic guide for both external and internal service providers in an aviation context to implementing an effective way to control the service quality as perceived by their customers, Delivering Excellent Service Quality in Aviation is essential for those service providers that are…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Aviation Investment

    Economic Appraisal for Airports, Air Traffic Management, Airlines and Aeronautics, 1st Edition

    By Doramas Jorge-Calderón

    Aviation Investment uniquely addresses investment appraisal methods across the key industries that make up the aviation sector, including the airports, air traffic management, airline and aircraft manufacturing - or aeronautic - industries. It is a practice-oriented book where methods are presented…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • The Low Cost Carrier Worldwide

    1st Edition

    By Michael Lück

    Edited by Sven Gross

    Low Cost Carriers (LCCs) have become an integral part of today's air transport and tourism industries. Originating in the United States, the low-cost concept has subsequently been adopted by airlines on all continents. LCCs in Europe and North America, and to some extent in Asia, have already been…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Cockpit Engineering

    1st Edition

    By D.N. Jarrett

    Cockpit Engineering provides an understandable introduction to cockpit systems and a reference to current concepts and research. The emphasis throughout is on the cockpit as a totality, and the book is accordingly comprehensive. The first chapter is an overview of how the modern cockpit has…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23
    Routledge

  • Managing the Skies

    Public Policy, Organization and Financing of Air Traffic Management, 1st Edition

    By Clinton V. Oster, John S. Strong

    Over the past two decades, the organization and provision of air traffic control (ATC) services has been dramatically transformed. Privatization and commercialization of air navigation has become commonplace. Far-reaching reforms, under a variety of organizational structures and aviation settings,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Issues in Human Factors and Aviation Safety

    1st Edition

    By Helen C. Muir

    Edited by Don Harris

    Every issue of Ashgate's Human Factors and Aerospace Safety: An International Journal publishes an invited, critical review of a key area from a widely-respected researcher. To celebrate a successful first three years of the journal and to make these papers available to a wider audience, they have…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Understanding Decision-making Processes in Airline Operations Control

    1st Edition

    By Peter J. Bruce

    Previous studies conducted within the aviation industry have examined a multitude of crucial aspects such as policy, airline service quality, and revenue management. An extensive body of literature has also recognised the importance of decision-making in aviation, with the focus predominantly on…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Risk Management and Corporate Sustainability in Aviation

    1st Edition

    By Triant G. Flouris, Ayse Kucuk Yilmaz

    Sustainability factors should be considered by managers like any other business risk issue; these factors are expected to have a substantial impact on corporate management. Air transport corporations need a strong sustainability management framework to effectively manage economic, environmental and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Flight Simulation

    Virtual Environments in Aviation, 1st Edition

    By Alfred T. Lee

    Advances in computer, visual display, motion and force cueing and other technologies in the past two decades have had a dramatic effect on the design and use of simulation technology in aviation and other fields. The effective use of technology in training, safety investigation, engineering and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Passenger Behaviour

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Bor

    With 2003 being the 100th anniversary of modern aviation, Passenger Behaviour was published at a milestone for the aviation industry. Remarkable achievements in engineering have made air travel highly accessible within the span of a single lifetime. However, when evolutionary barriers are exceeded…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Psychological Perspectives on Fear of Flying

    1st Edition

    By Lucas van Gerwen

    Edited by Robert Bor

    This is the first authoritative work to examine the psychological determinants and effects associated with the 'fear of flying'. The contents include: · the extent and nature of the problem of fear of flying; · understanding public perceptions of safety associated with flying; · assessment…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Risk Management and Error Reduction in Aviation Maintenance

    1st Edition

    By Manoj S. Patankar, James C. Taylor

    Although several U.S. and European airlines have started providing human factors training to their maintenance personnel, the academic community (some 300 academic programs in the United States and several others in Europe and Asia) has not yet started offering formal human factors education to…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge