2018 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 on this page.

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2018 Titles

  • Beyond Airline Disruptions

    Thinking and Managing Anew, 2nd Edition

    By Jasenka Rapajic

    Flight disruptions continue to thrive unnoticed, invisibly eroding airline profitability and causing growing passenger dissatisfaction. This is especially critical at airports where traffic expansion outstrips airport capacities. Hampered by legacy information systems, management practices and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-15 
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  • Moving Boxes by Air

    The Economics of International Air Cargo, 2nd Edition

    By Peter S. Morrell, Thomas Klein

    Air cargo is a key element of the global supply chain. It allows outsourcing of manufacturing to other countries and links production in both multinational and smaller enterprises. It has also been the most important driver of certain export industries in countries such as South Africa, Kenya and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-26 
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  • Ethical Issues in Aviation

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth A. Hoppe

    The aviation industry is unique in two major ways: firstly, it has a long history of government involvement dating back to the early days of aviation; and secondly, its primary concern is the safety of its passengers and crew. These features highlight the importance of ethical decision-making at…

    Paperback – 2018-10-22 
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  • Aviation Social and Economic Impacts

    By Lucy Budd, Stephen Ison

    As both an enabler and accelerator of globalisation, aviation has had profound and sometime unintended and unanticipated social and economic impacts. Commercial airports are not only transport nodes that facilitate aerial movement they are also major centres of employment but often sites of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
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    The International Library of Essays on Aviation Policy and Management

  • Aviation Performance and Productivity

    By Lucy Budd, Stephen Ison

    Modern airports are dynamic and increasingly commercialised facilities that are designed and managed to serve the needs of a diverse group of users, including airlines, passengers and, increasingly, private shareholders. Essays in this Volume investigate the implications of privatisation and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
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    The International Library of Essays on Aviation Policy and Management

  • Aviation Design and Innovation

    By Lucy Budd, Stephen Ison

    In order to facilitate the safe, efficient and cost effective exchange of passengers and cargo between ground and sky airports require the provision of adequate runways, aircraft manoeuvring areas, cargo sheds and passenger processing facilities. Airports are capital intensive facilities and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
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    The International Library of Essays on Aviation Policy and Management

  • Aviation Planning and Operations

    By Lucy Budd, Stephen Ison

    The delivery of reliable and efficient aviation services is predicated on effective decisions being made concerning the planning and provision of airport and aircraft infrastructure. Decisions that are made about investment and capacity provision have long term implications for airports, airlines…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
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    The International Library of Essays on Aviation Policy and Management

  • Aviation Law and Regulation

    By Lucy Budd, Stephen Ison

    The development of civil aviation in the early 20th century presented a range of new legal and regulatory challenges concerning the rights of an aircraft from one state to enter the aerial territory of another. International flights threatened the territorial integrity of nation states and prompted…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
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    The International Library of Essays on Aviation Policy and Management

  • Aviation Business Strategy

    By Lucy Budd, Stephen Ison

    The world’s commercial aviation industry comprises a complex and highly diverse range of businesses with different forms of governance, ownership, management structure and organisational philosophies. The essays in this Volume address issues of market structure, focusing particularly on changes in…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
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    The International Library of Essays on Aviation Policy and Management

  • International Aviation Law

    A Practical Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Ron Bartsch

    International Aviation Law: A Practical Guide explains the international context and application of the law as it applies to commercial and recreational aviation, and to the broader aviation environment. It provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of aviation law, from criminal law to…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28
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  • Aircraft Electrical and Electronic Systems, 2nd ed

    2nd Edition

    By David Wyatt, Mike Tooley

    Introducing the principles of aircraft electrical and electronic systems, this book is written for anyone pursuing a career in aircraft maintenance engineering or a related aerospace engineering discipline, and in particular will be suitable for those studying for licensed aircraft maintenance…

    Paperback – 2018-05-29
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  • Aviation Law and Drones

    Unmanned Aircraft and the Future of Aviation

    By David Hodgkinson, Rebecca Johnston

    The aviation industry is being transformed by the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones – commercially, militarily, scientifically and recreationally. National regulations have generally failed to keep pace with the expansion of the fast-growing drone industry. Aviation Law and Drones:…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29
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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 over $330 billion in revenues worldwide and growing. That process,…

    Paperback – 2018-05-21
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  • Fundamentals of International Aviation

    By Suzanne K. Kearns

    International aviation is a massive and complex industry that is crucial to our global economy and way of life. Fundamentals of International Aviation, designed for the next generation of aviation professionals, flips the traditional approach to aviation education. Instead of focusing on one…

    Paperback – 2018-03-21
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    Aviation Fundamentals

  • The Routledge Companion to Air Transport Management

    Edited by Nigel Halpern, Anne Graham

    The Routledge Companion to Air Transport Management provides a comprehensive, up-to-date review of air transport management research and literature. This exciting new handbook provides a unique repository of current knowledge and critical debate with an international focus, considering both…

    Hardback – 2018-02-12
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    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • 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 – 2018-02-08
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2017 Titles

  • Environmental Management for Airlines

    By Ben Daley

    This book uniquely offers a guide to environmental impacts and issues as they relate to airlines. Airline operators are under increasing pressure to manage and mitigate their environmental impacts - particularly their contribution to human-induced climate change - yet there are often contradictory…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
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  • Air Transport and the Environment

    2nd Edition

    By Ben Daley

    Air Transport and the Environment provides an overview of the main issues relating to aviation environmental impacts. It explains the challenge facing policymakers in terms of sustainable development, focusing on the importance of balancing the industry's economic, social and environmental costs…

    Hardback – 2019-01-10 
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  • Airport Financial Management

    By Keith A. Mew, Mario Rodriguez

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of financial management systems at U.S. airports. In doing so it tackles a major and under-addressed challenge facing the 4,500 publicly operated airports, arguably their most significant issue after safety and security. Topics covered include financial…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
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  • Airline Choices for the Future

    From Alliances to Mergers, 2nd Edition

    By Kostas Iatrou, Kostas Iatrou, Mauro Oretti, Mauro Oretti

    Airline Choices for the Future: From Alliances to Mergers offers an up-to-date assessment of the industry as it stands today, delivering a comprehensive insight into how the world of airline alliances is changing, and how the merger phenomenon is likely to fit into the new scenario. This second…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
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  • Space Law

    A Treatise 2nd Edition

    By Francis Lyall, Paul B. Larsen

    Francis Lyall and Paul B. Larsen have been involved in teaching and researching space law for over 50 years. This new edition of their well-received text gathers together their knowledge and experience in readable form, and covers developments in all space applications, including space tourism,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
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  • Airline Operations

    A Practical Guide

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

    Written by a range of international 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 – 2017-11-20
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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 – 2017-11-07
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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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  • 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 – 2017-09-04
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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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