Introduction to Air Transport Economics and Planning

Westminster Business School
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Part time
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Corporate Training for Teams

Course description

Introduction to Air Transport Economics and Planning

This course is designed to provide a firm grounding in the fundamental principles of airline and airport economics and commercial planning, as well as addressing regulatory and policy issues.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Although we will cover a large amount of material, we have designed the course to be accessible to participants without detailed prior knowledge of the aviation business.

The course is ideal for:

  • new staff working in the air transport industry, for government or regulatory bodies or in aviation consultancy
  • employees with some prior background experience who wish to broaden their understanding of the industry and reflect on current developments
  • people working in related fields such as finance, economic development or tourism who deal with airline and airport issues

You will receive a detailed set of lecture notes and diagrams to accompany the course, which will provide a comprehensive source of material for future reference.

Training Course Content

The course is based around lecture sessions, including questions and discussion, on the following topics:

  • introduction to the air transport industry
  • airline cost structures and cost analysis
  • the economics of low-cost airlines
  • airline pricing and revenues
  • airline corporate planning
  • the international regulatory framework
  • impact of deregulation
  • the politics of aviation
  • airport economics
  • the environmental issues
  • airport planning and terminal design
  • financial challenges facing the air transport industry

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Westminster Business School

Westminster Business School is one of London’s leading centres for business education based in the heart of London and its political, media and financial services scene. The School has a large and diverse academic body with extensive business, consultancy and...

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NW1 5LS London

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