Introduction to Air Transportation and Aviation Management
Aviation is essential for global business as it supports worldwide travelling and cargo transportation. Before COVID-19, the economic benefits generated by the industry across countries showed a growing trend.
This course is aimed to provide learners with a broad understanding of airport services in different phases in terms of design and engineering. Learners will receive basic knowledge of how an airport operates. Key topics include the future perspective of air traffic control, air traffic flow management, airport management, facility planning, airport terminal design for the post-pandemic world and ground services.
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- Virtual Classroom
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Aviation "today" and in the old days
Discuss the projection of the air transport demand, recovery strategy under the impact of COVID-19 and aviation history
Air transport: how does it work?
Discuss the key principles of air transportation operations, ways to ensure international air rights among different countries
The world leading organisations in aviation
Understand the functions and responsibilities of world-leading aviation organisations
Civil aviation authorities
Understand the functions and responsibilities of civil aviation authority (CAA)
Understand the operation and business model inside an airline
Get familiar with the A320 cockpit layout and pilot routine duties
Course delivery details
This course is offered through The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, a partner institute of EdX.
6-8 hours per week
- Verified Track -$99
- Audit Track - Free
Certification / Credits
What you'll learn
- Identify mandatory airworthiness requirements and roles of civil aviation organisation.
- Have the basic knowledge of how an airport is operating.
- Understand how to review performance and make judgements based on numerical results.
- Apply techniques to optimise the airport operations costs and efficiency.
- Understand the concept of sustainable air traffic management.
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