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Course Name Principles of Airport Management
Course Code 15AES461
Program B. Tech. in Aerospace Engineering
Year Taught 2019


Unit 1

History of Aviation – Development of Air transportation in India – Major players in Airline Industry – Swot analysis in Airline Industry – Market potential of Indian Airline Industry – Current challenges in Airline Industry – Completion in Airline Industry – IATA & ICAO.

Airport management:
Airport planning – Operational area and Terminal planning, design, and operation – Airport operations – Airport functions – Organization structure of Airline and Airports sectors – Airport authorities – Global and Indian scenario of Airport management – DGCA – AAI.

Unit 2

Air transport services:
International trends – Emerging Indian scenario – PPP – Public Private Participation in Indian Airports – Environmental regulations – Private participation in International developments – Environment regulations – Regulatory issues – Meteorological services for Aviation – Airport fees, rates, and charges.

Airline operations:
Airline Terminal Management – Flight Information Counter / Reservation and Ticketing – Check In/Issue of Boarding pass – Customs and Immigration formalities – Coordination – Security Clearance – Baggage and Handling of Unaccompanied minors and Disabled Passengers – Handling of Stretcher Passengers and Human Remains – Handling of CIP, VIP & VVIP – Co-ordination of Supporting Agencies / Departments

Unit 3

Logistics and air cargo management:
Concept of Logistics – Role of Ware Housing – trend in material handling – Global Supply Chain – Quality concept and Total Quality Management – improving Logistic performance – Air Cargo Concept – Cargo Handling – Booking of Perishable Cargo and Live Animals – Industry Relation – Type of Air Cargo – Air Cargo Tariff, ratios and Charges – Airway Bill, Function, Purpose.

Text Books

  1. Wells. A, “Airport Planning and Management,” 4th edition, McGraw-hill, London, 2000.
  2. Alexander T. Well, Seth Young, “Principles of Airport Management,” McGraw Hill 2003


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