Global Airline Industry

ISBN-10: 0470740779

ISBN-13: 9780470740774

Edition: 2009

List price: $129.95
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The Global Airline Industry provides a definitive introduction to the global air transportation system. It features detailed coverage of airline economics, strategy, management, scheduling, operations, and ticket distribution, as well as survey chapters on aviation safety and security, airports, air traffic control, environmental impacts, and the international regulatory environment in which the industry operates. It offers a global perspective, drawing on the editors' extensive experience with airline and air transport issues and featuring contributors from 3 different continents. It is divided into 8 parts - Background, Air Transportation Economics, Airline Planning and Operations, Industrial Relations and Human Resource Issues, Aviation Safety and Security, Aviation Infrastructure and Environmental Impacts, Airline Marketing and Distribution, and Conclusions. Provides a comprehensive introduction to the airline industry as part of the overall air transportation system. Includes sections on Air Transportation Economics, Airline Planning and Operations, Industrial Relations and Human Resource Issues, Aviation Safety and Security, Aviation Infrastructure and Environmental Impacts and Airline Marketing and Distribution. Features contributions from global leading experts Accompanied by a book companion website housing databases with regular updates of airline & air transport related statistics and information as well as updates of the book material.
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Book details

List price: $129.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 4/2/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 518
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

List of Contributors
Notes on Contributors
Introduction and Overview
Peter P. Belobaba and Amedeo Odoni
Introduction: The Global Airline Industry
Overview of Chapters
References
The International Institutional and Regulatory Environment
Amedeo Odoni
Introduction
Background on the International Regulatory Environment
Airline Privatization and International Economic Regulation
Airports
Air Traffic Management
Key Organizations and Their Roles
Summary and Conclusions
References
Overview of Airline Economics, Markets and Demand
Peter P. Belobaba
Airline Terminology and Definitions
Air Transportation Markets
Origin�Destination Market Demand
Air Travel Demand Models
Airline Competition and Market Share
Chapter Summary
References
Fundamentals of Pricing and Revenue Management
Peter P. Belobaba
Airline Prices and O-D Markets
Airline Differential Pricing
Airline Revenue Management
References
Airline Operating Costs and Measures of Productivity
Peter P. Belobaba
Airline Cost Categorization
Operating Expense Comparisons
Comparisons of Airline Unit Costs
Measures of Airline Productivity
References
The Airline Planning Process
Peter P. Belobaba
Fleet Planning
Route Planning
Airline Schedule Development
The Future: Integrated Airline Planning
References
Airline Schedule Optimization
Cynthia Barnhart
Schedule Optimization Problems
Fleet Assignment
Schedule Design Optimization
Crew Scheduling
Aircraft Maintenance Routing and Crew Pairing Optimization
Future Directions for Schedule Optimization
References
Airline Flight Operations
Alan H. Midkiff, R. John Hansman and Tom G. Reynolds
Introduction
Regulation and Scheduling
Flight Crew Activities During a Typical Flight
Summary
Appendix: List of Acronyms
References
Irregular Operations: Schedule Recovery and Robustness
Cynthia Barnhart
Introduction
Irregular Operations
Robust Airline Scheduling
Directions for Ongoing and Future Work on Schedule Recovery from Irregular Operations
References
Labor Relations and Human Resource Management in the Airline Industry
Jody Hoffer Gittell, Andrew von Nordenflycht, Thomas A. Kochan, Robert McKersie and Greg J. Bamber
Alternative Strategies for the Employment Relationship
Labor Relations in the US Airline Industry
Labor Relations in the Airline Industry in Other Countries
Human Resource Management at Airlines
Conclusions
References
Aviation Safety and Security
Arnold Barnett
Safety
Security
References
Airports
Amedeo Odoni
Introduction
General Background
Physical Characteristics
Capacity, Delays and Demand Management
Institutional, Organizational and Economic Characteristics
References
Air Traffic Control
John Hansman and Amedeo Odoni
Introduction
The Generic Elements of an ATC System
Airspace and ATC Structure
ATC Operations
Standard Procedures
Capacity Constraints
Congestion and Air Traffic Management
Future ATC Systems
References
Air Transport and the Environment
Karen Marais and Ian A. Waitz
Introduction
Limiting Aviation�s Environmental Impact: The Role of Regulatory Bodies
Airport Water Quality Control
Noise
Surface Air Quality
Impact of Aviation on Climate
Summary and Looking Forward
References
Information Technology in Airline Operations, Distribution
and Passenger Processing
Peter Belobaba, William Swelbar and Cynthia Barnhart
Information Technology in Airline Planning and Operations
Airline Distribution Systems
Distribution Costs and E-commerce Developments
Innovations in Passenger Processing
References
Critical Issues and Prospects for the Global Airline Industry
William Swelbar and Peter Belobaba
Evolution of US and Global Airline Markets
Looking Ahead: Critical Challenges for the Global Airline Industry
References
Index
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