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Managing Airports An International Perspective

ISBN-10: 0750686138

ISBN-13: 9780750686136

Edition: 3rd 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Anne Graham

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Managing Airports presents a comprehensive and cutting-edge insight into today's international airport industry. This third edition reflects the huge changes in the management of airports today and tackles many of hte key issues such as: * the vast increase of air traffic and how can airport development cope with predicted levels of future demand. * Commercialisation and privatisation of airports and the emergence of new types of airport operators as the private airport industry has become more mature. * the increased number of airline alliancesand the new demands they place on the airport operators. * the growth of the low cost carrier sector and its impact on airport operations, in the US, Europe and also in Asia, South America and elsewhere. * dealing with the the major issues of security and the environmental impacts. Approaching management topics from a strategic and commercial perspective rather than from an operational and technical angle, the book provides an innovative insight into the processes behind running a successful airport. It contains examples and case studies from airports all over the world to aid understanding of the key topic areas and to place them in a practical context. Accessible and up-to-date, Managing Airports is ideal for students, lecturers and researchers of transport and tourism, and practitioners within the air transport industry. Airport case studies include those from: BAA, Vienna, Aer Rianta, Amsterdam, Australia and the USA. * Revised third edition reflects key developments such as drastic growth in demand, commercialistation and privatisation of airports and issues such as security and environmental impacts * Comprehensive focus on all the key economic, marketing and planning issues related to airport management * International case studies for example, impacts of SARS, the launch of the A380 aircraft, and self-service check-in.
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Book details

List price: $64.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 10/10/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 354
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Anne is an author, doctor and homemaker from Chafront St Giles, Englan

List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Introduction
The changing nature of airports
Traditional airport ownership and management
Moves towards commercialization
Why privatization?
The privatization timetable
Types of privatization
The airport operators and investors
The consequences of privatization and internationalization of the airport industry
Airport economics and performance benchmarking
Industry profit levels
Revenue and cost structures
Factors influencing costs and revenues
Measuring economic performance and efficiency
Airport operations and service quality
Differentiation of service levels
Service quality
Security issues
Check-in processes
Biometric identification and registered passenger schemes
The airport-airline relationship
The structure of aeronatutical charges
The level of aeronautical charges
The impact of aeronautical charges on airline operations
The airport regulatory environment
Regulation of individual airports
Slot allocation
Ground handling issues
The provision of commercial facilities
The importance of commercial facilities
The market for commercial facilities
Approaches to the provision of commercial facilities
The commercial contract and tender process
Factors driving success
Measuring non-aeronatutical performance
Recent developments and future trends
Airport competition and the role of airport marketing
Airport competition
The birth of airport marketing
Marketing concepts
Airport marketing techniques
The economic and social impact of airports
The wider picture
Airports as generators of economic activity
Measuring the direct, indirect, and induced impacts
Airports and economic development
Incentives to encourage economic development
The environmental impact of airports
Growing concerns for the environment
The main impacts
The role of other transport modes
Environmental management
Future prospects
Index