The Global Airline Industry

The Global Airline Industry

Editor(s): Peter Belobaba, Amedeo Odoni, Cynthia Barnhart

Published Online: 1 APR 2009

Print ISBN: 9780470740774

Online ISBN: 9780470744734

DOI: 10.1002/9780470744734

About this Book

In today's rapidly changing air transport environment, the aviation professionals   require access to advanced and comprehensive knowledge, coupled with an in-depth understanding of the needs of the airline industry. Drawing on the editors' extensive experience with airline and air transport issues, The Global Airline Industry provides a definitive introduction to our air transportation system. Featuring contributors from 3 different continents, all affiliated to MIT's Global Airline Industry Program, this book's unique and holistic perspective is allied with detailed coverage of  

  • air transportation economics
  • airline planning and operations
  • industrial relations and human resource issues
  • aviation safety and security
  • aviation infrastructure and environmental impacts
  • airline pricing and distribution.

The Global Airline Industry is accompanied by a book companion website hosting databases with regular updates of airline & air transport related statistics and information as well as updates of the book material, housed at It engenders a crucial understanding of the essential parameters within which the interfacing disciplines in the industry must operate that will benefit both students in air transportation/ aviation management degree programmes as well as professionals working in the industry.

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 8

      Airline Flight Operations (pages 213–252)

      Alan H. Midkiff, Professor R. John Hansman and Tom G. Reynolds

    3. Chapter 10

      Labor Relations and Human Resource Management in the Airline Industry (pages 275–311)

      Dr. Jody Hoffer Gittell, Andrew von Nordenflycht, Professor Thomas A. Kochan, Robert McKersie and Greg J. Bamber

    4. Chapter 13

      Air Traffic Control (pages 377–403)

      Professor R. John Hansman and Amedeo Odoni

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