Airport Operations Management

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Airport Operations Management

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Management Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Airports consist of a complex array of operations. These operations are a critical component to the success of the aviation industry. These operations are by their nature expansive and inherently interconnected, ranging from aircraft to passenger to cargo handling. This module examines these operations and discusses their role and importance in the aviation industry. In doing so it gives students a firm foundation in the principles of airport operations and its complexities.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. illustrate the main operational functions of an airport.
    2. identify and classify the range of businesses involved in the operational functions of the airport.
    3. describe the complexity and interconnectivity of airport operations
    4. describe performance measurement and improvement techniques in operations
    5. describe the minimum service requirements for different airport services

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

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