Airport Operations, Third Edition (Hardcover)

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Airport Operations, Third Edition (Hardcover)


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Fully revised for the latest FAA, ICAO, and IATA standards and regulations, Airport Operations, Third Edition, provides proven strategies and best practices for efficiently managing airport functions. This in-depth resource offers a broad perspective on the privatization of air transport worldwide. To reflect the evolution of regulatory guidance, two new chapters have been added to address safety management systems and airport operations control centers. New information on the latest trends, including security, environmental impact control, and emerging technologies, is also included. Authoritative yet accessible, this practical reference is ideal for aviation educators, students, airport personnel, airport planners and designers, and aviation managers at all levels.

Coverage includes:
* The airport as an operational system * Airport peaks and airline scheduling * Airport noise control * Aircraft operating characteristics * Operational readiness * Ground handling * Baggage handling * Passenger terminal operations * Airport security * Cargo operations * Airport technical services * Airport aircraft emergencies * Airport access * Operational administration * Airport safety management systems * Airport operations control centers * The airport operations manual * Sustainable development and environmental capacity of airports

Norman J Ashford was Professor of Transport Planning at the Loughborough University of Technology, England from 1972 to 1997. He is the holder of bachelor, master and doctorate-level degrees in civil engineering. Dr. Ashford worked as a civil engineer in Canada and taught at the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Florida State University. He served as the Director of the Transportation Institute Division of Universities for the State of Florida. Dr. Ashford runs an aviation consulting company and has been active in the areas of airport planning, design, operations, and privatization on more than 100 airports in more than 40 countries.Dr. Pierre Coutu is the President of Aviation Strategies International (ASI) where he leads and guides a multi-disciplinary, international network of civil aviation experts who leverage their experience to provide value-added, senior-level strategic advice and analysis to ASI's world clients. With more than 35 years of experience in the airports business, Dr. Coutu has worked with the Canadian Transportation Ministry in various capacities related to airport management and development as well as with the International Aviation Management Training Institute (IAMTI) as Executive VP and COO, from 1987 to 1998, during which the Institute graduated close to 5,000 aviation executives from 150 different countries. Dr. Coutu has also been speaking at worldwide industry events and teaching airport management within aviation MBA programs at universities including Concordia University (Canada), Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (China), and Krems Danau University (Austria). John R Beasley graduated from the University of Oxford with a First Class Honors degree in Natural Sciences (Physics), is a Chartered Physicist, a Member of the Institute of Directors and a Member of the Association of German Engineers (VDI). He worked for Barclays de Zoete Wedd (BZW) as an investment analyst, publishing major research covering the defense and software sectors. In 2001, Beasley founded his own consultancy, Analytical Decisions, offering decision-making and policy implementation support.
Product Details ISBN: 9780071775847
ISBN-10: 0071775846
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Publication Date: November 12th, 2012
Pages: 640
Language: English