Air Transportation

Air Transportation : A Management Perspective

By (author) John G. Wensveen

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Now in its Seventh Edition, "Air Transportation: A Management Perspective" by John Wensveen is a proven textbook that offers a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of air transportation management. In addition to explaining the fundamentals, this book now takes the reader to the leading edge of the discipline, using past and present trends to forecast future challenges the industry may face and encouraging the reader to really think about the decisions a manager implements. The Seventh Edition brings the text right up to date with a new opening chapter, titled 'The Airline Industry: Trends, Challenges and Strategies', setting the context for all that follows within the book, and a new section within 'International Aviation' that explores the new airline business models. New and updated material has been added throughout the text and overall presents a more international perspective. Arranged in sharply focused parts and accessible sections, the exposition is clear and reader-friendly. "Air Transportation: A Management Perspective" is suitable for almost all aviation programs that feature business and management. Its student-friendly structure and style make it highly suitable for modular courses and distance-learning programmes, or for self-directed study and continuing personal professional development.

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  • Paperback | 650 pages
  • 170 x 242 x 38mm | 1,301.8g
  • 11 Nov 2011
  • Ashgate Publishing Group
  • Ashgate Publishing Limited
  • Aldershot
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • includes 58 figures
  • 1409430634
  • 9781409430636
  • 158,654

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Dr John G. Wensveen earned a Ph.D. in International Air Transport from the University of Wales and a BA in Geography and Transportation Land Use Planning from the University of Victoria, Canada. He is currently President & CEO of Airline Visions, an aviation consultancy based in Washington DC, specialized in the development of airline business plans. Dr Wensveen was one of the founding executive team members and Vice President of International Development at MAXjet Airways. Dr Wensveen has held the academic positions of Dean of the School of Aviation at Dowling College in New York and professor of airline management at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach. He is connected with a number of industry associations and is a faculty member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) as well as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Maryland University College. Dr Wensveen is also one of the editors of Aeronautica Journal at Griffith University's Aerospace Strategic Study Centre in Brisbane, Australia. He is an active contributor to the international media on aviation-related issues.

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