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    DescriptionManaging Airports presents a comprehensive and cutting-edge insight into today's international airport industry. 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. Completely revised and updated for a third edition, with international case studies from BAA, Vienna, Aer Rianta, and countries around the world, this book reflects the huge changes in the management of airports today and tackles many key issues. 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.


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    Title
    Managing Airports
    Subtitle
    An International Perspective
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Anne Graham
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 360
    Width: 189 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 725 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780750686136
    ISBN 10: 0750686138
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TRV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S4.6
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: KNSG
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 10
    LC classification: HD
    BIC subject category V2: KNGV
    B&T General Subject: 180
    Ingram Subject Code: BE
    Abridged Dewey: 338
    Libri: I-BE
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BISAC V2.8: BUS081000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17870
    BISAC V2.8: TRA000000
    DC22: 387.736068, 387
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/BUSNAS
    Thema V1.0: KNP, KNG
    Edition
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
    Publication date
    01 November 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Anne Graham is Senior Lecturer in Air Transport and Tourism at the University of Westminster. Her specialist area of experience and knowledge is airport management, finance and regulation. For 20 years she has acted as consultant to airports, government departments and internationalorganisations.She has also lectured extensively about airport related topics on higher education courses, international conferences and seminars and industry training courses.
    Review quote
    "This book addresses many crucial and challenging issues in the development of airports. It does so in a way which is both authoritative and accessible to a broad range of readers. It is admirably lucid and yet at the same time takes the reader quite a long way into the problems involved in managing airports. The comparisons presented are especially useful." Pat Hanlon, Senior Lecturer, University of Birmingham, UK. "This book addresses the key management issues facing airport companies today; it is both comprehensive and readable" Stuart Condie, Director of Economics and Regulation, BAA plc, UK. "This second edition of Dr Graham's book offers an updated, comprehensive and thorough analysis of the major challenges faced by the airport industry post-11 September. A stimulating read for students and practitioners." Dr Andreas Papatheodorou, School of Management, University of Surrey. "An incisive, timely, flawlessly organised and impeccably researched examination of the global airport industry. Ideal for professionals and students alike ... this book integrates all the key issues concerning airport management into one accessible text." Professor Brian Graham, School of Environmental Studies, University of Ulster "Essential reading for anyone who is interested in having a comprehensive overview of the issues involved in managing airports at a time of great change in the industry." John Burke, Chief Executive, Aer Rianta "This is a comprehensive international analysis of airports in an era of competition, privatization and environmental concern. Dr Graham's book is invaluable to the airport manager and the economic analyst in assessing rapid change in the airport sector." Dr Sean Barrett, Senior Lecturer, Trinity College Dublin, and member of the editorial board of the Journal of Air Transport Management "Managing airports has grown as a discipline from the operational to a much more sophisticated approach, with the need for airports to develop in a sustainable way whilst delivering economic and business growth. Anne Graham's book is a very comprehensive analysis." Geoff Muirhead, Chief Executive, Manchester Airport "Dr Anne Graham MTS has generated one of the most interesting books in airport management. 'Managing Airports' is the first book that provides an accessible but comprehensive account of key airport management issues. ... 'Managing Airports' provides a comprehensive in-depth study of the modern international airport industry and should be read by practitioners, academics and students of transportation, tourism and planning alike." Dr Dimitrios Buhalis FTS, University of Surrey - Tourism, Issue 111, Winter 2001.
    Table of contents
    1 Introduction 2 The changing nature of airports 3 Airport economics and performance benchmarking 4 Airport operations and service quality 5 The airport-airline relationship 6 The provision of commercial facilities 7 Airport competition and the role of airport marketing 8 The economic and social impact of airports 9 The environmental impact of airports 10 Future prospects