Airline Operations Management

AVA80013 12.5 Credit Points Online


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • Nil Hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

Aims and objectives

The purpose and aims of this unit are to study various safety, technical, legal and operational issues relating to certification and airworthiness of aircraft, certification and regulation of airports and aviation organisations, flight operations, and operational control. The topics have been approached in a way that is relevant, functional and useful for mid-level personnel and managers in operational and technical roles.

Unit Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Provide an overview of the major issues and challenges facing airline and airport management in Australia
2. Interpret the outcomes from the Chicago Convention and in particular the purpose, outcomes and requirements of Annexes 6, 16 and 17.
3. Identify and describe the economic and technical regulations and standards pertaining to organisations within the air transport industry
4. Distinguish between the elements and processes of certification, airworthiness and operational control
5. Describe the system and legal framework for determining international traffic rights
6. Demonstrate through individual written communications specialised knowledge with regard to technical and regulatory and legal concepts and practices in the air transport industry.