Aviation Industry Fundamentals

AVA80012 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.

2022 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

1 Aug 22 - 30 Oct 22

6 Dec 22

Last self enrolment:
14 Aug 22

31 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Sep 22

Aims and objectives

At the conclusion of this subject students should have a good understanding of the broader issues affecting air transportation at international and local level for both government and operators of services. Additionally, students should gain sufficient insights into wider business issues relating to this highly regulated and complex industry.
Unit Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
#Unit Learning Outcome Description
ULO1Discuss the significance of the Chicago Convention, identifying and explaining the major outcomes of the convention
ULO2Explain ways in which the Chicago Convention impacts the operations of all air transport with particular emphasis on the responsibilities of signatory States
ULO3Identify and discuss the economic and technical regulations and standards pertaining to organisations within the air transport industry
ULO4Verify the key operational components of both passenger and cargo transport operations and explain their significance to the safety of flight
ULO5Quantify and interpret financial measures of performance, control and accountability within the air transport industry
ULO6Describe the characteristics of markets and marketing concepts and strategies with regard to the management of airlines and airports
ULO7Demonstrate through individual written communications specialised knowledge with regard to technical and regulatory concepts and practices in the air transport industry