This book begins with the basic evolution of aviation. It is intended to give the basic understanding of aviation. This volume contains market size of aviation in India, airport handling procedures, security check procedures, delayed flights, travel agencies and tourism. Each unit contains detailed explanations of procedures, various types of airlines, examples of currency conversion, IATA exchange rate for different countries, and case studies illustrated with high resolution images and plain English to facilitate quick learning. As aviation continues to face challenges, an in-depth analysis into the case studies examples helps open up new ideas and ways to deal with it. This is a guide that is useful to students, either as a direct teaching tool or a simple reference.
1. Introduction to Airline Industry
2. Characteristics of Airline Profitability
3. Organisational Structure of Airline Alliances
4. Airports and its Services
5. Air Safety and Security