ECTS - Air Logistics and Transportation

Air Logistics and Transportation (LOG308) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Air Logistics and Transportation LOG308 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Field Trip, Team/Group, Brain Storming.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Instructor Dr. Hakkı Doğankaya
Course Assistants
Course Objectives This course, with a special focus on global and domestic air logistics and transportation regulations, aims to introduce the basic concepts of air logistics and transportation within the context of theoretical knowledge. The effecting properties of international aviation logistics and transportation will be considered within the light of international and domestic air law. It aims for the students to perceive the framework and developments of the international aviation logistics and transportation parallel with aviation industry developments. Within this scope, it has also been targeted to introduce various concepts and sub concepts of air logistics and transportation to enable students to understand the reciprocal effects of global and domestic aviation regulations and laws. The course begins with the general explanations of international aviation, air logistics and transportation and continues with introduction of main global institutions, associations and regulations for international and domestic air logistics and transportation.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Perceive and understand aviation in general.
  • Perceive and understand aviation industry in general.
  • Understand global air transportation characteristics, regulations and deregulations.
  • Understand the international air law, IATA and its regulations.
  • Recognize Open Skies treaty in terms of globalization.
  • Understand the establishment of ICAO and its regulations and procedures.
  • Understand the establishment of EASA and its regulations and procedures.
  • Recognize the air cargo within the scope of airports services and market.
  • Explain future expectations of air logistics and transportation.
Course Content Aviation industry, air transportation regulations, international air law, ICAO regulations, EASA regulations, air cargo, cargo airlines.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction and Overview of Aviation “Air Transportation, A Management Perspective”, John G. WENSVEEN, Chapter 1: Pages: 3-14
2 Aviation Industry “Air Transportation, A Management Perspective”, John G. WENSVEEN, Chapter 1: Pages: 14-21
3 Historical Perspective of Air Transportation “Air Transportation, A Management Perspective”, John G. WENSVEEN, Chapter 2: Pages: 29-67
4 Global Aspects of Transportation “Strategic Logistics Management”, Stock James R., Lambert Douglas M., 4th Ed., McGraw-Hill, Boston, 2001,Chapter 8: Pages: 312-346
5 Air Transportation Regulations and Associations “Air Transportation, A Management Perspective”, John G. WENSVEEN, Chapter 3: Pages: 79-100
6 International Air Law and IATA “Air Transportation, A Management Perspective”, John G. WENSVEEN, Chapter 16: Pages: 459-475
7 Midterm Exam
8 The Pursuits of Open Skies “Air Transportation, A Management Perspective”, John G. WENSVEEN, Chapter 13: Pages: 476-484
9 ICAO Regulations ICAO Publications
10 EASA Regulations EASA Publications
11 Structure and Economic Characteristics of Airliners “Air Transportation, A Management Perspective”, John G. WENSVEEN, Chapter 5: Pages: 147-191
12 Air Cargo “Air Transportation, A Management Perspective”, John G. WENSVEEN, Chapter 11: Pages: 319-337
13 Cargo Airlines, Airports and Markets “International Logistics: Management of International Trade Operations”, P. A. David, R.D. Stewart, Chapter 12: Pages: 290-299
14 International Air Cargo Environmental Issues “International Logistics: Management of International Trade Operations”, P. A. David, R.D. Stewart, Chapter 12: Pages: 304-309
15 Future of Air Logistics and Transportation Current Publications
16 Final Exam

Sources

Course Book 1. “Air Transportation, A Management Perspective”, John G. WENSVEEN, 6th Ed., Ashgate Publishing, US, 2007.
Other Sources 2. “International Logistics: Management of International Trade Operations”, Pierre A. David, Richard D. Stewart, 3rd Ed, Atomicdog Publication, US, 2010.
3. “Strategic Logistics Management”, Stock James R., Lambert Douglas M., 4th Ed., McGraw-Hill, Boston, 2001.
4. ICAO, FAA, EASA Publications.
5. Air Logistics and Transportation open sources

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 5
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 10
Presentation 1 10
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 35
Toplam 6 100
Percentage of Semester Work 65
Percentage of Final Work 35
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 1 - To be able to utilize the theoretical and practical knowledge acquired in the fields of International Trade and Logistics with an interdisciplinary approach in developing expertise on the track of the progress in the globalized business world X
2 2 - To exercise managerial skills by conducting his/her competences in the fields of International Trade and Logistics actively into real processes X
3 3 - To be able to communicate effectively both in written and oral forms with the peers in the department where he/she holds a position and organize professional development activities X
4 4 - To assess the basic and current dynamics of flexible and open fields of International Trade and Logistics in a theoretical framework X
5 5 - To solve the complex problems in the fields of International Trade and Logistics with analytic and independent thinking ability and capability to synthesize them with embracing versatility X
6 6 - To keep professional capabilities updated through improving business practicum by keeping track of the changes and innovations in the sector X
7 7 - To have the characteristics to interpret, inquire and deepen the knowledge acquired during the education process within the existing economic conjuncture X
8 8 - To have the necessary organizational skills and responsibility to create flexible, efficient and rapid solutions to the existing and possible problems with an innovative approach by facilitating sectoral coordination through the practices of International Trade and Logistics. X
9 9 - To be able to use the current and widely used field specific information and software programs besides having up-to-date technical equipment and multiple language skills needed by private sector in both national and international platforms. X
10 10 - To possess the competency in the English language to be able to communicate in every platform effectively, due to the international characteristic of the field they studied X
11 11 - To become individuals having high intellectual and social capacity, vision and moral values and the ability to adapt to group communication X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours)
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 2 28
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 20 20
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 1 15 15
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 20 40
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 20 20
Total Workload 123