ECTS - Aviation Economics and Policy

Aviation Economics and Policy (AVM418) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Aviation Economics and Policy AVM418 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
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, Observation Case Study, Problem Solving.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Airline economics, Applied by airline business model structures, Pricing structures and demand in the aviation sector.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students will have to information theoretical basis provide infrastructure airline economics.
  • Students will be able to recognize air transport and economic characteristics of business models.
  • Students will be able to learn the structure of demand and cost in the airlines.
Course Content Strategic and economic structures models of airlines, the structure of demand in airlines, models of airline fees, capacity and cost management.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Basic information about the air transport sector
2 Strategic structure: Airline strategies and business models
3 Demand in the airline business and the structure of demand
4 Pricing and revenue management in the airlines
5 Airline output
6 Airline passenger fees
7 Cost management strategies in the airlines
8 Mid-Term Exam
9 Capacity management in airlines
10 Capacity management in airlines
11 Network structure management in airlines: Design
12 Network structure management in airlines: Scheduling
13 Fleet management
14 Fleet management
15 Funding sources in the airlines
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Stephen Holloway, Straight and Level: Practical Airline Economics, Ashgate, Third Edition, 2008.
Other Sources 2. William E. O’Connor, An Introduction to Airline Economics, Praeger, 201.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 20
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 50
Percentage of Final Work 50
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
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

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 3 42
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 1 8 8
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 10 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 15 15
Total Workload 123