Air Cargo Management (AVM425) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Air Cargo Management AVM425 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, Question and Answer, Field Trip, Problem Solving, Team/Group, Brain Storming.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To teach information regarding air cargo, Introducing the concept of air cargo.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students will be generate air cargo infrastructure in the theoretical knowledge base.
  • Students will be able to identify the air cargo transportation.
  • Students will be able to identify logistics activities in the air cargo market.
Course Content The concept of air cargo, classification of air cargo companies involved in the market, evaluation of expectations for the future of air cargo market.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Structural condition and the importance of the air transport sector
2 The concept of air cargo, sections and features
3 Air cargo market structure and market dynamics
4 Classification of aircraft types which are used in air cargo
5 Classification of air cargo companies involved in the market
6 Air cargo transportation in the world
7 Air cargo transportation in Turkey
8 Mid-Term Exam
9 The concept of special cargo, Admission requirements, Definitions
10 Special cargo types
11 Handling labels
12 Dangerous Goods rules
13 Cargo terminology
14 Evaluation of expectations for the future of air cargo market.
15 Logistics activities in air cargo market
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Peter S. Morrell, Moving Boxes by Air, The Economics Of International Air Cargo, Ashgate, 2011.
Other Sources 2. Michael Sales, The Air Logistics Handbook, Air Freight and the Global Supply Chain, Routledge, 2013.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation 1 20
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
1 An ability to apply airframe and powerplant maintenance skills for the candidates to prepare for the EASA JAR 66 certification.
2 To learn the technical terms and concepts in order to communicate verbally and in writing about the maintenance procedures, reports and results.
3 An ability to apply of knowledge and skills in solving aircraft maintenance problems.
4 An ability to understand and apply fundamental sciences and forethoughts the facts and precautions (such as physics).
5 The knowledge of operating principles of aircraft, and fundamental principles of aircraft flight and maintenance.
6 A standard and widespread understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
7 Knowledge of the importance of the application of maintenance procedures correctly.
8 Knowledge of personal safety.
9 An ability to perform inspection techniques.

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 2 28
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 10 10
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 15 15
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 20 20
Total Workload 121