Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
190400704101AIR TRANSPORTATIONCompulsory244
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The course aims to provide students with an advanced theory-based understanding of global aviation processes and their role in the context of global logistics and supply chain management. It also provides an overview of airline management decisions by focusing on economic issues and planning processes for logistics relations and operations models and decision support tools.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1describe the key concepts of transportation system describe general characteristics of transportation system lists transportation sub-systems and describe their general characteristics explain economic and social benefits of transportation system compare strength and weaknesses of transportation systems
2describe the key concepts of air transportation industry summarize general structure of air transportation industry explain economic and social benefits of air transportation explain the significance of airports and air services for air transportation summarize the structure of air transportation industry worldwide summarize the structure of air transportation industry in Turkey
3describe national and international rules and regulations for air transportation explain technical rules and regulations about air transportation explain economic rules and regulations about air transportation
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
To be able to understand the basic elements of the air transport system, including airlines, airports, air traffic controller and government agencies
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1Introduction and comparison of transportation system and transportation subsystems --
2Air transport structure, economic and social effects and benefits of air transport --
3Air transport companies --
4Airports, Aviation services --
5Regulatory and supervisory organizations --
6Economic regulations related to commercial air transportation --
7Economic regulations related to commercial air transportation --
8Technical regulations on commercial air transport --
9EASA regulations --
10Turkey's regulations --
11Air freight customers --
12History of Air Transportation in the World --
13Air Transportation in the World --
14Turkey's Air Transport --
Recommended or Required Reading
Caraiani, G., Serescu, M., „Maritime Transports”, Lumina Lex Publishing House, Bucharest
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures12525
Individual Study for Mid term Examination31030
Individual Study for Final Examination51050
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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