Air transportation industry trendsMade to equip you with the skills essential to pursue a successful career in a variety of sectors of the air transport industry including airlines, airport companies and authorities, civil aviation departments, air transport consultancies and aerospace firms. The volume of air passengers and cargo in the Asia-Pacific area has grown significantly more than the past decade due to the strong impetus of financial growth as properly as trade and economic integration at both the regional and global levels. Though public funds have been the principal source of financing for airports in most components of the area, governments have increasingly resorted to privatization or are seriously contemplating it as a form of private sector participation enabling new airports to be built or existing airports to be upgraded. The present paper provides a brief survey of airport privatization in the Asia-Pacific region, discusses the relevant issues, and introduces the following 5 papers published in this special section on the air transport sector in the Asia-Pacific area.
The air transport sector also supported a total of 62.7 million jobs globally. It provided 9.9 million direct jobs. Airlines, air navigation service providers and airports directly employed over 3 million folks. The civil aerospace sector (the manufacture of aircraft, systems and engines) employed 1.1 million people. A further 5.five million worked in other on-airport positions. 52.8 million indirect, induced and tourism-related jobs were supported by aviation.
As air transportation evolves, network configurations and organization models are likely to adjust. Digitalization has … READ MORE >>>