Course: Operating and Controlling of Air Transport III

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Course title Operating and Controlling of Air Transport III
Course code KTRD/APL3P
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Šourek David, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Cempírek Václav, prof. Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Air transport process. Air-ticket reservations. 2. Passenger check-in process, check-in systems. 3. Transport conditions for passengers and baggage, classes, tariffs. 4. Computer reservation and distribution systems. 5. Model of air transport demand. 6. Basic principles of revenue management. 7. Air cargo transport and air cargo tariffs. 8. Cargo terminals. Cargo loading into airplane. Cargo airplanes. 9. Construction and technical layout of airport. 10. Handling services and preparation of aircraft for flight. 11. Capacity of RWYs, TWYs and aprons. 12. Capacity of passengers airport terminals. 13. Biological protection of airports.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
The aim of the subject is to introduce: sale of the air transport and its principles and realization. Next, information about existing types of airplanes and their characteristics will be presented.
After passing the subject, the student is able to describe basic principles of air transport process, including check-in and airport terminal's equipment.
Prerequisites
unspecified
KTRD/APL2P and KTRD/APL1P

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Home assignment evaluation, Presentation

The credit confirms that the student has attended the lessons in certain frequency and that has fulfilled all requirements. The conditions of credit awarding depend on the teacher. The examination (form, content, length) is given by "Study and Examination Order".
Recommended literature
  • BÍNA, L., ŠOUREK, D., ŽIHLA, Z. Provozování a řízení letecké dopravy I.. Pardubice, 2004. ISBN 80-8653-017-5.
  • CAPOUŠEK, L. Metodologie rozhodovacího procesu při prognózování trendů v letecké dopravě. Praha, 2002.
  • Vonka, Jaroslav. Osobní doprava. Pardubice: Univerzita Pardubice, 2004. ISBN 80-7194-630-3.
  • Žihla, Z. Technologie a řízení letecké dopravy. Pardubice, 2000.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Transport Engineering Transport Technology and Control: Technology and Control of Transport Systems (2014) Transportation and communications 3 Winter
Faculty of Transport Engineering Transport Technology and Control: Technology and Control of Transport Systems (2016) Transportation and communications 3 Winter
Faculty of Transport Engineering Transport Technology and Control: Technology and Control of Transport Systems (2013) Transportation and communications 3 Winter