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Flight 232: A Story of Disaster and Survival

by Laurence Gonzales

“A richly detailed story that is equal parts heartbreaking, inspiring . . . and full of fascinating science . . . masterful.”—San Francisco Chronicle As hundreds of rescue workers waited on the ground,...


Boeing 787 Dreamliner

by Mark Wagner & Guy Norris

With the launch of its superjumbo, the A380, Airbus made what looked like an unbeatable bid for commercial aviation supremacy. But archrival Boeing responded: Not so fast. Boeing's 787 Dreamliner has already...


Airbus A380: Superjumbo of the 21st Century

by Guy Norris & Mark Wagner

Poised for takeoff on that hot morning in April 2005, the Airbus A380 had the purposeful, powerful presence of a giant predatory bird. With its enormous gulled wings, imperiously tall tail, and broad, domed...


The Independent Airport Planning Manual

by A L W Bradley

This independent manual provides airport planners and architects with an essential planning guide and reference tool, based on the author's extensive experience in the field and involvement in developing best...


Far/Aim 2014: Federal Aviation Regulations/Aeronautical Information Manual

by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Adhering to a reputation for excellence, this latest combo edition of apropos parts of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) and the full Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) has been fully updated and indexed...


Liberalization in Aviation: Competition, Cooperation and Public Policy

by Peter Forsyth & David Gillen

The last few decades have witnessed substantial liberalization trends in various industries and countries. Starting with the deregulation of the US airline industry in 1978, regulatory restructuring took place...


Full Upright and Locked Position: The Insider's Guide to Air Travel

by Mark Gerchick

"Sit back, relax, and enjoy the flight," our pilots still intone. But who are they kidding? Former FAA chief counsel and senior aviation policy official Mark Gerchick unravels the unseen forces and little-known...


The Birth of the 787 Dreamliner

by Edgar Turner

The Birth of the Dreamliner captures the awe and achievement of this ambitious chapter of aviation history, and acts as a "biography" of the aircraft, following the evolution of the 787 concept through its path...


Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know About Air Travel: Questions, Answers, and Reflections

by Patrick Smith

A New York Times bestseller

For millions of people, travel by air is a confounding, uncomfortable, and even fearful experience. Patrick Smith, airline pilot and author of the web's popular Ask the Pilot feature,...


Scum Airways

by John Sugden (Mainstream)

Football is big business and it doesn't come much bigger than Manchester United – commercial giants and the richest club in the world. But in the shadow of Old Trafford a black economy is growing to rival...


International Aviation Law: A Practical Guide

by Ronald I.C. Bartsch

International Aviation Law: A Practical Guide explains the international context and application of the law as it applies to commercial and recreational aviation, and to the broader aviation environment. It...


Air Transportation: A Management Perspective

by John G. Wensveen

Now in its Seventh Edition, Air Transportation: A Management Perspective by John Wensveen is a proven textbook that offers a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of air transportation management....


Risk Management and Corporate Sustainability in Aviation

by Triant G. Flouris & Ayse Kucuk Yilmaz

Sustainability factors should be considered by managers like any other business risk issue; these factors are expected to have a substantial impact on corporate management. Air transport corporations need a...


Moving Boxes by Air: The Economics of International Air Cargo

by Peter S. Morrell

Air cargo is a key element of the global supply chain. It allows outsourcing of manufacturing to other countries and links production in both multinational and smaller enterprises. It has also been the most...


Air Transport in the 21st Century: Key Strategic Developments

by John F. O'Connell & George Williams

Airlines are buffeted by fluctuating political and economic landscapes, ever-changing competition, technology developments, globalization, increasing deregulation and evolving customer requirements. As a consequence...


e-Learning in Aviation

by Suzanne K. Kearns

Whereas traditional classroom instruction requires pilots to be pulled 'off the line', a training facility to be maintained and instructors to be compensated, e-learning is extremely cost-effective and therefore...


Stormy Skies: Airlines in Crisis

by Paul Clark

As the airline industry struggles to extricate itself from its latest crisis, the time has come to examine the fundamentals of airline business strategy in a more innovative way and find answers to the questions,...


Airline Operations and Scheduling

by Massoud Bazargan

This book demystifies operations and scheduling within airlines, presenting easy-to-understand models, applied to practical examples. After introducing the key issues, it offers an objective review of the various...


Airport Competition: The European Experience

by Peter Forsyth & David Gillen

The break-up of BAA and the blocked takeover of Bratislava airport by the competing Vienna airport have brought the issue of airport competition to the top of the agenda for air transport policy in Europe. Airport...


Discrete Choice Modelling and Air Travel Demand: Theory and Applications

by Laurie A. Garrow

In recent years, airline practitioners and academics have started to explore new ways to model airline passenger demand using discrete choice methods. This book provides an introduction to discrete choice models...