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Airwork: A History

by Keith McCloskey

Airwork Ltd/Airwork Services, now owned by VT Group plc, has a long and distinguished history. It played an important role in defence support services to the RAF, Fleet Air Arm and overseas air forces, as well...


Flight 232: A Story of Disaster and Survival

by Laurence Gonzales

Twenty-five years after the catastrophe, a dramatic and extraordinarily rare 360-degree view of the crash of a fully loaded jumbo jet. As hundreds of rescue workers waited on the ground, United Airlines Flight...


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

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...


Concorde, A Designer's Life: The Journey to Mach 2

by Ted Talbot

Concorde flew for 34 years and is still unmatched. Much has been written about the aeroplane itself, but relatively little about the people who designed it. This book is partly an autobiography and encompasses...


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...


The Low Cost Carrier Worldwide

by Sven Gross & Michael Lück

This volume provides the first comprehensive overview of developments, the legal framework and the current situation of the low-cost carrier phenomenon across the globe. It contains a dozen chapters, each dedicated...


Liberalization in Aviation: Competition, Cooperation and Public Policy

by Peter Forsyth & David Gillen

The transition from regulated to liberalized industries has attracted a substantial amount of research which can be distilled to three main questions: 1. What are the forces that have given rise to regulatory...


BAC One-Eleven: The Whole Story

by Stephen Skinner

One of the best-selling aircraft of British civil aviation, the BAC 1-11 took to the skies for the first time in August 1963, with an order book for sixty aircraft. More than half the orders were from the United...


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

"Patrick Smith is extraordinarily knowledgeable about modern aviation...the ideal seatmate, a companion, writer and explainer."-Boston Globe

Airline pilot Patrick Smith divulges his personal and sometimes surprising...


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 the...


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....


The Passenger Has Gone Digital and Mobile: Accessing and Connecting Through Information and Technology

by Nawal K. Taneja

Nawal K. Taneja explores and explains the game-changing opportunities presented to the industry by new-generation information and technology. He shows how information and technology can now drive, not just enable,...


Risk Management and Corporate Sustainability in Aviation

by Triant G. Flouris & Ayse Kucuk Yilmaz

The best corporate sustainability strategies and management approaches require the consideration of all corporate risks in both a holistic and systematic way. Flouris and Kucuk Yilmaz present an effective way...


Understanding Decision-making Processes in Airline Operations Control

by Peter J. Bruce

Understanding Decision-Making Processes in Airline Operations Control focuses on an area largely overlooked: an airline's Operations Control Centre (OCC). This serves as the nerve centre of the airline and is...


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. Featuring expert analysis...


Air Transport in the 21st Century: Key Strategic Developments

by John F. O'Connell & George Williams

This book reviews current trends in the airline industry and its related suppliers, providing an insight into the forces that are changing its dynamics. It examines the factors reshaping the industry's structure...