2-YEAR M.A. (AVIATION LAW & AIR TRANSPORT MANAGEMENT)
(From the academic year 2021-2022)
SEMESTER – III
2.3.7. Aviation Safety, Security and Liability Laws
Module I: Global Air Safety Regulations: An Overview, Concept and Problems of Aviation Safety, State Sovereignty under Public International Air Law, Air Sovereignty and the Exchange of Air Traffic Rights, The ICAO and Aviation Safety, Safety Oversight Programme, Effect of Liberalization, Safety Over sight Manual, Safety Management System (SMS), ICAO Global Air Safety Plan.
Module II: Global Air Security Regulations, Problems relating to aviation security, The ICAO and Aviation Security, Annex 17 Security Safeguarding International, Conventions Relating to Aviation Security, Convention on Offences and Certain Other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft Tokyo 1963, The Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft Signed at the Hague 1970, Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation Montreal 1972, Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation, (Supplementary to the Montreal Convention 1971) 1988, Conventions on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection 1991.
Module III: Anti-Hijacking, Aviation Terrorism and Global Regulations, Causes, Impact and Categories of Terrorism, International legal regime for aircraft hijacking.
Module IV: Aviation Liability: The Warsaw Convention of 1929, The Hague Protocol, 1955, Montreal Agreement of 1966, Guatemala City Protocol in 1971, Montreal Protocols of 1975, The IATA and ATA Inter-Carrier Agreement, 1997, Montreal Protocol No. 4 and Cargo Operations, Rome Convention on damage caused by foreign aircraft to third party on the surface, 1952, The Montreal Convention (1999)
2.3.8. Air Space and Air Traffic Management
Module I: Introduction to Air Space and Air Traffic Management, Conceptual Framework, Air Traffic Services, Controlled Air Space, Separation Standards, Communication, Navigation, Surveillance and Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM), International Emergency Procedure, Aviation Meteorological Services, Legal Framework for Air Space and Air Traffic Management: An Overview, Aerodrome Data and Warning, Clear Air Turbulence, Air Navigation.
Module II: Air Space and Air Traffic Management, Introduction to Air Space and Air Traffic Management, Capacity and Safety of Air Traffic Management, Throughput and Efficiency, A Functional View of the Current Concept, Throughput and Safety, Flight and Flow Planning , Separation Assurance and Technical Performance, Dense Terminal Airspace, National Flow Management, Proposed CNS/ATM Technology Improvements, Human Factors in Air Traffic Management, The Role of Human Factors In Enabling Change.
Module III: Communications, Navigation, Surveillance/ Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM), Meaning and Background, CNS Systems: An Overview, ICAO’s Planning Structure for the CNS/ATM System, Global Planning Methodology, Communication Systems, Navigation Systems , Surveillance Systems, Meteorology, Aeronautical Information Services.
Module IV: ICAO and Air Space and Air Traffic Management, ICAO Institutional and Regulatory Framework, Civil and Military Inter-operability, Air Space Organization and Management, ATM Security and ATM in crisis situation, State Aircraft Operations, Civil/Military Collaboration — A New Global Challenge, Legal Issues Concerning Communication/Navigation and Surveillance Systems
2.3.9. Air Transport Economics and Statistics
Module I: Fundamentals of Economics: Meaning, Nature, Micro, Macro-Economic Analysis, Economics and Law of Demand, Economics and Law of Supply, Market Equilibrium.
Module II: Fundamentals of Air Transport Economics Evolving Air Transport Industry, Economic Impact of Air Transport, International Economics and Aviation.
Module III: Core Priciples Market Demand and Supply for Airline Services, Cost and Production Analysis in Air Transport Industry, Air Transport Market Structure and Monopolistic Markets, Aviation Forecasting and Regression Analysis.
Module IV: Airport Airline Economics and Infrastructure, Expenditure and Revenue Structure at Airports, Financial Air Transport Infrastructure: Supply and Demand, Open Skies and Global Alliances, Economies of Aviation Safety and Security.
2.3.10. Aviation Marketing
Module I: Fundamentals of Marketing, Introduction to Marketing and Concepts, Basic Principles of Marketing, Consumer Behaviour, Needs and Motivation, Group Dynamics, Social Surroundings, Direct Selling, Advertising, Sale Promotion And Public Relations, Communications, Market For Air Transport Services.
Module II: Airline Products and Services, Global Airline Passenger Market, Evaluation of Service Marketing in Aviation Industry, Role of Promotion in Marketing, Airline Selling, Advertising and Promotional Policies, Role of Social Media in Marketing.
Module III: Airport Pricing and Marketing, Building Blocks in Airline Pricing Policy, Revenue Management at Airports, Distribution of Aviation Products and Services, Distribution & Major Marketing Channels, Vertical Marketing Systems, Retailer-Owned Wholesaling Intermediaries.
Module IV: Airport Marketing, Airport-Airline Relationship Structure, Aeronautical Charges and Airline Operations, Development and Management of Non-Aeronautical Revenues, Airport Commercial and Retail Management, Greenfields Airport.
Module V: Future of Aviation Marketing, Aviation Marketing: Challenges Ahead, Airport Management: Trends and Developments, Changing Faces of Airport, Privatization of Airports, Greenfield Airports: Overview of India’s Legislative Policy.