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A completely up-to-date sourcebook for techniques and practices used in the management and operation of medium- and large-sized airports Airport Operations, Third Edition provides you with everything you need to know to make an airport function smoothly. The book offers full coverage of the latest developments in this fast-changing industry. Since the second edition was published in 1996, the airport industry has undergone major changes. To address them, the book has been thoroughly updated throughout, covering the very latest in the management and operation of airportsfrom security to passenger and freight facilities. Up-to-date coverage of airport security International focus on new airports facilities and privatization Reviews online ticketing, check-in, and booking arrangements Emphasizes safety management based on international standards organizations such as ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) and IATA (International Air Transport Association) Discusses, for the first time, the operation of multiple facility airport systems as opposed to single airports Contains updated environmental impact control information
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. The airport as an operational system Chapter 2. Airport peaks and airline scheduling Chapter 3. Environmental impact control Chapter 4. Aircraft operating characteristics Chapter 5. Operational readiness Chapter 6. Ground handling Chapter 7. Baggage handling Chapter 8. Passenger terminal operations Chapter 9. Airport security Chapter 10. Cargo operations Chapter 11. Low Cost Carrier Operations Chapter 12. Operating National Airport Systems Chapter 13. Airport technical services Chapter 14. Emergencies Chapter 15. Airport access Chapter 16. Operational administration and performance Chapter 17. Airport safety management systems Chapter 18. Airport operations control centers Chapter 19. The operations manual