|Short Description:||Aviation Economics|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||School of Commerce|
|Student contribution band :||Band 3|
|ASCED code :||091901 - Economics|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||1 June 2020|
Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at http://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.
This course uses air transport examples to illustrate basic concepts related to supply and demand, costs, competition and market structures. Key topics in the field of aviation economics are explored, including areas such as regulation and deregulation, open skies, airline alliances, airline pricing and revenue management, and the emergence of low cost carriers. Topics are explored from an economic perspective, with the aim to help students understand core economic concepts and principles, giving them the chance to develop the types of problem-solving, critical thinking, research and communication skills required for success in the aviation industry.
|Semester 2, 2020||Online|