Автор: Doganis Название: Flying Off Course ISBN: 1138224243 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781138224247 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Цена: 5196 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщикаПоставка под заказ. Описание: Aviation is one of the most widely talked about industries in the global economy and yet airlines continue to present an enigma. Between 2010 and 2018 the global airline industry experienced its longest period of sustained profitability; however, huge global profits hid a darker side. Many airlines made inadequate profits or serious losses while others collapsed entirely. This fifth edition of Flying Off Course explains why. Written by leading industry expert, Rigas Doganis, this book is an indispensable guide to the inner workings of this exciting industry. Providing a complete, practical introduction to the fundamentals of airline economics and marketing, it explores the structure of the market, the nature of airline costs, issues around pricing and demand, and the latest developments in e-commerce. Vibrant examples are drawn from passenger, charter and freight airlines to provide a dynamic view of the entire industry. This completely updated edition also explores the sweeping changes that have affected airlines in recent years. It includes much new material on airline alliances, long-haul low-cost airlines, new pricing policies and ancillary revenues in order to present a compelling account of the current state of the airline industry. Offering a practical approach and peppered with real examples, this book will be valuable to anyone new to the airline industry as well as those wishing to gain a wider insight into its operations and economics. For undergraduate or postgraduate students in transport studies, tourism and business the book provides a unique insider's view into the workings of this exciting industry.
Автор: Doganis, Rigas Название: Flying off course ISBN: 041521324X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415213240 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Цена: 4272 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Flying Off Course has established itself over the years as the indispensable guide to the inner workings of the aviation industry. This third edition brings the story fully up to date and includes new material on key topics.
Автор: Doganis, Rigas Название: Flying off course ISBN: 0415447364 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415447362 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Рейтинг: Цена: 13283 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Provides an insight into the economics and marketing of international airlines. This guide takes into account the various changes which have affected airlines. It includes material on many key topics such as airline costs, `open skies` , air cargo economics, charters and different trends in airline pricing.
Автор: Lehrer Henry R. Название: Flying the Beam ISBN: 1557536856 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781557536853 Издательство: Eurospan Рейтинг: Цена: 4371 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: With air travel a regular part of daily life in North America, we tend to take the infrastructure that makes it possible for granted. However, the systems, regulations, and technologies of civil aviation are in fact the product of decades of experimentation and political negotiation, much of it connected to the development of the airmail as the first commercially sustainable use of airplanes. From the lighted airways of the 1920s through the radio navigation system in place by the time of World War II, this book explores the conceptualisation and ultimate construction of the initial US airways systems. The daring exploits of the earliest airmail pilots are well documented, but the underlying story of just how brick-and-mortar construction, radio research and improvement, chart and map preparation, and other less glamorous aspects of aviation contributed to the system we have today has been understudied. Flying the Beam traces the development of aeronautical navigation of the US airmail airways from 1917 to 1941. Chronologically organised, the book draws on period documents, pilot memoirs, and firsthand investigation of surviving material remains in the landscape to trace the development of the system. The author shows how visual cross-country navigation, only possible in good weather, was developed into all-weather “blind flying.” The daytime techniques of “following railroads and rivers” were supplemented by a series of lighted beacons (later replaced by radio towers) crisscrossing the country to allow nighttime transit of long-distance routes, such as the one between New York and San Francisco. Although today’s airway system extends far beyond the continental US and is based on digital technologies, the way pilots navigate from place to place basically uses the same infrastructure and procedures that were pioneered almost a century earlier. While navigational electronics have changed greatly over the years, actually “flying the beam” has changed very little.
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