Aviation Foundation

The course consolidates knowledge of key operational aspects, regulations, infrastructure and airport business principles, allowing the participants to attain comprehensive overview of the aviation system. In addition, it includes first-hand examples and management best practices taken directly from Munich Airport experience. 


Upon completion of the training the participants will be able to:

  • understand importance of the aviation and airports
  • review of applicable aviation regulatory framework
  • define dynamic development and impact of the aviation industry
  • identify challenges of aviation stakeholders and their interrelations
  • recognize strengths and limitations of the aviation industry
  • learn about airports business principles
  • get an overview of airport operations including key processes, structures, planning and services


  • Systemic view on aviation
  • Regulatory framework and industry organizations
  • Socio-economic aspects of aviation
  • Airport operations
  • Airside, Terminal, Baggage, Landside
  • Ground Handling
  • Aviation Security
  • Safety Management and Emergency
  • Aviation Market
  • Airline Business in context with the aviation industry
  • Airports - Demand and Capacity
  • Airport Business Models and Success Factors
  • Aviation and Non-Aviation Revenues
  • Performance and Trade-Offs and Balancing
  • Airport Master Plan
  • Forecasting
  • Demand and Resource Calculation
  • Environmental Challenges
  • CO² reduction

Target group

The course is dedicated to both aviation industry newcomers and existing airport staff, especially those from non-operational departments, who are looking for a structured overview of the complex airport system and getting a big picture of the industry. 


Case study

At a glance

  • Form of learning: Classroom training
  • Location:
  • Language: English


04-08 November 2024

Duration: 5 days (classroom)


2.485 € plus VAT / per person

Price includes attendance, food and beverages.


  • Munich Airport

  • Street
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Team International Training

AirportAcademy - Munich Airport
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