National Institute of Business Management
Chennai - 020
Elective: Airline and Airport Management (Part -1)
Attend any 4 questions. Each question carries 25 marks
(Each answer should be of minimum 2 pages / of 300 words)
1. Airline management practice has evolved significantly over the past three decades. The development of this practice has contributed to recent advances in computation and communication technologies and, more importantly, the need to reduce costs and increase revenues. Explain.
2. The Total Airport Management System (TAMS) is an integrated airport management system which supports the business goals of providing an efficient, cost effective operation as it is the nucleus on the Multimedia Super Corridor…show more content… Number of circuits and approaches are used for aeronautical billing and statistical purposes.
A major point to bear in mind with the way is that the airlines/handling agents are also being updated on estimates of arrival and departure. Therefore it has to be agreed by all the party’s concerned on who will be responsible for the updating the information.
Airlines and handling agents know of new flight information and if both parties’ have the ability to create new flights then a minute difference in time can create two flights instead of the one.
ATC information can be used to create mandatory statistics required by some Government agencies such as the National Air traffic Service (NATS) who use the information for planning purposes and in some case for airspace usage.
Information entered in ICAO format and UTC and consists of the following information: -
Point of Entry into Air Space
Point of Departure of Air Space
Airport Point of Departure and/or Landing
Times at the Different Points of Entry or Departure
Aircraft registration is entered so that the aircraft type and weight can be used in the calculation of the fee.
Airport of origin/destination or point of entry and exit are used in the calculation of the fee.
Times are entered if entry and exit time in the FIR forms part of the billing calculation. Airline/Handling Agents
Information can be entered by