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TransportNET - Course on Air Transport Economics - 3-6 December 2012

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TransportNET is hosting a Course on Air Transport Economics from 3 to 6 December 2012 at the University of Antwerp – Department of Transport and Regional Economics. This course is open to academic researchers (professors, senior researchers, PhD students) and professionals (from industry and public authorities) from all kinds of backgrounds, research fields and interests, holding a Master’s degree or equivalent.

The aim of the course is to provide participants with advanced training on recent and future developments in air transport and to improve the skills and knowledge of the participants to advance their careers. The course will be based on academic lectures, case studies presented by company executives, as well as lectures by organizations such as IATA and the European Commission.

The topics dealt with during the course week include:

Regulation in Air Transport
Air Transport and Sustainability
Supply and Demand Analysis in Air Transport
Airport Cost Management
Recent Developments in Air Transport Security
Forecasting in Air Transport and Airport
Air Cargo
Air Transport Policy

The course will also include a technical visit to Brussels Airport on Wednesday 5 December.

Course participants will get a participation certificate. The course also values 6 ECTS credits for those who combine the course with participation to the Air Transport Colloquium on 7 December 2012 (see below) and who successfully complete a paper assignment. The paper assignment is to be submitted in due time after the course.