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ECO2100 Aviation Economics

Short Description: Aviation Economics
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Business
Student contribution band : Band 4
ASCED code : 091901 - Economics
Grading basis : Graded

Other Requisites

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


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.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Date printed 11 February 2022