Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology offers a Certificate in Airline Management for students and professionals interested in learning about airlines in preparation for managerial careers in commercial air carriers and airlines. Students will study the aspects of business management involved in airline operations and learn the necessary aviation and airline industry knowledge, management skills, marketing, law, and operations knowledge necessary for operations. Students have the potential to gain insight into the issues involved in running an airline from a leadership perspective.
The program allows students to take part in a curriculum which will help further their understanding of the ongoing operations of airports. Classes students take include aviation laws and regulations, aviation industry operations, flight operations, and airline marketing.
Upon meeting graduation requirements, students will have demonstrated the necessary education and professional qualifications for management roles within airlines and airports. Skills individuals have the capability to learn include the ability to demonstrate the general ground operations of aviation and airports, to demonstrate an understanding of U.S. regulatory and legal restrictions and regulations related to commercial air transportation, to demonstrate an understanding of federal aviation regulations that influence air carrier and commercial operators, to demonstrate an understanding of the operation and management of corporate and business flight, and to demonstrate an understanding of the financial and managerial responsibilities involved in operations of an airline.
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