Management of Aviation Enterprise

Time of Training
On request
Place of Training
Estonian Aviation Academy / as agreed on
Schedule for Training
Teaching Methods
Lecture, group work, individual reading
Language(s) of Instruction
Lectures – Estonian or English language, study materials – English language
Kert Kotkas, Allan Nõmmik, Jaanika Mölter, Anti Tappel, Signe Vanker, Tanel Kulbas, Andres Lainoja, Meelis Koovit, Kristian Hvass, Peeter Pajula
Base of Course Syllabus
Aviation Management curriculum (Registered in EHIS, code 2284)
Volume of the Training
Module „Basics of Aviation“ 16 academic hours and each elective speciality module 14 academic hours
Curriculum Group
Transport Services
Price of Training
Basics of Aviation compulsory module 400 €, every speciality module 200 € (group discounts: 3-6 participants from one enterprise 10%, 7-9 participants 15%, over 10 participants 20%)
Target Group
Specialists from different aviation related organization, people interested in aviation
Size of Training Group
10-15 participants
Aim of Training

1. The aim of the Basics of Aviation module is to provide the learners with the basics of the operating principles of aviation industry;

2. The aim of the Air Traffic Services Organisation and Operations module is to give the participants an overview and basic knowledge about air traffic services organisation and operations together with the ability to find additional topic related material;

3. The aim of the Organisation of Airport Operations module is to give an overview of the activities performed at an airport such as the management of the facility and the organization, planning of development and businesses activities at airports;

4. The aim of the Airline Management module is to advance the participant’s knowledge of the field of airline operations/management;

5. The aim of the MRO Management module is to give indepth overview of MRO business and its main principles.

Learning Outcomes
The course participant having passed the course has aqcuired an overview of the topics of selected module(s) as well as understands the principles of aviation company management and is aware of its the influential factors. Course participant is able to search and find independently additional materials on covered topics
  • Basics of Aviation module topics (18 h):
    Air law (4 h);
    Management system: principles of safety and quality management (4 h);
    Flight planning (4 h);
    Economics of air transport (4 h);
    Environmental protection (2 h).

  • Air Traffic Services Organisation and Operations module topics(14 h):
    The structure and objectives of air navigation services and an overview of international and national basic regulatory documentation;
    The structure and objectives of air traffic services and air traffic management;
    Measurement of levels;
    Airspace related terminology, airspace structure and airspace management;
    Navigation equipment and air traffic control equipment;
    Handling and use of aeronautical information;
    Provision of air traffic services, cooperation between different units: aerodrome control, approach control, area control and aerodrome flight information service;
    Supervision and certification of air navigation service providers;
    Non-standard situations and investigation procedures.
  • Organisation of Airport Operations module topics (14 h):
    Introduction of airport operations, different approaches to airport management, operational functions of the airport;
    Airport strategic planning;
    Planning ground access;
    Terminal capacity management;
    Airport infrastructure – international requirements;
    Certification regulations and procedures;
    Airport Marketing;
    Airport security, facilitation and security;
    The future of airports, economic trends, technical developments.
  • Airline Management module topics (14 h):
    Introduction of airline management;
    Interlining and alliances;
    Fleet planning;
    Network planning;
    Pricing and revenue management;
    Marketing and branding;
    Distribution and sales;
    Air Operator Certificate (AOC);
    Manuals, logs and records;
    Flight safety and quality documents system;
    Flight time limitations.
  • MRO Management module topics (14 h):
    Introduction – Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) market and current trends in the sector;
    Introduction to the regulation;
    MRO architecture – Base/line/outstations, positions, roles;
    Typical modes of MRO contracting; Annual contracts; Blanket orders; Systems contracts; Procurement cards;
    Managing communication between involved parties – CAMO, Pilots, Mechanics, Suppliers, DOA etc;
    Leveraging electronic commerce to improve MRO; Online catalogues; planning systems, task card systems etc;
    Continuously running an effective Part-145 approval.
  • Study Materials
    Available in Moodle e-learning environment (
    Requirements Set for Passing the Training

    Participation in contact lectures and elaboration of e-leraning materials. If the course participant prefers the Certificate of Course Completion, which proves passing the course (tunnistus), a positive test result must be achieved. Each module has a multiple-choice test that can be taken in written or in Moodle e-learning environment. Each test consists of 20 questions. It is required to answer correctly at least 51% of questions to pass the test. It is allowed to take the test up to 3 times.

    If the course participant prefers the Certificate of Attendance (tõend), it is not required to take/pass test

    Documents Issued on Completion of the Training
    Eesti Lennuakadeemia Certificate of Attendance (tõend) or Certificate of Course Completion, which proves passing the course (tunnistus)
    Additional Information
    Registrater yourself HERE

    Additional information: Karine Mandel,, +372 7 448 121