The Introduction To The Airline Industry course is designed for entry level staff and is a reccomand for anybody interested in a career in the airline industry.
What do we mean by the airline industry? What does it include? What types of ser- vices are provided? Who is involved? These are some of the questions we will an- swer for you in this module. We will look at both passenger and air cargo trans- portation, as each is important for an understanding of the industry as a whole. You will also learn about the role of the airlines as a stimulant for global employ- ment, and how air transportation has been a positive influence in world devel- opment. This module will introduce you to basic concepts that will serve as the foundation for the rest of the modules in this course.
Start with the essentials to launch a career in the airline industry. Learn about the history of airline organizations, and the various operational and business functions that make up an airline.
Airlines carry 2.8 billion passengers annually. The airline industry employs
55 million direct jobs. The air transport sector creates 95 million indirect jobs in
supply-chain businesses that sell their products and services to airlines and
airports. Air transport also contributes to the creation of 18 million indirect jobs