Course summary

This Airport Finance and Strategy course provides an insight into the key economic and financial issues crucial to airport managers and planners around the world.

It is designed to set up a forum where airport directors, airport financial managers, government officials and others directly involved with airports can informally discuss and explore these key issues.

Who is this course for?

The course is suitable for airport directors, airport managers concerned with finance or planning, directors of civil aviation or their senior staff, airport consultants and airline managers concerned with airport operations and airport charges.

Course fees

Airport Finance and Strategy Symposium (10–12 February):
Early bird registration by 12 January 2020: £845
Standard Symposium fee: £895

Airport Management Workshop (13-14 February): Additional £295

What is included in the course price?

The symposium fees include:

  • Morning and afternoon coffee/tea and lunch each day
  • Guided tour of historic London pubs (participants pay for their own food and drink on the pub tour)
  • Theatre visit

Symposium lecture notes will be given to all delegates on arrival.

Course structure

We are currently waiting for confirmation of the session dates for 2019-20.

The following information from last year's course is for reference only. 

In addition to the core presentations, you can book the following as an add-on:

  • Airport Management Workshop (Thursday 13–Friday 14 February 2020)

There will be an Airport Management Workshop which will provide an opportunity for delegates to apply the material of the course and their own ideas and experiences to the challenge of considering a proposal from a low-cost carrier that wishes to commence service at your airport. A second exercise will analyse the financial performance of an airport.

2019 symposium programme presentations

  • Airport Privatisation
    Professor Hans-Arthur Vogel, Professor of Aviation Management, International University of Applied Sciences, Bad Honnef-Bonn 
  • Airport Financial Management and Control
    Professor Hans-Arthur Vogel, Professor of Aviation Management, International University of Applied Sciences, Bad Honnef-Bonn
  • Valuation of Airports
    Professor Peter Morrell, Visiting Professor, Department of Air Transport, Cranfield University

  • Aeronautical Charges
    Professor Anne Graham, Professor of Air Transport and Tourism, University of Westminster
  • How Should Airports be Regulated: a Regulator’s Perspective
    Beth Corbould, Senior Regulatory Policy Adviser, UK Civil Aviation Authority
  • How Should Airports be Regulated: an Airport’s Perspective
    Tim Hawkins, Corporate Affairs Director, Manchester Airports Group
  • Overview of Airport Commercial Revenues
    Dr Romano Pagliari, Senior Lecturer, Cranfield University 
  • Managing Airport Commercial Activities
    Dr Romano Pagliari, Senior Lecturer, Cranfield University
  • Maximising the Commercial Potential from a new Airport Terminal Development: a US Case Study
    Ken Stevens, Formerly Director Corporate Real Estate and Airport Affairs, Alaska Air Group
  • Service Suppliers to Airlines and Airports
    Ken Stevens, Formerly Director Corporate Real Estate and Airport Affairs, Alaska Air Group 
  • The Impact of Low-Cost Carriers
    Dr Nigel Dennis, Senior Research Fellow, University of Westminster 
  • Impact of Airline Industry Trends on Airports
    Professor Rigas Doganis, Chairman European Aviation Club and Formerly Non-Executive Director easyJet
  • Airport Economics and Measuring Performance
    Professor Anne Graham, Professor of Air Transport and Tourism, University of Westminster
  • The Relation Between Aviation and Non-Aviation Revenues
    Max Schintlmeister, Managing Director, Airport Excellence
  • Economic Impact of Airports
    Eric Njoya, Lecturer in Air Transport, University of Huddersfield
  • The Sustainability Imperative
    Chris Paling, Senior Lecturer, Centre for Aviation Transport and the Environment, Manchester Metropolitan University

Booking

*Early-bird discount if you book by 12 January 2020

Start date
Day
Time
Duration
Price
10
Feb
2020

Day

Monday to Wednesday

Time


9am-5pm

Duration

3 days

Price

£845*/£895

Title
Location

This course is taught at our Marylebone Campus in central London, within easy walking distance of Regent's Park and Marylebone High Street.

Location map

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