Airport Finance and Strategy

LocationMarylebone, Central London
FacultyArchitecture and the Built Environment

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.

Symposium fees

Airport Finance and Strategy Symposium (12-14 February):
Early bird registration (by 19 January): £845
Standard Symposium Fee: £895

Airport Management Workshop (15-16 February): Additional £295

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.

Courses no longer available
Start date Duration Day and time Price Apply
12 February 2018 3 days Monday – Wednesday 9am–5pm £845*/£895 Already started

Course content

Airport Finance and Strategy Symposium, Department of Planning and Transport, University of Westminster 12-14 February 2018 (with optional Airport Management Workshop 15-16 February 2018)

Symposium programme presentations (Monday 12 February - Wednesday 14 February):

Airport Privatisation and Investment

  • 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

  • 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

Commercial Revenues

  • 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

Airports, Airlines and Facilities

  • 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

Key Economic Issues

  • 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

* These presentations are scheduled for the morning of Thursday 15 February.

Optional

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

Airport Management Workshop (Thursday 15 – Friday 16 February 2018)

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.