Fleet Planning - Module

University of Limerick

Fleet Planning - Module

The objectives of this module are to provide students with a basic understanding of the key decision criteria for aircraft fleet planning. It will also introduce airworthiness and operational regulations and standard aircraft documentation. Students will also gain a technical understanding of the aircraft product including the cockpit, cabin systems cargo holds, engines, airframe structure, weight and balance, flight controls and other systems. structure, weight and balance, flight controls and other systems. Airworthiness, operational regulations and standard aircraft documentation will be introduced in this module.

Award: University Certificate of Study
Qualification: NFQ Level 9 Minor Award

Subjects taught

Fleet Planning ME5072

Topics which will be introduced during the course of this module are: Fleet Planning within the Airline; An Industry Overview; Fleet Selection Process; Market Evaluation; Productivity Micro; & Macro Approaches; Segmentation & Spill; The Product; The Airline Product; The Aircraft Product; Aircraft Performance; Importance of Performance Weights; Payload Range Aircraft Fit; Aircraft Economics; Importance of Aircraft Economics; Costs Classified; Drivers of Operational Economics

Entry requirements

The programme is open to managers and supervisors from a variety of disciplines or those aspiring to a managerial role with three to five years organisational experience in a relevant field.

Completion of an NFQ level 8 qualification or equivalent is required.

Successful completion of this module does not automatically qualify you for entry into a further award. All programme applicants must meet the entry requirements listed if applying for a further award.

Application dates

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11 weeks part-time.

Post Course Info

This micro-credential represents a single module within a larger further award (eg. Certificate, Diploma, Masters). By taking this micro-credential you may be eligible to apply for a credit exemption should you progress to study for a further award.

The programmes associated with this MicroCred are:
Aviation Leasing and Finance Professional Diploma

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