Facts about the course

Study points:
Responsible department:
Faculty of Logistics
Course Leader:
Falko Müller
Lecture Semester:
Teaching language:
½ year

TRA820 Air Transport Economics (Spring 2020)

About the course

The course focuses on three main areas:

  • Air transport supply and demand
  • Air transport policy and regulation
  • The economics of airlines and airports

The course is connected to the following study programs

Recommended requirements

Basic knowledge in microeconomics and transport economics (similar to SØK200 Microeconomics and TRA310 Transport Economics) is recommended.

The student's learning outcomes after completing the course

This course provides an analysis of the key economic issues facing the air transport industry.

Forms of teaching and learning

3 hours of lectures per week


  • Form of assessment: Written school assessment
  • Proportion: 50%
  • Duration: 4 Hours
  • Grouping: Individual
  • Grading scale: Letter (A - F)
  • Support material: Only general dictionary in mother tongue/Norwegian/English in paper version
  • Form of assessment: Home assessment
  • Proportion: 50%
  • Duration: 1 Semesters
  • Grouping: Individual
  • Grading scale: Letter (A - F)
  • Support material: All printed and written supporting material


Required reading is given in Canvas at the semesterstart.

Relevant litterature:

Doganis, R. (2010). Flying off course: the economics of international airlines. 4rd edition. Routledge, London.
Graham, A. (2003). Managing airports: an international perspective. 2nd edition. Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford.
Additional reading from recently published books, journals and magazines will be recommended during the course

Last updated from FS (Common Student System) Dec. 11, 2019 9:30:31 PM