Business and Corporate Aviation Management: On Demand Air Travel by John SheehanBusiness and Corporate Aviation Management: On Demand Air Travel by John Sheehan

Business and Corporate Aviation Management: On Demand Air Travel

byJohn Sheehan

Hardcover | June 12, 2003

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Here is a comprehensive and practical guide to choosing a business aviation model, setting it up, and making it work. The author, who has more than four decades in the aviation industry, skillfully blends business and aviation issues to provide solid decision-making strategies and smart operating practices for the establishment and management of business aircraft.

* Explains methods of evaluating air transportation needs and choosing appropriate means to meeting them
* Provides detailed how-to information for aviation personnel on running a flight department
* Ties all facets of business aviation operation together: business, operations, administration, and financial
* Covers regulatory requirements, policies, scheduling, planning, security, safety, training, and more
* Includes extensive compilation of forms and checklists

John J. Sheehan has extensive experience in aviation, beginning his career as a Navy carrier pilot. After a 21 year Navy career he flew corporate and charter aircraft and worked as an aviation association executive and consultant, assisting airlines, government agencies and corporate aviation with management and operational issues. In ...
Title:Business and Corporate Aviation Management: On Demand Air TravelFormat:HardcoverPublished:June 12, 2003Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071412271

ISBN - 13:9780071412278

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Table of Contents




Chapter 1: Setting the Scene

Chapter 2: Determining the Need

Chapter 3: Getting Started

Chapter 4: Running the Business

Chapter 5: Flight Department Management

Chapter 6: Operations

Chapter 7: Maintenance

Chapter 8: Safety

Chapter 9: Putting It All Together

Appendix A: Business Aviation Background

Appendix B: Air Transportation Requirements

Appendix C: Owner Flown Procedures

Appendix D: Budget Justification

Appendix E: Employee Jobs and Performance




Editorial Reviews

Excerpts from Flight Safety DigestAlthough they provide safe and reliable public transportation, airlines can be inconvenient for business travel involving an organization's key personnel. ...Business aviation -- whether in the form of chartered aircraft, fractional aircraft ownership or full aircraft ownership -- is widely established as an answer to the requirements of many companies. This book, says the author, was written for two audiences: "Individuals...[and] flight department managers, their bosses and those who would become flight department managers." ......experience as a pilot does not necessarily prepare a person for management ... Business and Corporate Aviation Management is intended to help overcome such a knowledge gap. ...Chapters discuss selecting from the options in business air transportation modes; how to begin the various types of business aviation operations; planning, administrative, human resources and financial aspects of management; the flight department manager as a business executive; day-to-day operations; maintenance; and safety. A section is devoted to the small flight department that operates one aircraft or two aircraft...