Course details: The airport and airline sector has witnessed unprecedented growth during the last decade and the number of passengers passing through UK airports is set to increase from 229 million in 2015 to 450 million by 2030, according to the Department for Transport. This huge growth means that graduates with skills in aviation operations are highly sought after. The FdA Airport and Airline Management programme has been specifically developed in partnership with Swissport, the aviation ground handling specialist. It will broaden knowledge and understanding of contemporary issues within this exciting sector, with specific reference to airport ground handling, customer service and managing people. You have the opportunity to experience and engage in an array of roles, primarily landside positions but also taking in airside operations, and acquire the skills to progress into airport and airline management and airport administration. This is an award of Teesside University delivered in partnership with Middlesbrough College at their Middlehaven campus (campus code 2, call 01642 333333). After the course: Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to seek employment in a wide variety of areas within the industry, including ground handling operations landside and airside, working for international airlines as well as cargo operators. On graduating you will be able to pursue a career in: airport ground handling, airline management, airport administration, general aviation operations and airline operations.