Mootien, Namasoondrum P.; Warren, James P.; Morris, Dick and Enoch, Marcus P.
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Aviation globally is characterised by significant change and consequently the future of the sector has always been difficult to predict. This study adopts a systemic approach based on findings from exploratory interviews with UK aviation academics to: determine the roles of stakeholders in the air transport system; report the current issues facing the sector; explore how these issues interact and impact on the stakeholders in the system; and speculate on the future implications. Six core stakeholders are identified: airlines, airports, consumers, manufacturers, governing institutions and interest groups. Nine core issues are reported, namely: local environment, climate change, peak oil, the state of the economy, social norms, demographics, disruptive events, national (or international) regulations and capacity. A matrix of interactions and their impacts and implications for managing the aviation system is then presented.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2013 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.|
|Keywords:||aviation issues; air transport; future scenarios; stakeholders; expert perspectives; soft systems methodology (SSM); airlines; airports; exploratory interviews|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Engineering & Innovation
Mathematics, Computing and Technology
|Depositing User:||James Warren|
|Date Deposited:||10 May 2012 08:11|
|Last Modified:||31 Jul 2015 20:32|
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