Airport Management Courses in Aviation Sector

Are you looking for a job-oriented degree or diploma course after graduation or post-graduation in the aviation industry? This article provides details of courses in airport management. Find information on the course, eligibility and the best institutions to study and its salaries.

An Airport manager is the person who coordinates and supervises all the activities from operation to maintenance at airport. He is a knowledgeable and skilled person who can prepare budget and future planning and is also able to solve the problems and complaints of passengers.

Responsibilities of Airport Managers

The airport manager supervises all personnel, departments and manages all operational activities on airport. Other responsibilities involve budget management and future planning of airport and developing security and safety plans and ensuring safety and security on airport and continuous review and revision in safety policies. They also provide training in emergency procedures to airport staff. They also ensure that all complaints raised by customers are handled and resolved properly and timely. They manage fueling, heating, cleaning of aircraft etc. before the start of a flight. Besides inspection of runway grounds and lighting on airport are also their responsibility. They also direct and coordinate; manage operational, construction and maintenance of airport facilities. They manage recruitment, training, workload assignment, performance review, appraisals and promotions for airport staff.

Airport Management Courses in India

Undergraduate Courses in Airport Management

These Bachelor's Degree courses are specially designed for Aviation Sector. After completion aspirants are trained and turned into skilled airport managers. One can do a Master Course after completion of these courses for better opportunities. The other details are given below.
  • Eligibility: 10+2
  • Duration: 3 years degree courses

Some Bachelor's Degree courses in Airport Management are mentioned below.
  • BBA in Airport Management
  • B.Sc. in Airport Management
  • Bachelor of Aviation and Airport Management
  • B.Sc. In Aviation
  • Bachelor of Hospitality Management

A Diploma in Ground Staff Management is also available and offered by many institutes. It also help in getting a job on airport as airport manager. Duration of this course is 1-2 years.

Courses after Graduation in Airport Management

These are the Master's Degree programme. After completion of these courses, students are eligible to apply as Airport manager in different airlines.
  • Eligibility: Bachelor Degree
  • Duration: 2 years

Important courses after Graduation in Airport Management
  • MBA in Airport Management
  • M.Sc. in Airport Management
  • Master of Airport Management

Besides, there is a PG Diploma in Airport Management Course is also available in many institutes. It is usually of 12-18 months long. A Bachelor's Degree holders is eligible to apply

Experience: If a candidate has experience of 3 or more year it will have an extra edge. Experience in Budget preparation and planning will be advantageous. He should have experiences of management of Operations, administration, airport maintenance.

Institutes Offering Courses in Airport Management

  1. MMDU - Maharishi Markandeshwar Mullana, Ambala:
    Course : Diploma in Airlines, Tourism and Hospitality Management
    Total Fees : Rs. 43,500, Course Duration: 18 months, Full Time Course
    Contact : 1800 274 0240, +91-1731-274475,76,77,78
    Email :
    Address : Mullana University Road, Mullana, Highway, Yamuna Nagar, Haryana 133207

  2. Aimfill International:
    Course : MBA in Airline and Airport Management
    Course Duration : 2 years, Full Time Course
    Contact : +91- 86959 99333
    Address : Metro Station, 1st Floor, H. Kantilal Compound, Andheri- Kurla Road, Sakinaka, Opp. McDonalds Mumbai, Maharashtra-400072
    UGF 16, UGF 17, First Floor, City Squre Mall Next to Rejouri garden Metro station, New Delhi, Delhi 110027

  3. Skybird Aviation:
    Course : Diploma in Airport Management and Customer Care
    Total Fees : Rs. 1.75 lakh , Course Duration: 1 year, Full Time Course
    Contact : +91- 73378 87888
    Address : #2748, 50, 51, international airport road, sahakar nagar, e- block, beside swathi gardenia restaurant, near kodigehalli gate signal, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560092

  4. Pune Institute of Aviation and Hospitality Management
    Course : Diploma in Aviation & Hospitality Management
    Course Duration : 1 year, Full Time Course
    Address : Sr. no. 65, Behind Ashok Leyland Workshop, Katraj-Mumbai Bypass, Ambegoan (Budruk) Ambegaon Bk., Pune ( Maharashtra)

  5. The Bombay Flying Club's College of Aviation:
    Course : Diploma in Aviation Safety and Hospitality
    Course Duration : 1 year, Full Time Course
    Contact : 93217 68802
    Address : 5th Floor, Avionee Building, Near Nanavati Hospital, Vile Parle West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400056

  6. LPU - Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar:
    Course : Diploma in Airline Cabin Crew and Hospitality
    Total Fees : Rs.84000 , Course Duration: 1 year, Full Time Course
    Contact : 1800 102 4431
    Address : Jalandhar - Delhi G.T. Road, Phagwara, Punjab 144411

  7. Airborne Academy, Rajouri Garden, Delhi:
    Certificate Course in Cabin Crew, Airport Management
    Total Fees : Rs.65,000 , Course Duration: 6 months, Part Time Course
    Email :
    Contact : +91-8010478601
    Address : Building No.25, 2nd Floor, Opposite Metro Pillar-377, Delhi 110015.

  8. International Institute of Aviation, Koramangala, Bangalore:
    Course : Diploma in Aviation, Cabin Crew, Hospitality and Training
    Course Duration : 1 year, Full Time Course)
    Address : 1st Floor, Above SBI, AVS Compound, 4th Block, Koramangala, Bangalore ( Karnataka)

Salaries: Salaries of Airport Managers are around 40 K 100K. It depends on the personality, ability and performance.


It is a lucrative and passionate job. Lots of opportunities are there in this field and depend on the ability and passion of a person to get a job.

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