Programme: Air Transportation and Airports

Programme Description

Air Transport takes place in an increasingly complex environment due, on one hand the diversity of actors involved and, secondly, the role it plays in economic development. Air Transportation and Airports research group seeks to derive science and technology development of an environmental friendly air transportation system able to analyse and evaluate the impacts of economic actions of airlines and airport managers on regional and national economies.

Programme Details

PhD Students: Maria E. Baltazar
MSc Students: Paulo Marchão, Tiago Rosa, Miguel Miranda, Duarte Cachola, Manuel Duarte, Inês Cruz, Nuno Valente
Research Areas:            Airport, Air transport, Business Models and Others
Remarks: Engagement of the PhD student within COST TU1408 ACTION
Title Author
PhD Air Transportation Global Decision Analysis Maria E. Baltazar
MSc Airport Benchmarking Process and the Key Performance Area of Safety Paulo Marchão
MSc Impacts of Airlines Operation on Airports Efficiency. The Low-Cost Carriers Revolution Tiago Rosa
MSc Airlines Efficiency evaluation using a MCDA Methodology Miguel Miranda
MSc Performance and Efficiency Evaluation of Air Cargo Carriers Duarte Cachola
MSc Business Aviation: Study of the Impact of the Implementation of a Service for Peripheral Regions Manuel Duarte
MSc Air Transport Business Models for Specific Markets. The Case of Urban Logitics with Airships Inês Cruz
MSc  Airport Performance Modelling Nuno Valente
Name: AIRDEV – Business Models for Airport Development Management
Duration: 2009 to 2012
  • Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa)
  • Universidade da Beira Interior (UBI)
  • Universidade de Coimbra (UC)
  • Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FE/UP)
  • University of Antwerp (UA)
  • ALSTOM Transport (ALSTOM)
  • Instituto Nacional de Aviação Civil IP (INAC)
Remarks: Project (MIT-pt/TS-AAS/0046/2008) of I&D of FCT under the Program MIT-Portugal
Name: DAISY – Impact Analysis and Cost Benefit Analysis of Countermeasures on Airport infrastructures
Since: 2013
Members: Stam (Genoa), ANA (Portugal), SKA Polska (Warsaw), IST (Lisbon)
Remarks: Contract No. HOME/2013/CIPS/AG/400 0005001
Name: Air Transport and Regional Development (ATARD)
Since: 2015
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Remarks: COST Action TU1408