Aviation Management

Aviation Management is about managing and operating airports and airlines.

This includes business and management skills as well as learning about the aviation industry.

Studying in this area also involves learning about how airports work, especially about airport safety and international aviation laws.

NZ university majors related to this area

Examples of career opportunities

Most entail additional learning (lifelong learning!).

  • Airport manager
  • Airport consultant
  • Air traffic controller
  • Airport manager
  • Aviation consultant
  • Academic

Income and employment prospects

Income

158% of national
median earnings


Employment

75%
Employed
1%
Unemployed
15%
Further study
9%
Other or unknown

Figures based on young domestic graduates 5 years after graduation. Source: Ministry of Education.

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