Students will receive an overview of the aviation system on a global scale but with a focus on Switzerland and Europe. They will understand the connections between the economy, society, environment, politics and technology and how these have an impact on the aviation market. On this base supply and demand side aspects related to the management of aviation companies will be deepened. Students will have a good overview of aviation to handle future challenges and to understand the specifics of aviation management. Students will be capable to involve themselves in high level discussions on management and political levels and understand the impacts of actions in this systemic industry.