School of Aviation
AVIA 2601 Aviation Operations Research


This 6 unit of credit course aims to introduce students the scheduling principles of modern airlines as well as the mathematical skills students may need in solving scheduling problems in aviation.

Learning Outcomes

This course is designed for second and third year aviation students with the following objectives:


Dr Cheng-Lung (Richard) Wu


To be advised.

Required Text

Please note that students MUST take their own notes in this course to supplement other notes given by lecturers. This is a part of Learning Program embedded in this course to train students the ability to take notes. Lecture notes by individual lecturers might be released on Blackboard 9, but no guarantee lecture notes are always available!!

Recommended Text

Bazargan, M. (2004). Airline Operations and Scheduling. Ashgate. England.

Learning Resources

The University of New South Wales provides a range of resources to help students develop their skills and to realise their full potential. The Learning Centre, located at the entrance to the Library provides guidance material, which is also available on-line.

In particular, students may wish to access the following:

Note-Taking Skills
The Basics of Essay Writing
Answering Assignment Questions
Report Writing FAQs
The Basics of Studying for Exams
Surviving Exams
Exam Skills
The American Psychological Association (APA) Referencing System