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MBA Aviation Management

The MBA (Aviation Management) program combines a thorough training in core business administration skills with an in-depth education in aviation-oriented topics, issues, and processes, in both concepts and practical hands-on knowledge.

Prepared to give global knowledge of the aviation industry, the core modules of the program are designed to equip the aspiring manager in you with specialized domain-specific skills like ground handling, cargo, aviation safety & fleet management, regulatory management, fuelling management & other allied issues relevant to the aviation industry.


  • Duration :
    2 Yrs
  • Eligibility :
    Graduate with 50% marks
  • Total Fees (INR):
  • Per Semester Fee (INR) :
    37500/- (Total 4 Semesters)

Program Objective

  • To understand and compare alternate managerial decisions and identify optimal solutions
  • To develop leadership and networking skills.
  • To apply effective capabilities of their conceptual understanding to the real-world business situations in the field of Aviation, Hospitality, other service sectors.
  • To analyse business situations with analytical and critical-thinking ability in the field of Aviation and other related services.
  • To exhibit the ability to integrate functional areas of management with domain perspective for planning, implementation, and control of Aviation Business.
  • To work effectively in teams and demonstrate team building capabilities



Airlines –

  • Indigo,
  • Gulf Air
  • Qatar Airways
  • SpiceJet
  • Emirates,
  • Jet Airways
  • Air India
  • Kuwait Airlines

Leading Hotels –

  • Taj
  • ITC
  • Lemon Tree and more

Logistics and E-Commerce –

  • Nvidia Corporation
  • Omni Aviation Services
  • Amazon Logistics Division

Other Organizations –

  • Indian Airports and Online Portals
  • International Airports & Travel consultant


Airline Industry

  • Flight Analysis
  • Airport Operations Management
  • Business Development
  • Corporate Planning & Strategy
  • Airline/Airport Revenue Forecasting
  • Airline Operations Management
  • Loyalty Program Management
  • Ticketing and Passenger Services
  • Fuelling Management

Hospitality and IT Industry

  • Business Development
  • Accommodation manager
  • Event Management
  • Human resources officer
  • Retail manager
  • Tour manager

Event Management / Consulting

  • Business Development
  • Celebrity Management
  • Event Management


  • Students will demonstrate strong conceptual knowledge in the Aviation domain.
  • Students will be able to exhibit the ability to integrate functional areas of management with domain perspective for planning, implementation, and control of Aviation Business.
  • Students will have a global perspective towards business situations in the area of Aviation management.


  • 5,000+ Alumni Network- Working with best of companies – India & abroad.
  • Student Support Services- Dedicated student relationship manager for career counselling and handholding support.
  • Discussion Forums- Supervised discussion forums to facilitate group interaction.
  • Interactive live sessions- 9/12 hours of interactive sessions for each course per semester.


  • Young graduates having an academic background inclined towards the Aviation sector.
  • Early and mid-level professionals looking out for career growth in their current role.
  • Professionals in Aviation Sector who want to enhance their career opportunities in Aviation and Hospitality sector.


The program is divided into semesters each of 6 months. In every semester, the students are exposed to a mix of core, domain, and domain tailored subjects. The students in their final semester are also required to submit a Dissertation/ Project, guided by a university-approved guide from the industry of their domain of expertise.

Semester I

  • Economics & Management Decisions
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Quantitative Techniques for Management Applications
  • Operations & Material Management

Semester II

  • Human Resource Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Project Management & Contract Administration
  • Strategic Management of Technology & Innovation
  • Research Methodology

Semester III

  • Fundamental of Airlines Operation
  • Airport Planning & Management
  • Aviation Forecasting Techniques
  • Aviation Law & Insurance
  • Aviation Safety & Security Management

Semester IV

  • Business Policy & Strategy
  • Aviation Enterprise Management
  • Regulatory Management
  • Dissertation

UPES CCE MBA Advantage

C.L.A.P.- Life Skills and Global Courses

Learn in demand skills with C.L.A.P (C- Career Development L- Leadership A- Art & Creativity P- Productivity) courses and build your holistic profile alongside your MBA. Additionally, we bring you on demand global program on the skills that are high in demand.

Career Development

  • Career Management
  • Personal Branding
  • Job Searching
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Decision Making & more…


  • Communication
  • Business Strategy
  • Leadership Skills
  • Teams and Collaboration
  • Talent Management and more…

Art & Creativity

  • Motion Graphics & VFX
  • Photography
  • Animation
  • Art and Illustration
  • Sound Design
  • Music Business and more…


  • Data Analysis
  • Spreadsheets
  • Personal Productivity
  • Data Visualization
  • CRM Software and more…

In Demand Global Programs

  • Business Academic & Writing
  • E-Commerce
  • Negotiation
  • Leadership & Decision Making
  • Business Environment, Ethics & Strategy


E-Learning Content for Self Learning:

We provide access to our Learning Management System (LMS) that includes resources from e-books, assignments, Audio-Video links and web-links. The LMS is accessible via smart phones and tabs, and is also available in our website

Live Interactive Classes on Weekends:

Our expert faculty members take session on each paper that is delivered through live webinar sessions mostly on weekends. These sessions are joined by students from India and Abroad. Key concepts, case studies and real life examples are discussed. Students also get chance to clarify their doubts / academic clarifications. If by any chance you miss these live classes, don’t worry, the recorded sessions are uploaded in the LMS

HelpDesk – Solve your queries instantly:

Helpdesk Support is Available for all students in CCE UPES in the defined business hours. All learners can connect via Email & Chat. Helpdesk Connect learners to all departments of CCE. Issues raised via Email & Tickets answered within 24 Business Hours. We encourage students to use this facility.


The faculty members who take care of Live Sessions and Offline discussions are comprised of:

  • Dedicated Faculty members for Centre for Continuing Education headed by an Academic Head
  • 450+ faculty members who are full time resource taking sessions at our campus in Dehradun
  • Industry experts either currently servicing or retired at senior level with passion for teaching


  • Min 50% marks in graduation from a recognized University or Institution
  • 5% relaxation in marks in case of more than 2 years of experience


On successful completion of the program, you will get the MBA Degree in Aviation Management from UPES

Success Story

MBA in Aviation Management from UPES Dehradun has been a fantastic experience. Previously I finished my Bachelors of Science in Aviation studies from UPES itself.

It has been a very enriching experience & the program was well designed to cover all crucial aspects of aviation Industry that is paramount for development of management companies along with domain knowledge.

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Mohit Verma

Qatar Airways


"UPES is amongst the best-known Universities in Asia for Management Programs offering specialization in Aviation, Power, Oil & Gas, Finance, Marketing, International Business to name a few.

Conceived in 2003, has been delivering academic excellence to professionals across various corporates, PSUs, Govt employees, policy planners and more. The Centre for Continuing Education offers itself as a centre of excellence and is committed to preparing students in providing quality education through distance learning mode."