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MBA in Airport Management Colleges, Jobs and Salary Prospects

Akansha Sirohi
Akansha SirohiUpdated On: July 14, 2022 03:41 pm IST

Candidates can apply for MBA in Airport Management after pursuing graduation in any field and appearing for MBA entrance exams. Find out about MBA in Airport Management Colleges, jobs and salary prospects here.

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MBA in Airport Management Colleges, Jobs and Salary Prospects

With the airport and aviation industry in India on the rise, there are a lot of career options that one can pursue in order to get a high paying salary at airports. MBA in Airport Management is one of the most popular new-age management courses.

MBA in aviation and airport management has gained a lot of popularity as the number of airports and commercial airlines in India have increased. Since it is still one of the new MBA courses, there are a few b-schools that offer the programme. You can find out all about PGDM and MBA in airport management, as well as, b-schools offering this MBA course below.

About MBA in Airport Management:

Let's take a look at what MBA in Airport Management is all about and some details of the course below.

Type of Programmes

  • MBA in Airport Management
  • PGDM in Airport Management


2 years

About the Programme

The programme makes the students familiar with the managerial and administrative tasks of an airport. Students are trained to take up responsibilities of running day-to-day airport activities. Jobs in this sector involve supervising roles, coordinating roles and management roles.

Popular Subjects

  • Airport Planning and Design
  • Aviation Law
  • Airport Economics
  • Air Transport Management
  • Airline Marketing and Management
  • Human Resource and Management
  • Managerial Communication


Rs. 5 lakh to Rs. 18 lakh (Fees depends largely on the type of course and type of institutes. PGDM courses are more expensive than MBA courses.)

Popular Entrance Exams


Why Study MBA in Airport Management?

  • MBA in Airport Management trains the candidates on how to manage, supervise, and coordinate the operations as well as maintenance of the airport.
  • Candidates are able to apply for a job in Airports, Retailing Sector, Exports Companies and Tour and Management Companies after completing MBA in Airport Management.
  • MBA in Airport Management helps the students to update their communication and presentation skills. 

Eligibility Criteria for MBA in Airport Management:

Take a look at the eligibility criteria for an MBA in Aiport Management

  • You can apply for both MBA and PGDM programmes in airport management after pursuing graduation in any field.

  • Most of the colleges require aspirants to secure a minimum of 60% marks in graduation in order to secure admission in these courses.

  • Admissions to all such courses is done on the basis of management entrance exams and other selection procedure. 

MBA in Airport Management Admission Process:

Given below is the admission process for MBA in Airport Management 

  • Admission to most of the colleges offering in these programmes is done on the basis of a three-stage selection process.

  • The first round of selection is done on the basis of the score achieved by the candidates in management entrance exams.

  • The final selection is done on the basis of group exercises and personal interview rounds.

  • The academic profile and work experience of students are also given a lot of weightage.

Syllabus of MBA in Airport Management

The syllabus of MBA in Airport Management comprises all the important topics which will be taught to the students in 2 years. There will be a different syllabus for all the courses. Candidates may check the information brochure of the college to check the syllabus of MBA in Airport Management.

Management Process and Behaviour

Airport Planning and Design

Managerial Economics

Airline Marketing and Management

Managerial Communication

Research Methodology

Business Environment

Airport Economics

Air Transport Management

Entrepreneurship Development

Accounting for Managers

Aviation Law

Business Law

Computer Applications in Management 

Skills Required to Pursue MBA in Airport Management:

What are the various skills required to pursue an MBA in Airport Management? Find out below

  • The most important requirement in this field is good communication skills as airport caters to people of different nationalities and knowing English is important to create a medium of communication.

  • Ability to handle work in odd hours as airports are open 24x7 all year round. Situations often arise when you will have to work at night.

  • Ability to handle stress as working at an airport can be an endless activity and working for long stretches can be stressful. 

Colleges offering MBA in Airport Management:

Some of the well-known colleges offering MBA in Airport Management are provided below.



Fighter Wings Aviation Academy, Chennai

INR 2,00,000

IIKM Business School, Chennai

INR 2,50,000

Nehru College of Aeronautics & Applied Sciences, Coimbatore

INR 1,50,000

Aarupadai Veedu Institute of Technology, Chennai

INR 80,000

Remo International College of Aviation, Chennai

INR 1,50,000

Check the complete list of MBA in Airport Management Colleges here

Job Profiles after MBA in Airport Management:

There are many job profiles available after MBA in Airport Management. Candidates may choose any profiles as per their interest and skills. Apart from this, they can also enrol for any certification programs to advance their skills in Airport Management. Some of the job profiles available in Airport Management are:

Salary Prospects after MBA in Airport Management:

Salaries depend on the experience of a candidate in the aviation industry and the position for which he/she is applying. It is one of the highest paying courses in the field of aviation. Individuals starting their careers in this field can expect salary packages varying from Rs. 3.5 lakh to Rs. 5 lakh. After gaining a considerable amount of experience, salaries offered can range from Rs. 3 lakh to Rs. 12 lakh.

You can apply for admission in MBA in Airport Management by filling the application form available on the official website of the college. However, if you want to save your time, you can simply fill our Common Application Form. Our experts will assist you to get admission in your desired college. 

The admission process of some other disciplines of the MBA program is provided here.

For further admission guidance, you can consult our experts on the Collegedekho QnA zone or call our toll-free number 1800-572-9877.  

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