MBA-Aviation Management


This program will lead to rewarding careers across Aviation and Hospitality industries, both in India and Abroad. You may pursue this program along with your current job or even as a Fresher. With Aviation, Hospitality and Travel Industries surging ahead in India, professionals with management skills and relevant degrees would be much required and with a specialized professional Degree with you, you will have a professional edge over the others.


Duration : 2 Yrs
Eligibility : Graduate with 50% marks.*
Program Fee (INR) : 1.40 Lacs
Per Semester Fee (INR) : Rs. 35,000/- per semester

*Preference to be given to candidates with 2 years and above of work experience.

* Instructor led training program with e-learning content support available on our LMS


  • Post completion of the program, you get the opportunity become a part of the one amongst the fastest growing industries hence, will have multiple career opportunities
  • Work in Aviation, Hospitality, event / sports management consultancy and other service sectors
  • You can work across multiple domain functions like sales, operation & others
  • Opportunity to work in India and Abroad; travel across the world
  • Improve your interpersonal skills



  • Airlines – Indigo, Gulf Air, Qatar Airways, SpiceJet, Emirates, Jet Airways, Air India, Kuwait Airlines
  • Leading Hotels – Taj, ITC, Lemon Tree and more
  • Other Organizations - Nvidia Corporation, Omni Aviation Services, Amazon Logistics Division
  • International Airports – Indian and International Airports



The MBA (Aviation Management) program combines thorough training in core business administration skills with 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.


Airline Industry Hospitality Industry Event Management / Consulting
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
Business Development
Accommodation manager
Event Management
Human resources officer
Retail manager
Tour manager
Business Development
Celebrity Management
Event Management


UPES is the best known University for Aviation programs in India. We are considered a premium University by corporates in Aviation and Hospitality sector. Our students are working with some of best known corporates both in India and as well Abroad


  • Professionals in Aviation Sector who want to enhance their career opportunities
  • Recommended for Armed forces for career growth / knowledge & short service commissioned officers for alternative career
  • Professionals from other industries who wish to enter the Aviation Management Sector
  • Fresher’s looking forward to pursue a career in Aviation and Hospitality sector



It's a 2 year program approved by the Distance Education Bureau (DEB) of UGC, delivered in distance education mode where you can continue your job while pursuing the program. The 2 years are divided into 4 semesters; the 1st and 2nd semesters focuses on general management papers while other two on Aviation industry specialization with a dissertation / industry project in last semester

The program is delivered in a blended learning format that includes self-learning supported by our customized Learning Management Platform, instructor led live session and real life experience through dissertation


Semester I

  1. Economics & Management Decisions
  2. Financial Management
  3. Marketing Management
  4. Quantitative Techniques for Management Applications
  5. Operations & Material Management

Semester Il

  1. Human Resource Management
  2. Customer Relationship Management
  3. Project Management & Contract Administration
  4. Strategic Management of Technology & Innovation
  5. Research Methodology

Semester IlI

  1. Fundamental of Airlines Operation
  2. Airport Planning & Management
  3. Aviation Forecasting Techniques
  4. Aviation Law & Insurance
  5. Aviation Safety & Security Management

Semester IV

  1. Business Policy & Strategy
  2. Aviation Enterprise Management
  3. Regulatory Management
  4. Dissertation


This is a 2 years DEB-UGC approved program designed specially for working executives who are looking forward to a rewarding career in Aviation, Hospitality and Service sectors

The program is delivered in distance education mode that is flexible and provide maximum learning outcomes

An industry recognized program, our students are working with best of Airlines, Airports, Logistics companies, hotels, event management, IT, consulting firms etc.


  • 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
  • Faculty Led Live Classes : 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.
  • Stay in Touch : Each learner would have access to academic team. He / she may write e-mail or call them to seek clarification. We respond within 2 working days on email queries. 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


  • Career Services : Learners post successful completion of their program can avail career services facility. We create resume templates and send them to various organizations where a learner can get a job opportunity. We make the connect, in case your candidature is accepted for any suitable opening by a respective organization. This is an additional services to learners; we don’t make any commitment or promise jobs / placement services
  • 24 x 7 Student Support : All learners are allocated to dedicated program manager during the course of the program, wherein they can seek queries or reach out for any support / help required


Graduate in any discipline from a recognized University with at least 50% marks, preference will be given to those with work experience


Rs.1,40,000/- (Rs.35,000 per Semester)


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


My experience during the program was thoroughly motivating and challenging owing to the fact that it gave me an intensive and extensive insight of the Aviation Industry. The Holistic approach of UPES, towards the Aviation Industry not only expanded my Theoretical Knowledge, but also helped in the practical aspects during the course of my work

T. R. Suraj, Cabin Crew, Air India Limited


UPES is amongst the best known University in India for Aviation Management. Conceived in 2003, it is Asia's first core sector focused University. It has undisputed leadership in Logistics & Supply Chain, Oil & Gas, Power and Aviation Programs. The Centre for Continuing Education offers itself as a centre of excellence and is committed to prepare students in providing quality education through distance learning mode

Join the excellent peer group of over 3,000 global students from across the sectors and domains as well as professionals, self-employed, Govt. officials, policy planners and more on the pathway to progress


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