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MDPI - energies Special Issue



A special issue of Energies (ISSN 1996-1073). This special issue belongs to the section "A7: Critical Energy Infrastructure".


INAIR 2021

INAIR 2021

On November 3rd and 4th 2021, the 10th international conference organized by the Air Transport Department INAIR 2021 took place in sunny Malta. The aim of the conference was to share knowledge, information, the latest research results, and proactive solutions to the challenges posed by the world of aviation.

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INAIR 2020


The 9th INAIR 2020 International Air Transport Conference took place on 4th and 5th November 2020. However, this year was specific because the conference was held online instead of the originally planned Malta. You can find more information about our experience in the following article.

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University of Žilina has received the accreditation for new educational program

KAAT novy stud program

On September 23rd, 2020, the University of Žilina has received the accreditation of the educational program 3217/202081/1 lifelong learning programe for Specialized Information Technologies applied in Aviation, within the project KAAT - Knowledge Alliance in Air Transport (ERASMUS + project focused on knowledge alliances No. 588060-EPP-1-2017-1-RO-EPPKA2-KA).

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KAAT Newsletter 4

KAAT newsletter 

Here you can see and download the 4th Newsletter of the KAAT Project.



IT Applied in Aviation


The first admission session is coming up next week! We are waiting for you to join one of our master programs!
Today we would like to showcase the IT Applied in Aviation study program. This master will ensure knowledge and skills for challenging current and new jobs, such as: Chief Data Officer (CDO), Air Transport Data Architect, Big Data Architect, Cybersecurity Engineer, Virtualization Engineer, Data Protection Officer, Auditor, Responsible with Digital Data, Data Scientist, Airport UI & UX Designer, Growth Hacker, Mechatronic Engineer, Aviation Software Developer.

This master programme strongly focuses on digitalization of air transport, ensuring cross-disciplinary skills in aviation and ITC and a holistic understanding of ITC options and methods applied in aviation. Students will acquire learning outcomes for developing, analyzing and managing innovative and advanced ITC systems for air transport industry.


KAAT Project

KAAT clanok

Air Transport Department is one of the partners of KAAT project – Knowledge Alliance in Air Transport, which is focused on knowledge alliances (project number: 588060-EPP-1-2017-1-RO-EPPKA2-KA). This project is coordinated by the University Politehnica of Bucharest in Romania. One of the outputs of this project is the accreditation of the new study programme IT applied in Aviation (ITAA), which was created by 6 European countries and 6 universities, including the University Politehnica of Bucharest, University of Zagreb, Instituto Superior Technico Lisboa, Strasbourg University, University of Žilina and the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines d'Albi. We are now in the first academic year of this international study programme, which was created and now taught by excellent teachers from 7 prestigious universities. Would you like to study this international study programme? You may start this September!

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EU Transport Cong

The European Transport Congress will be organized by the University of Zilina Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and Communications at 13 – 14 June 2019 in Bratislava.

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INAIR 2019 - International Conference on Air Transport


8th International Conference on Air Transport - INAIR 2019 represents a forum in which industry and academia meet to exchange their ideas, to share best practices and to set up common challenges. The interaction between researchers and industry representatives is significant in order to come up with innovative solutions for the challenges of the future in air transport.

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APIS IQ-Software

We would like to thank APIS Informationstechnologien GmbH for their friendly support and for supplying the fmea software APIS IQ-Software for free for research and education for Air Transport Department students!

Air transport department 

University of Žilina
Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and Communications
Univerzitná 8215/1
010 26 Žilina

Slovak republic

tel.: +421 41 513 31 01

fax: +421 41 513 56 15