About the Author
Doctor Aeronautical Engineer (U. Politecnica de Madrid), Graduate in Journalism (Escuela Oficial de Periodismo de Madrid) and Graduate in Civil Aviation Management (London Business School). From 1970-2006, Prof. Benito has worked for Construcciones Aeronauticas, S.A, (now Airbus-Spain) and for IBERIA, Airlines of Spain.Currently, Prof. Benito is Head of the Air Transport Department in the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, a member of the Board of Air Business Academy (Toulouse) and ICAO consultant for Air Transport subjects. He is a member of the European Union Clean Sky 2 Scientific Committee and the X-Noise Advisory Board programs.Nowadays he is an Advisor of Spanish Civil Aviation Authority on Environmental matters and represents Spain in WG3 (emissions) and GMTF (Market Based Measures) of ICAO's Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP). Dr. Alonso is currently a Professor and Deputy-Director at Technical University of Madrid, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering (ETSIAE/UPM). He lectures at graduate and post-graduate levels on various topics such as Air Transport Management and Aerospace Engineering. He is also involved in the organization and management of different courses and seminars and a visiting professor at several Universities.