Information for contributors

In order to maintain the highest academic standard, each article is reviewed by at least two experts, appointed by the Editorial Board, who will examine the manuscript through a double-blind refereeing process in terms of its relevance, academic rigour and high level applications.

Aviation Technologies considers all manuscripts on the strict condition that they have been submitted only to it; that they must be original in nature and have not published elsewhere or currently under concurrent review for another journal.

All papers published in Aviation Technologies must contain an original research on various aspects of economics, business and high education management; demonstrate a significant value-added contribution to the understanding of a specific issues or topic;be focused on the core aims and scope of the journal; be clearly and concisely written in English language, grammatically correct and contain all essential features of a complete scientific paper, targeted for a wide audience.

Aviation Technologies journal uses “Open Access System” which helps to bring research to a wider audience and there is a subject to high academic quality and topic relevance.

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 Instructions for Authors
An electronic copy prepared in MS Word and printed in Times New Roman typeface should be submitted to the Editorial Board following the requirements presented below.

The text of the article should be printed with single intervals on 168×240 mm format pages with the print area of 130×195 mm each.

The length of an article should not be less than 12 pages and cannot exceed 20 pages.

Structure of the Article
An article should include the following parts:

1)    Title

2)    Authors' names and surnames (a person responsible for correspondence should be indicated)

3)    Name and address of their work place

4)    Authors' e-mails

5)    An abstract, the size of the abstract cannot be less than 1000 typographic signs and should summarize the major aspects of the entire paper:

a)    the purpose or the question(s) investigated

b)    the experimental design and methods used

c)    the major findings including key quantitative results, or trends

d)    a brief summary of the interpretations and conclusions.

6)    Keywords (6-10)

7)    JEL classification must be provided. Choose JEL Classification Codes from the list

8)    Introduction (context of the research should be established, the purpose and /or hypothesis that was investigated should be stated; as well as the main idea, actuality, novelty etc. of a the research should be clarified)

9)    The main text should include:

a)    previous research

b)    methods and theoretical framework

c)    results

d)    discussion and interpretation of obtained results

10) Conclusions or generalization

11) List of references cannot be less than 30 items and must cover the period of recent five years. References to the journals with citation index are highly recommended. No reference to the Aviation Technologies journal indicates that this journal might not be the most natural or suitable outlet for your research.

12) A short biographical note about contributors at the end of the article (name, surname, academic title and scientific degree, duties, researcher's short biography and scientific interests).

13) Appendices may be added optionally.


Acceptance and Corrections
Each article is reviewed by two or more members of the Editorial Board or by appointed experts. The accepted article should be corrected by the author taking into account the remarks of the reviewers or editors, or the author should explain the reasons why reviewer remarks have been disregarded. The electronic copy of the corrected article should be presented to the Editorial Board no later than two weeks after obtaining the review.


Article Format:
1. The title of the article should be printed in 11pt bold type and should be centered. There should be a single line space between the title and the author's name.

2. The forename and surname of the author or co-authors should be printed in small letters of 11 pt bold type and should be centered. Below the author's surname, the name of institution (represented by the author or co-authors) must be printed in 10 pt italic; its address and the author's e-mail written and centered. Different institutions represented by authors are recorded in footnotes.

3. Abstract, Keywords and JEL codes should be printed single spaced, in 9 pt typeface, in one column and after the institution address and space of three lines below the institution address should be left. Words Abstract, Keywords and JEL classification must be printed in bold.

4. Introduction, main text and conclusions should be printed in 11 pt type single interval in one column at the distance of 1 line from keywords. The last page of the article should be filled no less than 70%.

5. Mathematical dependences, their notations in the text and other symbols should be typed in Equation Editor of MathType Italic 10 pt type, indexes in 7 pt, sub-indexes in 6 pt. Matrices are written in square brackets, vectors by bold-regular 10 pt typeface. All the numerals, including index numbers, are presented in regular typeface. Formulas are centered and numbered by Arabic numerals in round brackets and aligned right. There should be interval space of one line between the formula and the text.

6. Figures and tables should be inserted at the end of the article, after the references. Figures or tables should be mentioned in the text and the place should be indicated in the separate line (for instance, Insert Fig. 1 here). Figures are drawn by computer and in addition presented by one of these types of files *.jpg, *.tif, or *.pcx. The resolution of coloured figures should not be smaller than 360 dpi; and that of the black-and-white type – 600 dpi. Pictures taken from the Internet do not fit in printing. Photos (coloured and black-and-white type) should be of good quality, clear and suitable for reproduction. The numbers of figures and tables (for instance, Fig. 1, Table 3) and inscriptions below are written in 9 pt regular typeface. Figures and tables are separated from the text by one-line space.

7. The titles of introduction, chapters and sub-chapters are printed in small letters, 11 pt bold-regular type and aligned left. The introduction, titles of chapters and conclusions are numbered by one Arabic numeral and sub-chapters by two numerals. The titles of chapters and sub-chapters should be separated from the text by one-line space.

8. The name of the author of the source, the year of publication and pages should be presented in the text in brackets. The list of references is given after the conclusions. The word References is spelled in small letters, 11 pt bold-regular type, left ranged and the list of references in 9 pt. The references are to be presented in the alphabetical order, in the original language; translation into English is given in square brackets. For more detailed information reefer torequirement to make a reference list.


Manuscripts submitted to the journal are processed in the most expeditious manner if they are prepared according to the Instruction for Authors.

Editorial correspondence including manuscripts for submission should be addressed to:

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University,
Saulėtekio al. 11, LT-10223 Vilnius, Lithuania