To achieve a DISTINCTION grade the evidence FOR UNIT 1 must show that, in addition to the pass and merit criteria, you are able to:
D1. Discuss the scale of the industry commenting on trends, operating characteristics and the organisations within it:
In D1, you must use the information obtained through the pass and merit criteria to discuss the scale of the UK aviation industry. You will need to comment on trends for the industry and the organisations that operate within it and how they link. You should consider the operating characteristics perhaps commenting on contrasting characteristics, such as airlines employ more staff than airports, where the main airports and airlines are located and how they might compare financially.