Who Can Submit?
Anyone may submit an original article to be considered for publication in Journal of Aviation Science and Technology provided he or she owns the copyright to the work being submitted or is authorized by the copyright owner or owners to submit the article.
General Submission Rules
Submitted articles cannot have been previously published, nor be forthcoming in an archival journal or book (print or electronic). By submitting material to Journal of Aviation Science and Technology, the author is stipulating that the material is not currently under review at another journal (electronic or print) and that he or she will not submit the material to another journal (electronic or print) until the completion of the editorial decision process at Journal of Aviation Science and Technology.
All papers submitted to Journal of Aviatin Science and Technology should be detected with an antiplagiarism software tool (Turnitin). Authors that submit plagiarized work may be banned from submitting to the journal in the future.
A double-blind peer review process is applied by JAST. The reviewing process consists of three basic stages: (i) preliminary estimate; (ii) peer reviewing; and (iii) approval.
Stage 1: Preliminary estimate
Upon receiving the paper, JAST office confirms its arrival by email before it is preliminarily estimated in terms of scope, structure, contents and formatting of the text. Possible results of this stage are:
The JAST office confirms the arrival of the paper within three working days and informs its author(s) of results of this preliminary estimate within five working days after receiving the paper.
Stage 2: Peer-reviewing
The paper is given a code number and sent to two reviewers, whose comments focus on the followings:
Reviewers’ conclusions and recommendations may be:
The author(s) revise(s) the paper as suggested by reviewers and resubmit(s) it for the second round of review. Conclusion from this round is either “accepted” or “rejected”.
Reviewers will give comments on the paper received from the JAST office within 21 days (the duration could be shortened in certain cases).
The author(s) has/have two weeks after receiving reviewers’ comments to revise and resubmit the paper (the duration could be shortened in certain cases).
In sum, the reviewing process may last three months after the paper is sent to reviewers to produce the final decision.
Stage 3: Approval
JAST editorial leaders make the final decision (the paper accepted or rejected for publication) when:
(1) The paper is approved by reviewers:
(2) The paper is declined by reviewers: The case would be then the same as (1).
Accordingly, it takes the JAST office one to four months, after the paper is sent for the reviewing process, to reach the final decision and inform the author(s) of the results.
The paper, after its being accepted for publication, is sent to copyeditors who may make adjustments to its style, presentation, and formatting. Author(s) can be required to help with this process and is properly notified of any major changes.
Duration for copyeditors to complete steps from 2 to 5 is at most two working days each. Duration for LT to carry out steps from 4 to 7 is at most one working day each. Duration for the Stage 4 (preparations for publishing) varies from 10 to 15 working days, starting from reception of the accepted articles
Journal of Aviation Science & Technology
Journal of Aviation Science and Technology (JAST) is an open access, peer reviewed international academic journal published by Vietnam Aviation Academy (VAA), Vietnam in 2021. VAA provides a premium publication outlet for scholars, industry stakeholders, government entities and students. The editorial focus is on current issues of the aviation, aeronautics, aerospace and technological development segments. Submitted articles are relevant to various topics including the business, strategy, education, policy, regulation, law, safety, logistics and air cargo, air traffic control, airline and airport operations, intermodal transport, science and technology in the aviation industry.
JAST publishes two following types of articles:
JAST uses a peer-reviewed, double-blind process to evaluate academic articles by international expetise reviewers from different organizations in order to maintain consistent quality.
JAST invites papers for Vol. 3 No. 1 which is scheduled to be published on June 1st, 2024. The last date of submission: May 1st, 2024. However, earlier submissions are appreciated and will be afforded preference in terms of review and publication.
The journal is published in English both in print and online. JAST anticipates the assignment of a DOI number for publication in 2024.
Please submit your manuscript on JAST's website https://www.vaajast.org
Assoc. Professor Dr. Tran Hoai An
Journal of Aviation Science & Technology