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Syllabus

Calendar

Readings

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Lecture Notes

Introduction to the Airline Planning Process

Airline Economics Review

Operating Costs and Productivity

Load Factor Analysis

Airline Schedule Development

Introduction to PODS Passenger Choice Models

ePODS Airline Management Educational Game

Airline Fleet Assignment

Route Planning and Evaluation

Demand Driven Dispatch

Airline Fleet Planning Models

Introduction to Revenue Management: Flight Leg Revenue Optimization

Flight Overbooking: Models and Practice

Network Revenue Management: Origin-Destination Control

Pricing Challenges: ePODS and Reality

Origin-Destination Control: What Have We Learned?

Willingness to Pay and Competitive Revenue Management

Airline Management

Chart of revenues by fare class.

Chart showing airline revenues by different fare restriction classes. (Image by Dr. Peter Belobaba.)

Instructor(s)

Dr. Peter Belobaba

MIT Course Number

16.75J / 1.234J

As Taught In

Spring 2006

Level

Graduate

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Course Features

Course Description

This course provides an overview of airline management decision processes with a focus on economic issues and their relationship to operations planning models and decision support tools. It emphasizes the application of economic models of demand, pricing, costs, and supply to airline markets and networks, and it examines industry practice and emerging methods for fleet planning, route network design, scheduling, pricing and revenue management.

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