16.75J / 1.234J Airline Management

Spring 2006

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

Course Highlights

This course features a complete set of lecture notes and a reading list.

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.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

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Dr. Peter Belobaba

Course Meeting Times

Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session