Airline Business Models and Competitive Strategies - Virtual Simulation Program (LIVE virtual classroom)

These topics and more are covered in greater detail in the following traditional classroom course:

Did you know that in the past 5 years, 1336 participants from 106 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About

This virtual course will help you improve and test your management skills and strategic thinking. You will be able to run your own airline and decide on the network, fleet, schedule, marketing and revenue management whilst competing with other airlines for market share and profitability based on a real-life scenario. Performance reports will be generated at the end of each session to show the impact of your different business strategies. The course provides shorter interactive virtual classroom sessions with more time spent on devising and testing business strategies. Using a detailed case study and exercises, you will be able to test different strategies while your objective is simple, be the most profitable airline!

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Course Code: TALG-02-VC

Course format

  • The live sessions of this virtual classroom course are delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • The course will take you approximately 35 hours to complete and be held over 5 consecutive days.
  • There will be 2 live instructor-led sessions per day and 2 practice sessions, each session will be 90 minutes.
  • The live sessions will require your participation, with multiple Q&A sessions and additional time spent on self-study material including projects, research, additional reading and videos
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment

Technical requirements

Please verify your hardware, software and network to support your upcoming course with IATA Training

Prerequisites

  • We recommend that participants have a good understanding of the network, fleet and schedule planning at an airline
  • Recommended level is Intermediate and Advanced
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or the equivalent level for other languages.

How to register

To arrange in-house training for your company: Complete the in-house training request form or contact the salesperson in your region.

Virtual venues

We schedule our virtual classroom courses through one of 3 virtual venues, each in a different time zone for your convenience. For more information, please visit our page on virtual classroom timing or contact our Customer Portal.

Please check the exact schedule of each class below (View more details) and click ‘Register’.

Next class

Airline Business Models and Competitive Strategies - Virtual Simulation Program (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
22 - 26 November, 2021
Register before 01 Nov, 2021 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 08 Nov
All prices are before tax. Class no: 132296 English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,196
Member
USD 2,852
Regular
USD 3,180

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 live sessions daily:

9:00-12:00 & 13:00-16:00 Geneva (UTC+1)

11:00-14:00 & 15:00-18:00 Dubai (UTC+4)

16:00-19:00 & 20:00-23:00 Singapore (UTC+8)

Each time slot has embedded a practice session using the simulator.

5 additional classes are scheduled

Airline Business Models and Competitive Strategies - Virtual Simulation Program (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
17 - 21 January, 2022
Register before 27 Dec, 2021 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 04 Jan
All prices are before tax. Class no: 149336 English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,196
Member
USD 2,852
Regular
USD 3,180

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
16:00-19:00 & 20:00-23:00 Beijing/Singapore
12:00-15:00 & 16:00-19:00 Dubai
9:00-12:00 & 13:00-16:00 Geneva/Paris
8:00-11:00 & 12:00-15:00 UTC

Airline Business Models and Competitive Strategies - Virtual Simulation Program (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
14 - 18 February, 2022
Register before 14 Nov, 2021 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 01 Feb
All prices are before tax. Class no: 149140 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,837
Member
USD 2,362
Regular
USD 2,624

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
9:00-12:00 & 13:00-16:00 Beijing/Singapore
5:00-8:00 & 9:00-12:00 Dubai
20:00-23:00 & 0:00-3:00 Miami/Montreal
1:00-4:00 & 5:00-8:00 UTC

Airline Business Models and Competitive Strategies - Virtual Simulation Program (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
7 - 11 March, 2022
Register before 05 Dec, 2021 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 22 Feb
All prices are before tax. Class no: 148956 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,837
Member
USD 2,362
Regular
USD 2,624

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
9:00-12:00 & 13:00-16:00 Miami/Montreal
15:00-18:00 & 19:00-22:00 Geneva/Paris
18:00-21:00 & 22:00-1:00 Dubai
14:00-17:00 & 18:00-21:00 UTC

Airline Business Models and Competitive Strategies - Virtual Simulation Program (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
11 - 15 April, 2022
Register before 09 Jan, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 29 Mar
All prices are before tax. Class no: 149337 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,837
Member
USD 2,362
Regular
USD 2,624

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
15:00-18:00 & 19:00-22:00 Beijing/Singapore
11:00-14:00 & 15:00-18:00 Dubai
9:00-12:00 & 13:00-16:00 Geneva/Paris
7:00-10:00 & 11:00-14:00 UTC

Airline Business Models and Competitive Strategies - Virtual Simulation Program (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
9 - 13 May, 2022
Register before 06 Feb, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 26 Apr
All prices are before tax. Class no: 149141 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,837
Member
USD 2,362
Regular
USD 2,624

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
9:00-12:00 & 13:00-16:00 Beijing/Singapore
5:00-8:00 & 9:00-12:00 Dubai
1:00-4:00 & 5:00-8:00 UTC

What you will learn

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Translate demand in an airline product
  • Recognize what drives airline cost and revenue
  • Summarize the mechanics of airline financial and operational issues
  • Improve problem solving and critical thinking
  • Convert strategy into real tactics
  • Value teamwork from a management view
  • Defend and explain the strategic and tactical choices made by airlines

Course content

  • Business models
  • Product development
  • Network analysis and planning
  • Aircraft evaluation
  • Aircraft scheduling
  • Pricing and revenue management
  • Distribution and sales

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Middle management
  • Senior management
  • Past attendees of the Network, Fleet and Schedule Planning course or Airline Business Foundations.

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

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