3-day (24 hours) classroom course
Managing Airline Scheduling Challenges course focuses on the key aspects of airline scheduling and the most common challenges faced by the scheduling managers. It outlines the aviation industry best practices and covers different approaches to overcoming scheduling constraints driven by factors such as the customer appeal, competitive response, weather characteristics, airport limitations, crew regulations and maintenance requirements. The course uses practical cases studies that will enable you to test and apply your learnings immediately.
Course Code: TALM-64
- Recommended level is Entry-level or Intermediate.
- The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 or the equivalent for courses held in languages other than English.
How to register
To arrange in-house training for your company, please complete the in-house training request form or contact the Training Specialist in your region.
Upon completing this course you will be able to:
- Explain all intricacies of the airline schedule process
- Identify the differences between commercial, aircraft, crew and maintenance schedules
- Determine efficient scheduling decisions based on customer preferences and revenue, competition, and airport specific operational constraints
- Discuss how maintenance requirements and crew regulations are incorporated in scheduling
- Explain how scheduling choices effect cost (block hours, fuel cost, crew utilization, aircraft utilization)
The key topics that are covered during this course include:
- Airline scheduling process and best practices
- Measuring efficient schedule performance
- Scheduling specifics by airline business model
- Role of customer preferences and competition
- Airport limitations and slot constraints impact
- Impact of weather on operational performance and contingency planning
- Scheduling optimization around maintenance requirements and crew flight time limitations
This course is recommended for:
- Fleet planning, network, and scheduling staff
- Airline ops planning and ops control managers
- Airport staff in ops planning and airline engagement
- Aspiring beginners interested aviation careers
- Civil Aviation Authority staff
An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on an assessment. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.