Network, Fleet and Schedule Planning (Classroom)

Some of these topics are also explored in the following virtual classroom course:

Did you know that in the past 5 years, 997 participants from 113 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About

Contribute to your company’s success by developing a profitable network fleet plan and an effective flight schedule. Improve your planning and management skills and understand scheduling process and tactics.

This course is available at IATA Training Centers and Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-house training.

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Course code: TALM-26

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 5 days (40 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment.

Prerequisites

  • There are no prerequisites for this course.
  • Recommended level is Entry-level and Intermediate.
  • 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.

Next class

Network, Fleet and Schedule Planning (Classroom)

Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
3 - 6 May, 2022
Register before 31 Jan, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 12 Apr
All prices are before tax. Class no: 148713 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,400
Member
USD 1,800
Regular
USD 2,000

6 additional classes are scheduled

Network, Fleet and Schedule Planning (Classroom)

United States, Miami (IATA, ACCET Accredited)
31 May - 3 June, 2022
Register before 28 Feb, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 10 May
All prices are before tax. Class no: 148579 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,400
Member
USD 1,800
Regular
USD 2,000

Accett

The IATA Training Center in Miami is ACCET Accredited


A regional course discount (up to 10% discount) is available for classroom courses at IATA Training Centers in the Americas (excluding Canada).

To claim the discount, enter 'LatAmTraining' in the promotional code field during your registration. The discount will be deducted automatically from the course price. This discount will be applied in addition to any qualifying early bird promotion.

Miami Training Center Information

Network, Fleet and Schedule Planning (Classroom)

Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
12 - 15 July, 2022
Register before 11 Apr, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 21 Jun
All prices are before tax. Class no: 148878 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,400
Member
USD 1,800
Regular
USD 2,000

Network, Fleet and Schedule Planning (Classroom)

Spain, Madrid (IATA)
6 - 9 September, 2022
Register before 06 Jun, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 16 Aug
All prices are before tax. Class no: 148342 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,400
Member
USD 1,800
Regular
USD 2,000

Network, Fleet and Schedule Planning (Classroom)

Canada, Montreal (IATA, ACCET Accredited)
4 - 7 October, 2022
Register before 04 Jul, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 13 Sep
All prices are before tax. Class no: 148376 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,400
Member
USD 1,800
Regular
USD 2,000

Please check if you are eligible to travel to Canada before you complete your registration.


Accett

The IATA Training Center in Montreal is ACCET Accredited


Visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada will need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). Exceptions include U.S. citizens and travelers with a valid visa. Do you need an eTA? Apply for your eTA (a CAD 7 fee applies).

Please note that travelers or if you are booking for someone else, are responsible to request their visas through varying designated channels (consulates and/ or third party companies) in due time.

A regional course fee (15% discount) is applied to course participants residing in Canada who attend classes at the Montreal Training Center. To claim the discount, enter YMQ-LOCAL in the promotional code field during your registration. The discount will be deducted automatically from the course price.

These regional discounts will be applied in addition to any qualifying early bird promotion.

As per the detailed procedure on our tax page, non-Canadian residents do not pay sales taxes if they advise us prior to their purchase.

Montreal Training Center information

Network, Fleet and Schedule Planning (Classroom)

United Kingdom, London (IATA)
29 November - 2 December, 2022
Register before 29 Aug, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 08 Nov
All prices are before tax. Class no: 148493 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,400
Member
USD 1,800
Regular
USD 2,000

Network, Fleet and Schedule Planning (Classroom)

Mexico, Mexico City (IATA)
13 - 16 December, 2022
Register before 12 Sep, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 22 Nov
All prices are before tax. Class no: 149909 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,400
Member
USD 1,800
Regular
USD 2,000

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Understand how company revenues and profitability depend on the network and fleet plan
  • Learn key market and route forecasting
  • Create a schedule that effectively utilizes aircraft resources
  • Improve aircraft and fleet utilization
  • Implement successful scheduling strategies
  • Review passenger traffic demand, flight schedule data and optimization tools

Course content

  • Consider processes involved in optimizing an actual route network
  • Airline economics and costs; supply and demand dynamics; passenger traffic demand and market estimation
  • Route profitability
  • Passenger traffic flow; point-to-point versus true origin-destination Route and network determinants
  • Schedule design and planning
  • Airline capacity and route
  • Network strategies and optimization
  • Fleet planning and management; operational constraints in the planning process
  • Strategic and operational analysis related to fleet

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Network planning personnel
  • Market planning staff
  • Marketing and sales staff
  • International relations staff

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.

Additional content

Testimonials

Anjum Raffi, UNAMID
This course was a thought-provoking and mind-agitating source of knowledge, which is an instrument in optimum utilization of aviation assets resulting in a win-win situation for both the carrier and client.

Lāsma Zajančkovska, Strategic Pricing Analyst airBaltic
This course was well balanced between theory and practice. I gained an in-depth understanding of all theoretical concepts, and exercises allowed me to apply what I had learned. This course taught me industry practices to optimize an airline network, improve fleet utilization and reach route profitability in the dynamic air transport market. The experienced and passionate instructor held everyone’s attention for the whole week. I would recommend this course to all colleagues as it was a very valuable experience for me.

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