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Did you know that in the past 5 years, 997 participants from 113 countries have taken this course with IATA?
About the course
4-day (32 hours) classroom course
Contribute to your company’s success by learning how to develop a profitable network fleet plan and an effective flight schedule. In this 4-day course you will expand your planning and management skills and better understand the scheduling process, tactics and strategies that airlines should adopt in order to be more profitable. Learn how to make effective fleet choices, how to create a schedule that is aligned with the airlines’ strategy, and review passenger traffic demand, flight schedule data.
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.
Know how company revenues and profitability depends on the network and fleet plan
Understand key market and route forecasting
Implement successful network and scheduling strategies and tactics
Review passenger traffic demand, flight schedule data and optimization tools
Make effective fleet choices and business strategies and tactics
Create a schedule aligned with the airlines’ strategy
Improve aircraft and fleet utilization
The key topics that are covered during this course include:
Network strategies and optimization
Processes involved in optimizing an actual route network
Airline economics and costs; supply and demand dynamics; passenger traffic demand and market estimation
Passenger traffic flow; point-to-point versus true origin-destination
Route and network determinants
Fleet planning and management; operational constraints in the planning process
Strategic and operational analysis related to fleet
Schedule design and planning
Who should attend
This course is recommended for:
Network planning personnel
Market planning staff
Marketing and sales staff
International relations staff
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.
This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:
Network Development and Management Diploma
This diploma provides the basis and practical know-how to effectively develop the skills required to achieve key commercial objectives.
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.