Route Evaluation and Forecasting (Virtual Classroom)


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

About

This virtual course will explain the main industry practices for route evaluation and forecasting to help you assess the performance of your airline’s network and analyze the profitability of new routes or changes to the existing network. Given the special circumstances the industry is facing, more than ever, route planning is key to the recovery efforts. It requires a complex set of skills to find the right balance between scheduling, market demand, and costs. Learn methods for evaluating routes, calculating the financial performance of different routes, forecasting cost and revenue drivers, and planning for the future adjustments and optimization of your route network.

Course Code: TALG-18-VC

Course format

  • The live sessions of this virtual classroom course are delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • The course will take you approximately 18 hours to complete and be held over 3 consecutive days.
  • There will be 2 live interactive virtual classroom sessions per day, each session will be 180 minutes and additional practice sessions.
  • 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

  • There are no prerequisites for this course
  • Recommended level is 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

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

Route Evaluation and Forecasting (Virtual Classroom)

Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
27 - 29 July, 2020
Register before 06 Jul, 2020 for a USD100 discount
Please register by 13 Jul
All prices are before tax. Class no: 128542 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,078
Member
USD 1,393
Regular
USD 1,540

2 sessions daily:

10:00-11:30 & 12:00-13:30 UTC-5

5 additional classes are scheduled

Route Evaluation and Forecasting (Virtual Classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
10 - 12 August, 2020
Register before 20 Jul, 2020 for a USD100 discount
Please register by 27 Jul
All prices are before tax. Class no: 128543 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,078
Member
USD 1,393
Regular
USD 1,540

2 sessions daily:

10:00-11:30 & 12:00-13:30 UTC+2

Route Evaluation and Forecasting (Virtual Classroom)

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
7 - 9 September, 2020
Register before 17 Aug, 2020 for a USD100 discount
Please register by 24 Aug
All prices are before tax. Class no: 128544 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,078
Member
USD 1,393
Regular
USD 1,540

2 sessions daily:

10:00-11:30 & 12:00-13:30 UTC+8

Route Evaluation and Forecasting (Virtual Classroom)

Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
21 - 23 September, 2020
Register before 31 Aug, 2020 for a USD100 discount
Please register by 07 Sep
All prices are before tax. Class no: 128545 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,078
Member
USD 1,393
Regular
USD 1,540

2 sessions daily:

10:00-11:30 & 12:00-13:30 UTC-5

Route Evaluation and Forecasting (Virtual Classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
9 - 11 November, 2020
Register before 11 Aug, 2020 for a 20% discount
Please register by 26 Oct
All prices are before tax. Class no: 128547 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,078
Member
USD 1,393
Regular
USD 1,540

2 sessions daily:

10:00-11:30 & 12:00-13:30 UTC+2

Route Evaluation and Forecasting (Virtual Classroom)

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
23 - 25 November, 2020
Register before 25 Aug, 2020 for a 20% discount
Please register by 09 Nov
All prices are before tax. Class no: 128546 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,078
Member
USD 1,393
Regular
USD 1,540

2 sessions daily:

10:00-11:30 & 12:00-13:30 UTC+8

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Discuss the role of network planning in an airline
  • Learn how to forecast demand and revenues
  • Analyze competition and market share forecasting
  • Calculate or estimate route profitability
  • Develop your own route profitability evaluation model
  • Evaluate the impact of schedule and aircraft choice on route profitability

Course content

  • Route Profitability (RP) and its context within the airline
    • Who performs RP studies and when?
    • The relationship with other departments during planning process
  • Cost, revenue forecasting and route evaluation
  • Market demand and market share forecasting
  • Revenue allocation and forecasting
  • Pricing and yield
  • Cost allocation and drivers
  • Route evaluation and Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)

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Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Airline finance and account management
  • Airline sales and marketing management
  • Network, commercial, fleet planning and scheduling personnel
  • Airport strategic planning personnel

Certificate awarded

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.

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