Route Forecasting and Development (classroom)

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Did you know that in the past 5 years, 533 participants from 102 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About the course

4-day (32 hours) classroom course

Learn about the main industry practices for route evaluation and forecasting to help you assess the performance of your airline’s network. Over 3 days, IATA's classroom course on Route Forecasting and Development will show you how to analyze the profitability of new routes or the impact of changes to the existing network. Given the special circumstances the industry is facing, more than ever, route planning is key to 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.

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: TALG-18

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 4 days (32 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment.

Prerequisites

  • Participants should have 3 years of Microsoft Excel proficiency.
  • 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

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

Next class

Route Forecasting and Development (classroom)

United Kingdom, London (IATA)
24 - 27 October, 2022
Register before 24 Jul, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 03 Oct
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 148501
English
USD 1,232
USD 1,592
Regular
USD 1,760

1 additional classes are scheduled

Route Forecasting and Development (classroom)

United States, Miami (IATA, ACCET Accredited)
28 November - 1 December, 2022
Register before 28 Aug, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 07 Nov
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 162916
English
USD 1,232
USD 1,592
Regular
USD 1,760

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

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)

Activities

  • Interactive exercises on route profitability
  • Practical exercises on cost and revenue forecasting
  • Case studies on route calculations and evaluations

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 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.

  • English
  • Español

Revenue Management Diploma

Are you looking for a career in Revenue Management?

  • English
  • Español

Airline Management Diploma

Gain the skills to anticipate, respond, and adapt to the demands of a changing industry.

  • English
  • Español

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