Network, Fleet and Schedule Planning (classroom)

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About the course

4-day (32 hours) classroom course

IATA Network, Fleet and Schedule Planning aviation training course


Advance your knowledge of the most impactful areas of airline decision-making! Financial results of every airline are a direct function of the quality of decisions related to fleet selection, network design and schedule planning. In IATA’s Network, Fleet and Schedule Planning course, you will expand your skills in strategic analysis, tactical planning and effective decision-making. You will learn about fleet choice trade-offs, network design implications and scheduling process intricacies. You will have the opportunity to practice how to make effective fleet choices and network decisions that suit your airline business model. The course is highly interactive and built on practical scenarios that allow you to apply and test your course learnings immediately and receive feedback from your training instructor and your peers.

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Course code: TALM-26

Course format

Prerequisites

How to register

In-house training

To arrange in-house training for your company, please complete the in-house training request form or contact the Training Specialist in your region.

Next class

Network, Fleet and Schedule Planning (classroom)

United Kingdom, London (IATA)
23 - 26 October, 2023
Register before Oct 02, 2023 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
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All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 173068
English
USD 1,785
USD 2,295
Regular
USD 2,550

Find out more about our IATA Training Center in London hosted by Imperando, including details about the Training Center, a map to help you find it, and a schedule of all the upcoming courses being held in London.

Wait List
Class full

4 additional classes are scheduled

Network, Fleet and Schedule Planning (classroom)

Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
6 - 9 May, 2024
Register before Nov 06, 2023 to take advantage of the 25% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 15 Apr
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All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 201801
English
USD 1,339
USD 1,721
Regular
USD 1,913

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Network, Fleet and Schedule Planning (classroom)

United States, Miami (IATA, ACCET Accredited)
28 - 31 May, 2024
Register before Nov 28, 2023 to take advantage of the 25% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 07 May
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All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 200935
English
USD 1,339
USD 1,721
Regular
USD 1,913

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Accett

Network, Fleet and Schedule Planning (classroom)

Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
19 - 22 August, 2024
Register before Feb 19, 2024 to take advantage of the 25% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 29 Jul
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 201404
English
USD 1,339
USD 1,721
Regular
USD 1,913

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Network, Fleet and Schedule Planning (classroom)

United Kingdom, London (IATA)
4 - 7 November, 2024
Register before May 04, 2024 to take advantage of the 25% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 14 Oct
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 200820
English
USD 1,339
USD 1,721
Regular
USD 1,913

Find out more about our IATA Training Center in London hosted by Imperando, including details about the Training Center, a map to help you find it, and a schedule of all the upcoming courses being held in London.

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Define the best practices and main puzzle pieces in the airline business strategy planning cycle
  • Discuss the “frequency-capacity” dilemma and how market segments impact network planning
  • Explain the importance of inter-airline cooperation as a strategic network planning driver
  • Apply aircraft selection criteria and establish fleet strategy based on market data and available funds
  • Build and continuously fine-tune airline schedule based on available aircraft fleet and network plan

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • Network strategies and optimization practices
  • Route network management processes
  • Airline revenues and supply-demand dynamics
  • Airline costs and their impact on network plan
  • Aircraft acquisition and financing methods
  • Fleet commonality issues and crew resources
  • Traffic flow (P2P vs O&D) and P&L forecasting
  • Ops constraints in the fleet planning process
  • Schedule design and planning (strategic and operational analysis)

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Airline directors, heads of function and C-suite/li>
  • Fleet planning, network and scheduling staff
  • Revenue management and pricing managers
  • Airline sales and business development staff
  • Airport strategic planning and route network development professionals
  • Commercial directors at aircraft manufacturers

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.

Testimonials

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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