Route Traffic Forecasting, Catchment Analytics, Data and
Long-Term Forecasts

ASM’s courses give you the knowledge and skills for a successful career in route development. They are a must for anyone who wants to make their mark on the profession.

This course is directed toward those who wish to deepen their skills in the area of route traffic forecasting, catchment analytics, and long-term forecasts. Delegates will be taken through real world examples, providing the opportunity to develop forecasts with newly learned techniques, as well as experiencing manipulating data and developing presentations.

Route traffic forecasts are a critical component of an airline’s decision-making process when considering new routes. Therefore, it’s imperative for those within the function to understand the most up-to-date techniques to generate accurate and detailed forecasts. This course will provide the methodologies used to create them, as well as providing insight on catchment analytics and long-term forecasts.

Commonly Asked Questions

Should I Attend?

This course is geared towards those who may fill the following roles:

  • Airports – route development managers, analysts
  • Airlines – new analysts, network planners
  • Civil aviation authorities
  • Government agencies and departments
  • Personnel responsible for airport forecasts
What will I learn?

This course covers the following topics:

  • How to produce a route traffic forecast
  • Assumptions and methodologies from real-world examples
  • The latest forecasting techniques, analytics including QSI, MCR and others
  • How to use traffic data, market research and analytics for route forecasting
  • The key steps to produce a long-term passenger traffic forecast and extracting the associated metrics of movements, capacity, aircraft size etc.
  • Benchmarking against industry targets
  • Practical route forecast exercises and case studies
What topics will be covered?

This course will be presented in the following format:

1. Setting the Scene
2. Excel Skills
3. Forecasting Overview and Demand Forecasting Techniques
4. Stimulation and Forecasting Techniques
5. Long Term Forecasting Techniques
6. Airline Route Economics
7. Review and Certification

“Excellent, very relevant material that will help me to ‘up’ my game in airline route development.”

Angela Mclean

Interim President and CEO/VP, Saint John Airport