In Company – Understanding Airlines

This course is for airport staff who are new to the industry and want to build their airline and route development knowledge.

You will gain a thorough understanding of the different airlines and why they choose the routes they serve.

Understanding the airline industry structure

The different airline models explained:

  • Full service scheduled and network carriers
  • Global alliances
  • Low cost carriers
  • Charter airlines
  • Cargo airlines

Air service agreements

The principles of bi-lateral air service agreements explained:

  • Freedoms of the air
  • Market liberalisation and open skies agreements

Route development foundations

Understand the key drivers behind route decisions:

  • Catchment areas
  • Market characteristics
  • Passenger route segments
  • Airline competition
  • Airport, city and region support

The value of air services

  • The economic benefit of air services to airports and the wider region they serve

Please note that this course is run at your premises on a suitable date.