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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
SHU302 Airline Management 927001 3 6 4
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course provides an overview of airline management decision processes with a focus on economic issues and their relationship to operations planning models and decision support tools. It emphasizes the application of economic models of demand, pricing, costs, and supply to airline markets and networks, and it examines industry practice and emerging methods for fleet planning, route network design, scheduling, pricing and revenue management. Emphasis is placed on the interactions between the components of airline management and profit objectives in competitive environments.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Yetkin Bulut
Learning Outcomes
  1. Students will learn theoretical background information on airline management
  2. Students will be able to identify airline economics
  3. Students will be able to describe and manage airline operations and to learn airline financial management
  4. Students will be able to define and solve problems related with airline management
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Show Stephen, Airline Marketing and Management, 7th Edition, Ashgate, 2011. 2. Massoud Bazargan, Airline Operations and Scheduling, 2nd Edition, Ashgate, 20.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Airline Planning Process, Airline Economics, Airline Operating Costs and Productivity, Airline Scheduling, Airline Fleet Assignment, Airline Revenue Management, Airline Pricing Structures and Strategies
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Introduction to the Airline Planning Process
2.Airline Economics Review
3.Operating Costs and Productivity
4.Operating Costs and Productivity
5.Airline Schedule Development
6.Passenger Choice Models
7.Airline Fleet Assignment
8.Midterm Exam
9.Route Planning and Evaluation
10.Airline Fleet Planning Models
11.Airline Fleet Planning Models
12.Flight Overbooking: Models and Practice
13.Airline Revenue Management Systems
14.Airline Pricing Structures and Strategies
15.Airline Management Challenges
16.Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination150
Attending Lectures110
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures15230
Report Preparation11010
Report Presentation122
Self Study4312
Individual Study for Mid term Examination5315
Individual Study for Final Examination7321