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Airline Fleet Planning

Overview of fleet planning management, from traffic forecasting to network planning and fleet definition. Learn how to structure the fleet planning process and how to analyse alternative fleet solutions.

Who should attend?

  • Airline personnel involved in strategic or commercial planning
  • Strategic consultants
  • Insurance brokers
  • Lessors and financial analysts
  • Airframe and engine manufacturers, industry suppliers, airports
  • Government agencies


  • Some experience in airline planning or a related field 


This course will enable you to:

  • Have a comprehensive overview of fleet planning management, from traffic forecasting to network planning and fleet definition
  • Understand the steps in the fleet planning process
  • Analyse alternative fleet solutions


  • Three full days

Course content:

  • Fleet planning processes and decision-making
  • Impact of airline business model on fleet planning
  • Alliances, mergers and fleet planning
  • Network planning and fleet planning interactions
  • Methodologies and modelling techniques
  • Demand allocation, segmentation and spill
  • Key trade-offs, capacity vs. frequency, P2P vs. O/D, fragmentation vs. consolidation
  • Aircraft performance and economics in an appraisal
  • State of the art in investment analysis and risk management

Methods and evaluation:

  • Topics are supported by case studies and exercises.

Dates and venue:

Course fee:

  • Classroom fee: €1 950
  • Early bird fee: €1 560 (Early bird pricing is applicable if booking is made 60 or more calendar days before the start of the course)
  • All prices excluding V.A.T where applicable
  • Full payment must be received 4 weeks prior to the session unless training is funded by an OPCO (applicable to France only).


  • For any queries regarding this session or to arrange a private session, please contact our Business team by email or by phone on 00 33 5 62 12 11 16

Access terms and deadlines:
  • Pre-registration to this course is through the online form on the dedicated session webpage
  • Pre-registration must be received 7 working days before the start of the session
  • If a training requires a pre-requisite, we will validate your registration through a test and/or a telephone interview
  • We require four weeks written cancellation notice prior to the start of the course. After this period, we will charge cancellation fees as follows;
    • Two to four weeks prior to the start of the course = 50% cancellation fee. During the two weeks before the start of the course or in the case of a No-show = 100% of total amount will be charged. Please note that name changes are accepted at any time.
    • AirBusiness Academy reserves the right to cancel any course up to four weeks prior to course commencement.
    • A full refund of the course fee can be provided upon written request. AirBusiness Academy will not be liable for any other expenses incurred by course participants (i.e. airfare or hotel charges)

Accessibility for people with disabilities:

  • AirBusiness Academy strives to ensure that its learning services are open and accessible to everyone
  • If you have a disability, please let us know during the registration process. We will take the necessary measures to guarantee your comfort during your training session (example of facilities: designated parking space, ground floor classrooms, lift in operation, signage, personal assistance available)
  • Le stagiaire en situation de handicap - dispositifs

Page updated on 08/06/2022

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