Network Manager™ - Where you manage the skies

The serious game where you optimise your network structure, revenue and hub performance in a fiercely competitive, realistic and volatile environment


Network Manager

is the latest Airline simulation game developed by AirBusiness Academy, focusing on Schedule and Network optimisation, Airport cost structure and hub performance.
As a team, you will have to manage an airline operating a network of 6 destinations that are connected through a poorly performing hub. You will have time constraints and up to 8 important decisions to make in order to get back on track...or try to at least!


Network Manager is a great way to follow up from your session of AirManager™

  • Understand the way airline’s prioritise and capture passenger demand
  • Become familiar with the way an airline develops a competitive Hub & spoke Network structure
  • Learn more about airport restrictions: curfews, slots, aircraft performance
  • Be aware of different types of airport fees, cost drivers and incentives
  • Acquire airport taxes and incentives benchmarking techniques 
  • Gain knowledge of successful Airport/Airline collaboration (inspired by real life examples)
  • Have a chance to network with other Aviation professionals 
  • Time and conflict management 
  • Decision Making techniques and tools
  • Self and Team performance

Network Manager™ can be implemented in a number of ways depending on your needs:

  • Advanced simulation (2 day, 8 decisions)
  • In-depth simulation (3 day, 8 decisions & expert presentation)
  • Team event (1 day, 4 decisions) Inter team seminar – Airlines / Airport, Airports / Airport suppliers - (1 day, 4 decisions)
  • Soft Skills development (2 day, 4 decisions)

For more information or to arrange a session, please contact us:

  • Airline Managers 
  • Airport Managers
  • OEM Managers