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1 ePODS Airline Management Educational Game Dr. Peter P. Belobaba 16.75J/1.234J Airline Management March 1, 2006
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2 Evolution of PODS Developed by Boeing in early 1990s 4 Simulate passenger choice of airline/paths given schedule alternatives (Decision Window Model) Joint development with MIT since 1994 4 Refinement of choice models for different fares and restrictions 4 Integration of realistic airline RM capabilities Now widely recognized as “state of the art” RM simulator with realistic competitive impacts
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3 PODS Capabilities PODS simulates interaction of RM systems and passenger choice in competitive markets: 4 Two or more competitors in large hub network 4 Airlines must forecast booking demand from actual (previously simulated) historical data 4 Assumes passengers choose among O-D paths/fare types and airlines based on availability 4 Choice also affected by competitive schedules, fares, restrictions, path quality, preferences
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4 ePODS Base Network Characteristics Five airlines, 5 hubs serving 40 spoke cities 4 Each airline has one hub serving 10 cities on each side; including flights to other hub cities 4 Each hub has two directional connecting banks per day (2 eastbound, 2 westbound) 4 Each spoke city served by 1-5 competing airlines, based on population 4 Airlines will be able to add/remove flights on spoke routes from own hub, as well as initiate new non-stop “bypass” flights
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