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Introduction to Transportation Systems 1
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PART III: TRAVELER TRANSPORTATION 2
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Chapter 29: Intercity Traveler Transportation: Air 3
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Air Traveler Transportation ± Costs/Financial Situation ± Air Traveler Transportation and the 30 “Key Points” ± Stochasticity ± Peaking ± Selecting Capacity ± Network Behavior ± Land-side Issues ± Airport Access ± Airport Terminal Design ± Important Issues ± Airport Capacity ± Hub-and-Spoke Operation ± Safety ± Aircraft Technology ± Yield Management ± Understanding the Air Traveler Market ± Subsidies -- Air as an example 4
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Airline Costs and Financial Situation ± Labor Costs ± Fuel Costs ± Equipment Costs 5
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Reasons for Air Industry Financial Problems ± Competition is the critical element. There are those that would argue that the industry has more capacity than it needs for the demands it serves. ± Earnings in the airline industry are very sensitive to the ratio of filled seats to total seats. Once a seat flies empty, the revenue from that seat is gone
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course ESD 1.221j taught by Professor Josephsussman during the Fall '04 term at MIT.

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