Date of Award

Spring 4-1995

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Degree Name

Master of Business Administration in Aviation


Graduate Studies

Committee Chair

Abe Harraf

Committee Member

Boris Trnavskis

Committee Member

Bijan Vasigh


This thesis involves the development of a computerized airline strategy simulation, decision support system to assist airline management training. The simulation program is designed to be run under the Microsoft Windows™ environment on any IBM - compatible computer. The primary objective of this thesis is to develop a useful program to be helpful in practicing decision making skills in a group setting, understanding the significance of strategic management, forecasting demand in today's turbulent airline industry, learning stockholders' roles in a business, and practicing skills required in airline operations management.