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Date of Award
Thesis - Open Access
Master of Business Administration in Aviation
Aviation Business Administration
Dr. Bijan Vasigh
Dr. Thomas Tacker
Dr. Abe Harraf
This study consisted of a simulation to maximize an airline's Origin- Destination revenues. It has been hypothesized that Linear Programming is capable of maximizing airlines' networks revenues. Simulation was performed with Linear Interactive Discrete Optimizer (LINDO). This project was designed to consider different fares and its classes along with multi flight connections. The seats' allocation process came out with the maximum possible revenues, and enough flexibility in terms of changing such allocation to work around competition and trends. Results came supportive to the hypothesis. Sensitivity analysis provided our model with a tool to modify and change different variables, like fares, without affecting the reached goal (maximized network revenues). Although, the utilized network is a portion of a real world one, this study should inspire revenue management departments build their own simulation based on this model. Conclusion and recommendations are submitted.
Scholarly Commons Citation
Fanasheh, Husam Abdallah Mahmoud, "An Optimization Technique of Airlines' Seat Inventory Management" (1997). Theses - Daytona Beach. 98.