16.71 The Airline Industry


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Overview of the global airline industry, focusing on recent industry performance, current issues and challenges for the future. Fundamentals of airline industry structure, airline economics, operations planning, safety, labor relations, airports and air traffic control, marketing, and competitive strategies, with an emphasis on the interrelationships among major industry stakeholders. Recent research findings of the MIT Global Airline Industry Program are showcased, including the impacts of congestion and delays, evolution of information technologies, changing human resource management practices, and competitive effects of new entrant airlines. Taught by faculty participants of the Global Airline Industry Program.

This class has no prerequisites.

16.71 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by C. Barnhart, T. A. Kochan, R. J. Hansman, P. P. Belobaba and A. I. Barnett.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 37-212.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Syllabus site or on the 16.71 Stellar site.

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