ESD.217[J] The Airline Industry


Class Info

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.

ESD.217[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by C. Barnhart, A. I. Barnett, T. A. Kochan, R. J. Hansman and P. P. Belobaba.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, ESD.217[J] was rated 6.0 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Engineering Systems (ESD) < MIT site.

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