On airlines code-share optimisation: a modelling framework and analysis
AbstractThis paper presents an optimisation-based modelling framework for evaluating the profitability of an operating carrier's code-share agreements with multiple partnering carriers. The model examines the terms of under-negotiation agreements including flights and the number of seats open for code-share and associated fare discounts. The model provides a recommendation of the set of agreements to be accepted by the air carrier. The model explicitly considers the trade-off between the different agreements as well as the trade-off between the incremental revenue from the code-share agreements and the potential loss of revenue due to the displacement of the non-code-share passengers. A set of experiments that illustrate the model capabilities for hypothetical code-share scenarios is presented.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Inderscience Enterprises Ltd in its journal Int. J. of Revenue Management.
Volume (Year): 3 (2009)
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air carriers; airlines; code sharing; code-share agreements; revenue management; optimisation based modelling; simulation.;
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