Players are responsible for managing the fleet and the pricing policy of virtual airlines competing over the same routes, and must adapt their strategies to a constantly changing environment (crises, airport congestion and regulatory changes, emergence of environmental constraints, development of a new aircraft, cost evolutions, new route openings ...).
(COVID-19 Response) We are making our individual simulations available for free until the end of July 2020.
Your students can directly hit the 'Play' button. Or, if you want access to an administration interface, you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org (with subject 'Access to the admin interface', and mentioning the number of students and the simulation).
With airECONsim, players understand through practice, the major issues of air transport economics, without getting lost in details:
Theoretic debriefing phases regularly occur during the game, to help players apply economic analysis tools to decision making.
We regularly offer (distance or traditional) trainings on air transport economics or industrial organization, for all levels. The usual duration of training is two or three days for a standard scenario, in French or English.
Upon request, we also organize tailored interventions, over four or five days, using specific scenarios:
or alternating the game with more in-depth training:
airECONsim also illustrates most of the chapters of an intermediate industrial organization course:
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