The Costs of Airline Service - The Short-Haul Problem

Eva Endrizalová, Vladimír Němec


Cost of airline service consist of many parameters, including load factor, which is important for airline decision making. Short-haul flights compete with many other ways of transportation on short distances which makes demand very sensitive. This brings up the question how to set optimal costs for short haul flights.


costs of airlines; short-haul problem; operating costs; seat-mile costs; breakeven load factor


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