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dc.contributor.author Reichard Megwinoff, Hčtor Nicolas en_US
dc.contributor.other Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Flight Transportation Laboratory en_US
dc.contributor.other Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Civil Engineering en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-06T22:27:43Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-06T22:27:43Z
dc.date.issued 1988 en_US
dc.identifier 29197601 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/68124
dc.description March 1988 en_US
dc.description Also issued as an M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Civil Engineering, 1988 en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 81) en_US
dc.description.abstract This thesis investigates the seasonality of demand in air transportation. It presents three methods for computing seasonal indices. One of these methods, the Periodic Average Method, is selected as the most appropriate for the limited sample of data supplied by Delta Air Lines. These indices are used to determine the existence of significant differences between the seasonality of demand between directions of a markets as well as differences among markets. Finally, using the results from this assessment the markets are categorized into four categories: Vacation - Low Business, Low Vacation - Strong Business, Busines & Vacation, and Distict Markets. The markets in each category can be represented by a set of seasonal indices. The overall conclusion is that the seasonality does not differ by direction in a market but it differs by market category en_US
dc.format.extent 83 p en_US
dc.publisher [Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology], Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1988 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries FTL report (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Flight Transportation Laboratory) ; R88-3 en_US
dc.subject Aeronautics, Commercial en_US
dc.subject Economic forecasting en_US
dc.subject Passenger traffic en_US
dc.subject Seasonal variations en_US
dc.subject Forecasting en_US
dc.title Seasonality in air transportation demand en_US
dc.title.alternative Seasonality in air transportatio en_US
dc.type Technical Report en_US


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