For many communities around the world, air access and capacity are identified as key constraints to tourism and economic development in their regions. Significant benefits can be realized by implementing customized air service development (ASD) at airports. New routes open new markets for both passengers and cargo. With them, airports can not only build traffic, but generate additional non-aeronautical revenues.
To justify a new air service, airports and communities must focus on route economics, build compelling business cases supported by clear and defendable route forecasts, and consider appropriate financial incentives. InterVISTAS specializes in providing the strategic and analytical support required to make good decisions about route priorities, airline targets, and incentive packages.
Our ASD team has airline-industry experience in network planning and sales and marketing. We combine sophisticated network planning tools with industry experience and established airline relationships to provide detailed route forecasts, effective business case proposals, and trusted financial incentive guidance essential to securing new air services.
In 2009, InterVISTAS was selected by the Transportation Research Board to develop the authoritative handbook on air service development. ACRP Report 18, Passenger Air Service Development Techniques, is available by clicking the image below.
InterVISTAS offers a full range of ASD services, including:
Core ASD Components
- Air Service Strategy
- Catchment Area & Leakage Analysis
- Route Forecasting & Airline Business Cases
- Financial Incentive Evaluation & Negotiation
Additional ASD Components
We have worked with clients around the world, helping them attract many new air services including the ones illustrated on the maps below.
Select Route Development Successes – North America
Select Route Development Successes – International