NOTE: this activity should take approximately 10 minutes to complete
Firstly, identify the operational costs that airlines must consider when deciding the size and type of aircraft to introduce to their fleet. Secondly, identify the opportunities for maximizing revenue that airlines will include in the strategy for fleet renewal.
Another option for airlines is to charter aircraft. This is less of a commitment than owning or leasing. Chartering an aircraft can help an airline to fill gaps in its network due to maintenance, faulty aircraft or a temporary change in demand when they need a short-term replacement.