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:From the examples you can see a route where your airline does not have any flights and a route where your airline does have flights. The lower middle box changes depending on if you do or do not have any flights on that route. If you do not have any flights you will be given the option to '''Add Flights''' to that route (baring any political restrictions). In the event that you do have flights on that route, you will be able to modify flight prices as well as '''IFS''' type.  
:From the examples you can see a route where your airline does not have any flights and a route where your airline does have flights. The lower middle box changes depending on if you do or do not have any flights on that route. If you do not have any flights you will be given the option to '''Add Flights''' to that route (baring any political restrictions). In the event that you do have flights on that route, you will be able to modify flight prices as well as '''IFS''' type.  
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:At the bottom you will be able to see your '''Detailed Reputation''' on the route (if you have flights). This information can help you determine how you may improve your flights. The more green the boxes are, the higher your route reputation. Improved route reputation changes the way potential passengers view your flights over your competition. Passengers will pay slightly more if reputation is higher.
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:At the bottom you will be able to see your '''Detailed Reputation''' on the route (if you have flights). This information can help you determine how you may improve your flights. The more green the boxes are, the higher your route reputation. Improved route reputation changes the way potential passengers view your flights over your competition. Passengers will be prepared to pay more if reputation is higher.
===Competition===
===Competition===
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:While not critical to use, the '''Competition''' page can help you get an idea of who else is flying the route. The information it gives may help you in determining which planes to fly, as well as possible pricing.  
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:While not critical to use, the '''Competition''' page can help you get an idea of who else is flying the route. The information it gives may help you in determining which planes to fly. Most importantly, however, it will give you an indication of how to set your prices relative to competition. To increase your loadfactor (percentage of the plane filled) on routes where there is competition, you may need to lower prices.
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:Under '''Competition Summary''' you can see a list of all flights on your route. Displayed information is the Airline Alliance, Route and IFS Reputation, R/T Frequency, Daily O/W Seats, and Average Ticket Prices.  
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:Under '''Competition Summary''' you can see a list of all flights on your route. Displayed information is the Airline Alliance, Route and IFS Reputation, R/T (return) Frequency, Daily O/W (one way) Seats, and Average Ticket Prices.  
:The '''Competition Flight List''' gives you detailed information on a per-flight frequency basis. In order you can see Airline Logo, Flights, Aircraft, O/W Seats, and Ticket Prices. This part can be of critical help if your competitors operate different planes on the same route.
:The '''Competition Flight List''' gives you detailed information on a per-flight frequency basis. In order you can see Airline Logo, Flights, Aircraft, O/W Seats, and Ticket Prices. This part can be of critical help if your competitors operate different planes on the same route.

Current revision as of 02:42, 6 January 2013

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