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Author Topic: More on demand  (Read 721 times)


  • Former member
More on demand
« on: April 20, 2010, 07:24:46 PM »
Does the route demand increase during the game?

Im situated at YSSY myself and can see that the demand is too low at some routes.

Some examples are:

Sydney - Nadi=         in game 60/day             
IRL this route is flown daily by a 744, a 332 and a 738. With a seventy percent LF estimate that route should have a demand of 600/day.

Sydney - Perth=        in game 520/day
IRL flown daily by 8x738, 3x333, 1x320. Same estimate shows a demand of 1650/day.

Sydney - Beijing=      in game 100/day
IRL flown daily by one 333. realistic demand is 200/day

Sydney - Honolulu=    in game 190/day
IRL flown by 2x763= 350/day

Sydney - LA=            in game 620/day
IRL flown by 1x380/744 , 1,5 744 (one on stopover from jfk), 1/2 772 on stopover from atl. = 900/day.

If the demand will increase as we get into the 90s and 2000sm, most of these demands are probably realistic. If not, I think the demand on some routes should be changed considering that there's now 500 airlines competing.


  • Former member
Re: More on demand
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2010, 07:32:02 PM »
As posted in the DOTM some time ago, this graph shows UK demand (reasonably reflective of world demand) since 1952.  The number of passengers in 1986 are probably only around 40% of those in 2002 and I'd imagine even less of those now.  The demand will increase in time :)


  • Former member
Re: More on demand
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2010, 08:38:23 PM »
OK great! thank you for clearifying  :)


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