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patson

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Revoke route for low load factor
« on: March 28, 2019, 10:57:46 am »
This is supposed to be a V2 feature, but it might make it to current version soon :)

Basically airport authority will force airline to cease route operation if: (still WIP on the criteria)
1. The route has more than 3 providers (either direction) AND
2. The route LF falls below 50% for 52 weeks consecutively

This change should allow active airlines to fight inactive airline more effectively

A log and alert system would also be introduced to better manage and monitor routes due to this change

1. Log system will show events that are relevant to your airline, For example: it will show if your route its operation ceased due to low load factor or if the same happened to your competitor flying the same route
2. Alert system will show items that need to be resolved with a timer - for example a route with low factor and how many weeks left before airport authority will force it to shut down


Due to this change, it might created some "detached" bases (bases that are disconnected from main HQs). I guess it's probably fine, and perhaps i might remove the restriction of removing route flying to a hub

Any thoughts please :)

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patson

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Re: Revoke route for low load factor
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2019, 02:04:39 am »
Coding is basically done...maybe need some beautification...  ;D

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Re: Revoke route for low load factor
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2019, 06:55:52 am »
nice one

what about taking it a step further and removing any bases/HQs if the base has no active routes flying to/from it for 52 weeks?

this would help clean up inactive bases


patson

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Re: Revoke route for low load factor
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2019, 01:49:58 pm »
As a quick stat, 400+ routes are going to be shut down very soon due to low load factor. (your airline will get log notification if ur competitor has met with that fate)

Have you attacked your rival yet? ;)

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Re: Revoke route for low load factor
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2019, 02:27:59 pm »
As a quick stat, 400+ routes are going to be shut down very soon due to low load factor. (your airline will get log notification if ur competitor has met with that fate)

Have you attacked your rival yet? ;)

Not yet! But I was warned about the low loading factor on my new routes :D  :(

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Re: Revoke route for low load factor
« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2019, 08:28:45 pm »
Also, when I dropped the low loading factor routes, the alerts didn't go away.

Do you think it's possible to turn off the alerts if I no longer have those routes?

patson

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Re: Revoke route for low load factor
« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2019, 12:08:47 pm »
Also, when I dropped the low loading factor routes, the alerts didn't go away.

Do you think it's possible to turn off the alerts if I no longer have those routes?


ahhhhh...it's a bug... thanks for reporting!

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Re: Revoke route for low load factor
« Reply #7 on: September 08, 2019, 05:27:12 am »
Due to this change, it might created some "detached" bases (bases that are disconnected from main HQs). I guess it's probably fine, and perhaps i might remove the restriction of removing route flying to a hub

That would be great!

One of my friends has an airline with multiple hubs in the same city, and flying between those hubs is therefor not possible (airports are too close to each other).

So far he found a trick by opening a route from one of his hubs to a small airport some distance away, let's call this airport X. Then he makes X a hub and opens a route from X to the airport he wants as a hub. That would allow him to build a hub at that desired airport. And after that, he closes the hub at X, automatically removing the route between X and the new hub in the process. And finally he closes the route from his old hub to X.

This leads to a detached base, which is exactly what he wants.

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Re: Revoke route for low load factor
« Reply #8 on: October 01, 2019, 05:17:11 pm »
Due to this change, it might created some "detached" bases (bases that are disconnected from main HQs). I guess it's probably fine, and perhaps i might remove the restriction of removing route flying to a hub

That would be great!

One of my friends has an airline with multiple hubs in the same city, and flying between those hubs is therefor not possible (airports are too close to each other).

So far he found a trick by opening a route from one of his hubs to a small airport some distance away, let's call this airport X. Then he makes X a hub and opens a route from X to the airport he wants as a hub. That would allow him to build a hub at that desired airport. And after that, he closes the hub at X, automatically removing the route between X and the new hub in the process. And finally he closes the route from his old hub to X.

This leads to a detached base, which is exactly what he wants.

lol sketchy but smart :P

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Re: Revoke route for low load factor
« Reply #9 on: December 30, 2019, 07:32:44 am »
not happy with this... If I can pay - i can fly empty if i like ;-)

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Re: Revoke route for low load factor
« Reply #10 on: August 15, 2020, 06:40:01 pm »
not happy with this... If I can pay - i can fly empty if i like ;-)

Agreed, there should be a way to preserve routes if they got low load factors. However preserving should require manual action, if no action is taken the route is being cleaned up.

Oh, and I can't wait for the option to delete routes between bases. Some users want detached bases, why force them to fly between them? Can't believe it has already been suggested last year and still not fixed.