Revenue management at Amtrak

The rise in fuel prices is sending passengers to Amtrak and Amtrak is using “airline-style yield management” to increase revenue…


One Response to Revenue management at Amtrak

  1. Matthias says:

    Excellent! But I think that they could do more by increasing the number of price brackets. Ticket prices should be reduced until every seat is full, because an empty seat is worthless–even a $1 ticket would be an extra dollar of revenue at that point. More aggressive pricing could draw passengers from planes, buses and cars.

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