Skip to content Skip to navigation

Singapore Changi Airport: Check-In to a World Class Experience

Description

Set in 2013, Hamidah Hassan works at SATS, a provider of gateway services at Changi Airport in Singapore. SATS has a symbiotic relationship with Changi Airport Singapore and Singapore Airlines in ensuring a smooth travel experience for customers. Hamidah is in charge of the operations at the check-in counter. As passenger traffic at Changi Airport increases, the lengthening waiting lines threaten to impair customer perceptions of the airline and airport. In order to implement an efficient solution, she has to balance her cost of operations against the cost of waiting for passengers and the terms of the service level agreement with the airport authority. This case analyses the problem and solves it using an integer linear program and simulation analysis.

The case can be used to teach concepts related to operations management. Students will gain experience using optimisation models and learn the importance and usefulness of simulation as a decision making tool.

Inspection copies and teaching notes are available for university faculty. To receive an inspection copy and teaching note, please email cmpshop@smu.edu.sg with your registered faculty email ID and a link to your contact information on the faculty directory at your university as verification. An inspection copy and teaching note will then be sent to your faculty email account.

Downloads

SMU Faculty/Staff can download the case & teaching note on iNet with your SMU login ID & Password via the following links:

·       The Case (SMU-15-0017)

·       Teaching Note (SMU-15-0017TN)

·       Student Data Set (SMU-15-0017SDS)

·       Student Simulation (SMU-15-0017SS)

·       Instructor Data Set (SMU-15-0017IDS)

·       Instructor Simulation (SMU-15-0017IS)

For purchase of the case and supplementary materials via The Case Centre, please access the following links:

·       The Case (SMU-15-0017)

·       Teaching Note (SMU-15-0017TN)

·       Student Data Set (SMU-15-0017SDS)

·       Student Simulation (SMU-15-0017SS)

·       Instructor Data Set (SMU-15-0017IDS)

·       Instructor Simulation (SMU-15-0017IS)

Published Date

12 Jan 2016

Year Completed

Temporal Coverage

Geographic Coverage

S$6.00


(Please note you are purchasing the case only.)

Looking for something?