Analyzing the Applicability of Airline Booking Systems for Cloud Computing Offerings

  • Johannes Watzl
  • Nils gentschen Felde
  • Dieter Kranzlmuller
Conference paper


This paper introduces revenue management systems for Cloud computing offerings on the Infrastructure as a Service level. One of the main fields revenue management systems are deployed in is the airline industry. At the moment, the predominant part of the Cloud providers use static pricing models. In this work, a mapping of Cloud resources to flights in different categories and classes is presented together with a possible strategy to make use of these models in the emerging area of Cloud computing. The latter part of this work then describes a first step towards an inter-cloud brokering and trading platform by deriving requirements for a potential architectural design.


Virtual Machine Service Level Agreement Cloud Provider Cloud Service Provider Cloud Resource 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Johannes Watzl
    • 1
  • Nils gentschen Felde
    • 1
  • Dieter Kranzlmuller
    • 1
  1. 1.MNM-Team, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit at MunchenMunchenGermany

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