Balancing competition and cooperation: Evidence from transatlantic airline markets

Balancing competition and cooperation: Evidence from transatlantic airline markets

We empirically investigate the impact of the implementation of such joint ventures on both the respective airlines’ network structure and their productive efficiency. Productive efficiency, as measured by load factors, is found to be 0.5–5 percent lower for joint venture...
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Aircraft routing for on-demand air transportation with service upgrade and maintenance events: Compact model and case study

Aircraft routing for on-demand air transportation with service upgrade and maintenance events: Compact model and case study

This paper addresses a problem faced by airline companies that offer on-demand flight services. These companies are oriented to individual customers and do not offer flights with prefixed schedules. The flights are point-to-point, are typically outside of hub ...
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Software Startup Aims to Solve Unscheduled Maintenance Challenges

Software Startup Aims to Solve Unscheduled Maintenance Challenges

Atlanta-based software startup SynapseMX has rolled out a new cloud-based maintenance management and execution platform that seeks to help companies solve unscheduled maintenance challenges through better productivity and coordination rather than through spend...
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A hybrid optimization-simulation approach for robust weekly aircraft routing and retiming

A hybrid optimization-simulation approach for robust weekly aircraft routing and retiming

We address the robust weekly aircraft routing and retiming problem, which requires determining weekly schedules for a heterogeneous fleet that maximizes the aircraft on-time performance, minimizes the total delay, and minimizes the number of delayed passengers...
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Evaluation of air cargo connectivity and policy in Thailand

Evaluation of air cargo connectivity and policy in Thailand

Improved air connectivity is a significant component of economic growth and development through air cargo transport. This is particularly important to a country’s economy. Many factors have contributed to a country’s success: air connectivity, airp...
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Measuring the rebound effects in air transport: The impact of jet fuel prices and air carriers’ fuel efficiency improvement of the European airlines

Measuring the rebound effects in air transport: The impact of jet fuel prices and air carriers’ fuel efficiency improvement of the European airlines

This paper attempts to measure the rebound effect (RE) or take back effect of jet fuel prices for air transport by using the unbalanced panel data of the airlines of the Association of European Airlines (AEA) from 1986 to 2013....
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Development of safety performance functions (SPFs) to analyse and predict aircraft loss of separation in accordance with the characteristics of the airspace

Development of safety performance functions (SPFs) to analyse and predict aircraft loss of separation in accordance with the characteristics of the airspace

This paper uses an innovative approach to develop Safety Performance Functions to predict the occurrence of losses of separation. Subsequently, the relationships between the number of aircraft conflicts in a particular route segment and the airspace design and...
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Balancing competition and cooperation: Evidence from transatlantic airline markets

Balancing competition and cooperation: Evidence from transatlantic airline markets

Productive efficiency, as measured by load factors, is found to be 0.5–5 percent lower for joint venture services, as compared to services operated under antitrust immunity only. We claim throughout this study that load factors are a proxy for efficiency...
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Cooperation Key to Keeping Aviation Secure Amid Evolving Threats & Doubling Passenger Demand

Cooperation Key to Keeping Aviation Secure Amid Evolving Threats & Doubling Passenger Demand

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on industry and governments to work together more closely to keep aviation secure in the face of evolving security threats and the forecast doubling of passenger demand to reach 8.2 billion by 2037....
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Three Ways NDT Helps Take Aircraft Safety to New Heights

Three Ways NDT Helps Take Aircraft Safety to New Heights

Many aircraft components are susceptible to fatigue, stress cracking, corrosion, and erosion, but not every part of an airplane or helicopter is accessible to be visually examined. Thousands of people fly every day, so it’s no surprise that aircraft safety.....
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