Determinants of air travel demand: The role of low-cost carriers, ethnic links and aviation-dependent employment

Determinants of air travel demand: The role of low-cost carriers, ethnic links and aviation-dependent employment

This paper presents a comprehensive gravity model in which the most important determinants for air travel demand have been identified using a two-stage least squares technique. Besides including the standard demand factors like GDP, population and tourism, the effects of...
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Economic costs of air cargo flight delays related to late package deliveries In

Economic costs of air cargo flight delays related to late package deliveries In

In this paper, we have estimated the costs of flight delay for door-to-door air cargo carriers that arises specifically from late delivery of packages. First, we estimate the economic cost of flight delays related to late package deliveries operated by...
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Key determinants of airline pricing and air travel demand in China and India: Policy, ownership, and LCC competition

Key determinants of airline pricing and air travel demand in China and India: Policy, ownership, and LCC competition

As two of the fastest-growing economies, China and India share many similarities. However, the air transport sector of the two countries exhibits substantial differences 30 years after deregulation. Private and low-cost airlines have become dominant players in...
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Do the Gulf airlines distort the level playing field?

Do the Gulf airlines distort the level playing field?

Developing national carriers and airport infrastructure together supports tourism, technology transfer and economic growth. Configuration impacts unit cost. Operations through the Gulf and European hubs were contrasted on Boeing B777-300 aircraft, a common l...
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Freight transportation service procurement: A literature review and future research opportunities in omnichannel E-commerce

Freight transportation service procurement: A literature review and future research opportunities in omnichannel E-commerce

This paper provides a literature review of freight transportation service procurement and investigates the challenges and opportunities regarding transportation organization and procurement mechanism design in the context of E-commerce. A systematic review fra...
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Fuel hedging and airline operating costs

Fuel hedging and airline operating costs

This study is the first work that empirically examines the role of fuel hedging in reducing airlines’ operating costs. Using US airlines data from 2000 through 2012, we find that, after accounting for the presence of cost inefficiency, fuel-hedging airlines....
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Effects of cargo types and load efficiency on airline cargo revenues

Effects of cargo types and load efficiency on airline cargo revenues

This study has validated the factors affecting air cargo revenues, including the DRHL, cargo density, and the percentage of small cargo. We developed a cargo consolidation model based on air cargo characteristics, and investigated the effect of cargo density, ...
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A review on the application of deep learning in system health management

A review on the application of deep learning in system health management

Given the advancements in modern technological capabilities, having an integrated health management and diagnostic strategy becomes an important part of a system’s operational life-cycle. This is because it can be used to detect anomalies, analyse failures a...
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A data-driven health indicator extraction method for aircraft air conditioning system health monitoring

A data-driven health indicator extraction method for aircraft air conditioning system health monitoring

This paper proposed a novel health indicator extraction method based on the available sensor parameters for the health monitoring of Air Conditioning System (ACS) of a legacy commercial aircraft model. The development of ACS health monitoring solutions begins ...
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Fatigue Detection in Commercial Flight Operations: Results Using Physiological Measures

Fatigue Detection in Commercial Flight Operations: Results Using Physiological Measures

In an effort to better understand the impact of fatigue on commercial flight operations, we collected physiological and performance data from commercial flight crews performing simulated operations under both rested and fatigued conditions. Physiological data ...
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