Predictive Modelling: Flight Delays and Associated Factors, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Predictive Modelling: Flight Delays and Associated Factors, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport

There is a need to anticipate and mitigate the existence of delays helping airlines and airports improving their performance or even take consumer-oriented measures that can undo or attenuate the effect that these delays have on their passengers. This study...
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Enhanced Training Needed for MAX Pilots, Committee Hears

Enhanced Training Needed for MAX Pilots, Committee Hears

Pilots are concerned about whether new training methods proposed by Boeing for pilots of its 737 MAX airplanes are adequate to “ensure that pilots across the globe flying the MAX fleet can do so in absolute, complete safety”, the head...
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Aileron reversal led to horror ride

Aileron reversal led to horror ride

Faced with flamboyantly unstable responses to control inputs but no warnings of any aircraft system failures, the crew reverted the fly-by-wire aircraft’s controls to direct law (selectable by switch on the pedestal of the ERJ-190), in which the flight contr...
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Why British Airways’ Parent Company Is Betting on Boeing 737 MAX

Why British Airways’ Parent Company Is Betting on Boeing 737 MAX

A lot of airline executives say they have confidence in the Boeing 737 Max. When Ray Conner retired as head of Boeing Co.’s commercial aircraft business in 2017, the company threw a farewell party for its lifelong employee. Among the...
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Airline ticket price and demand prediction: A survey

Airline ticket price and demand prediction: A survey

Nowadays, airline ticket prices can vary dynamically and significantly for the same flight, even for nearby seats within the same cabin. Customers are seeking to get the lowest price while airlines are trying to keep their overall revenue as high...
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What do airline mission statements reveal about value and strategy?

What do airline mission statements reveal about value and strategy?

A proper mission statement enriched with specific values and culture is essential for effective communications in this industry field. This paper explores the key values embedded in the mission statements of airline companies, and how values are correlat...
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An integrated MCDM model for improving airline operational and financial performance

An integrated MCDM model for improving airline operational and financial performance

The development of better methods for the improvement of airline performance is crucial, but this type of problem is difficult to solve because of the large number of complex factors involved making this inherently a multiple criteria decision making (MCDM...
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Data mining and preprocessing application on component reports of an airline company in Turkey

Data mining and preprocessing application on component reports of an airline company in Turkey

Risk and safety have always been important considerations in aviation. With the rapid growth in air travel, flight delays, cancellations and incidents/accidents have also dramatically increased in recent years (Nazeri & Jianping, 2002). There is a large am...
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The effects of changing passenger weight on aircraft flight performance

The effects of changing passenger weight on aircraft flight performance

Global demand for air travel is increasing. Concurrently, the average weight of global population has been rising in the past decades, and this trend is set to persist in the near future. These two issues converge to the inevitable problem of dealing with ...
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Evolving competition between low-cost carriers and full-service carriers: The case of South Korea

Evolving competition between low-cost carriers and full-service carriers: The case of South Korea

This study explores the impact of domestic low-cost carriers (LCCs) on regional tourism and aviation industries. In particular, it articulates the changing competitive dynamics between LCCs and full-service carriers (FSCs). The Lotka-Volterra (LV) mode...
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