Mobile Passport: A Growing App to Help Beat Long Customs Lines

Mobile Passport: A Growing App to Help Beat Long Customs Lines

This free – yes free – mobile app is quickly becoming utilized at most major airports and saving travelers, and customs agents, tons of time. I always look over at these short lines enviously as people are expedited through the...
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ALL 233 ON BOARD SURVIVE URAL AIRLINES EMERGENCY LANDING AFTER BIRD STRIKE

ALL 233 ON BOARD SURVIVE URAL AIRLINES EMERGENCY LANDING AFTER BIRD STRIKE

The aircraft sustained substantial damage”. All 155 passengers and crew were rescued. “Russia’s Ministry of Transport reported the aircraft suffered a bird strike into both engines while flying through a flock of sea gulls and landed in a field more...
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A framework for risk management decisions in aviation safety at state level

A framework for risk management decisions in aviation safety at state level

We provide here a framework for risk management decisions in aviation safety at state level. We have proposed a methodology for risk management in AS based on sound principles of risk and decision analysis. We also support risk monitoring, reporting and sc...
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A multi-criteria repair/recovery framework for the tail assignment problem in airlines

A multi-criteria repair/recovery framework for the tail assignment problem in airlines

This paper presents a general methodology for repair/recovery in tail assignment problems. The proposed repair framework applies to tail assignment, and is sufficiently generic to apply to any operations management problem formulated as a compact integer lin...
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US feeder airlines: Industry structure, networks and performance

US feeder airlines: Industry structure, networks and performance

This paper examines the US airline industry in terms of the relationships between the three largest full service carriers, American Airlines, Delta Airlines and United Airlines, and the set of regional carriers that are contracted to provide feeder services to...
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Airline horizontal mergers and productivity: Empirical evidence from a quasi-natural experiment in China

Airline horizontal mergers and productivity: Empirical evidence from a quasi-natural experiment in China

The identification of possible efficiency gains is a core issue in the analysis of mergers. However, empirical studies are generally subject to bias caused by merger endogeneity. In the early 2000s, the Chinese government pursued a strategy of merging small...
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Airline schedule padding and consumer choice behavior

Airline schedule padding and consumer choice behavior

Disclosure programs are quality assurance instruments when consumers are imperfectly informed about product quality. This study examines the On-Time Disclosure Rule for airline on-time performance which ranks airlines based on how well their flights arrive/dep...
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Airline unit load device dispatching considering service level and  violation days

Airline unit load device dispatching considering service level and violation days

The purpose of this research is to consider the dispatching and scale problem of airline unit load devices (ULDs) with consideration of service levels and violation days. A service level is specified to control the number of days that the...
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Are legacy airline mergers pro- or anti-competitive? Evidence from recent U.S. airline mergers

Are legacy airline mergers pro- or anti-competitive? Evidence from recent U.S. airline mergers

Due to a series of recent mergers, the number of legacy airlines in the United States has decreased from six to three. We conduct a comprehensive investigation of the effect on fares and output of these legacy airline mergers to...
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Convergence in airline operations: The case of ground times

Convergence in airline operations: The case of ground times

Passenger airline business models have been converging in the recent past. Our study addresses differences in ground operations. The organization of ground operations is seen as one distinguishing factor between airline business models. We investigate taxi-in,...
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