Evaluating frequent flyer programs from the air passengers’ perspective

Evaluating frequent flyer programs from the air passengers’ perspective

Frequent flyer programs are used as a common strategy in the airline industry. They can be defined as a service quality attribute that consists of some redemption of free flight miles and can determines the selection of airlines. It has...
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The impact of baggage fees on passenger demand on US air routes

The impact of baggage fees on passenger demand on US air routes

In recent years, US airlines have unbundled ancillary fees from base air fares. As a result, the carriers have implemented a variety of fees on a range of optional services. Among these, checked baggage fees now represent a significant source...
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Aircraft air conditioning system health state estimation and prediction for predictive maintenance

Aircraft air conditioning system health state estimation and prediction for predictive maintenance

The vast potential of system health monitoring and condition based maintenance on modern commercial aircraft is being realized through the innovative use of Airplane Condition Monitoring System (ACMS) data. However there are few methods addressing the issues o...
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Using Big-data and Surface Fitting to Improve Aircraft Safety Through the Study of Relationships and Anomalies

Using Big-data and Surface Fitting to Improve Aircraft Safety Through the Study of Relationships and Anomalies

The aim of this paper is to assess the utility of a Big-Data approach to fault detection for ‘systems of systems’, utilising the derivation of empirical relationships identified through surface fitting. So-called Big-Data Integrated Vehicle Health Manageme...
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Overall safety performance of Air Traffic Management system: Forecasting and monitoring

Overall safety performance of Air Traffic Management system: Forecasting and monitoring

Defining means to assess safety performance and delve into their causes is one of the current and future challenges of the air transport sector. This paper develops an improvement of the Air Traffic Management (ATM) safety evaluation in order to...
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Supporting Carbon Neutral Growth Tops Full Agenda at ICAO Assembly

Supporting Carbon Neutral Growth Tops Full Agenda at ICAO Assembly

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expressed high expectations for the outcomes of the 40th Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Encouraging ICAO member states to continue to support the industry’s efforts to ...
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Over 200 European airports to deliver Net Zero CO2 emissions by 2050

Over 200 European airports to deliver Net Zero CO2 emissions by 2050

On the occasion of the UN Global Climate Action Summit taking place in New York today, the trade association for Europe’s airports, ACI Europe provided an update on the industry’s response to the Climate Emergency. In June of this year,...
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IATA Launches Solution to Costly Airline Parts Challenges

IATA Launches Solution to Costly Airline Parts Challenges

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of IATA MRO SmartHub, an online tool that brings much needed transparency to the market for aircraft components and parts. It will enable subscribing airlines and maintenance, repair and o...
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