Maintenance cost prediction for aging residential buildings based on case-based reasoning and genetic algorithm

Maintenance cost prediction for aging residential buildings based on case-based reasoning and genetic algorithm

This research developed a model adopting case-based reasoning and a genetic algorithm to predict the maintenance cost. The predicted maintenance cost was validated with 20 validation datasets. This research contributes to knowledge of building maintenance by not only devising a...
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A mathematical model and algorithms for the aircraft hangar maintenance scheduling problem

A mathematical model and algorithms for the aircraft hangar maintenance scheduling problem

An aircraft hangar maintenance scheduling problem is studied, motivated by the aircraft heavy maintenance conducted in a hangar operated by an independent maintenance service company. The aircraft hangar maintenance scheduling problem in such context consists ...
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British Airways Flight Attendant Suspended After Boyfriend Fights Pilot

British Airways Flight Attendant Suspended After Boyfriend Fights Pilot

A British Airways flight attendant has been suspended after her boyfriend was allegedly involved in a drunken fight with one of the airline’s pilots at a hotel during a stopover in Singapore. “There was a melee and Natalie’s boyfriend hit...
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Software Error Could Be Responsible For SWISS A220 Engine Failures

Software Error Could Be Responsible For SWISS A220 Engine Failures

A software fault could be to blame for Airbus A220 engine issues which caused the grounding of SWISS’s fleet. The aircraft were grounded in order for thorough engine inspections to take place following a series of engine failures. SWISS’ entire...
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etBlue Gate Agent Pleads Guilty To Fraudulently Changing Flight Bookings

etBlue Gate Agent Pleads Guilty To Fraudulently Changing Flight Bookings

A Chelsea, Massachusetts resident pleaded guilty to abusing her position as a JetBlue airline gate agent at Logan International Airport (BOS). The defendant appeared in federal court on Friday, October 18th, 2019. Tiffany Jenkins pleaded guilty to converting l...
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American Airlines Crew Rendered Unconscious Mid-Flight

American Airlines Crew Rendered Unconscious Mid-Flight

An American Airlines A330 traveling from London Heathrow to Philadelphia had to divert to Dublin after two cabin crew fell unconscious. Flight AA729 was carrying 287 passengers and 12 crew when a ‘chemical smell’ caused several to become unwell. The...
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Embraer Praetor 500 Certified by EASA and FAA

Embraer Praetor 500 Certified by EASA and FAA

Praetor 500, the new midsize business jet from Embraer, has complemented regulatory approval from Brazil’s Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC) with relevant certifications from EASA and FAA. The jet has been granted triple-certification less than a year after it...
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Boeing 737 MAX Crash Investigation: Pilots in Safety Tests Are Too Skilled

Boeing 737 MAX Crash Investigation: Pilots in Safety Tests Are Too Skilled

The National Transportation Safety Board issued seven safety recommendations to the Federal Aviation Administration, calling upon the agency to address concerns about how multiple alerts and indications are considered when making assumptions as part of design ...
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Amadeus and Sabre Sign Up for New Approach to Flight Selling

Amadeus and Sabre Sign Up for New Approach to Flight Selling

Amadeus and Sabre, the world’s two largest travel technology companies, have signed a deal with ATPCO, the airfare clearinghouse formerly known as the Airline Tariff Publishing Company, to use airlines’ so-called rich content – such as photos of, say...
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Norwegian Air Uses New Tool to Reduce CO2 Emissions

Norwegian Air Uses New Tool to Reduce CO2 Emissions

Norwegian Air will incorporate the SkyBreathe tool and application, a fuel-preservation solution for airlines to optimize each flight to reduce carbon emissions and aid in fuel cost savings. With the new app, Norwegian seeks to reduce emissions by 140,000 tons...
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