Disentangling consumer recommendations: Explaining and predicting airline recommendations based on online reviews

Disentangling consumer recommendations: Explaining and predicting airline recommendations based on online reviews

Consumer recommendations of products and services are important performance indicators for organizations to gain feedback on their offerings. Furthermore, they are important for prospective customers to learn from prior consumer experiences. In this study, we focus on user-generated content, in particular online...
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Airbus inaugurates its test center for hybrid and electric propulsion

Airbus inaugurates its test center for hybrid and electric propulsion

Airbus has officially opened its E-Aircraft Systems House test facility at its Taufkirchen/Ottobrunn site. With a surface area of ​​more than 3,000 m2, it is dedicated to research in hybrid and electric propulsion technologies as well as alternative fuels....
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Asia Pacific Airlines Traffic Results – September 2019

Asia Pacific Airlines Traffic Results – September 2019

Preliminary traffic figures for the month of September released by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) showed continued moderate growth in international air passenger numbers, whilst air cargo demand declined reflecting stagnant international trade...
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An advanced analytical framework for improving customer satisfaction: A case of air passengers

An advanced analytical framework for improving customer satisfaction: A case of air passengers

Having an appropriate and advanced analytical framework is essential for transport service managers to optimize resource allocation to improve customer satisfaction. This study proposes a novel analytical framework, the “Importance-Performance-Impact Analysi...
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Joint impact of airline market structure and airport ownership on airport market power and profit margin

Joint impact of airline market structure and airport ownership on airport market power and profit margin

This paper investigates the joint impacts of downstream airline market structure, airport ownership structure, concession services, and low-cost carrier (LCC) presence on airport market power and profit margin. Lerner indexes for a sample of 61 major airports ...
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Airline CEOs: Who are they, and what background and skill set are most commonly chosen to run the world’s largest airlines?

Airline CEOs: Who are they, and what background and skill set are most commonly chosen to run the world’s largest airlines?

Purpose This paper aims to narrow the knowledge gap for airlines preparing for CEO succession by testing whether CEOs with a finance background are more prevalent as leaders of the largest airlines. This paper focused on three themes: functional background,...
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SARIMA damp trend grey forecasting model for airline industry

SARIMA damp trend grey forecasting model for airline industry

The aim of this paper is to propose a new model that improves the Damp Trend Grey Model (DTGM) with a dynamic seasonal damping factor to forecast routes passengers demand (pax) in the air transportation industry. The model is called...
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MTU Predicts Record Year After Strong Q3

MTU Predicts Record Year After Strong Q3

MTU Aero Engines recorded higher profit for its maintenance business despite broadly flat revenue in the first nine months of the year. Commercial maintenance earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) were up 11.6% to €187 million for the nine months...
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Whelen Aerospace Technologies Announces Enhanced HID Lighting System for the Boeing 737 & BBJ Platform

Whelen Aerospace Technologies Announces Enhanced HID Lighting System for the Boeing 737 & BBJ Platform

Whelen Aerospace Technologies Announces Enhanced HID Lighting System for the Boeing 737 & BBJ Platform (WAT) is pleased to announce the certification of our BoomBeam High Intensity Discharge (HID) landing light system for the Boeing 737 and associated Boei...
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What Are Air-Rail Tickets And Which Airlines Offer Them?

What Are Air-Rail Tickets And Which Airlines Offer Them?

Have you ever booked a flight with one or more connections and later realized that part of your journey is on a train or bus? Intermodal transport involving trains and planes remains a complex and challenging business. Benefits for the...
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