Optimization of multi-fleet aircraft routing considering passenger transiting under airline disruption

Optimization of multi-fleet aircraft routing considering passenger transiting under airline disruption

In this paper, our primary goal is to solve the multi-fleet aircraft recovery and passenger recovery problem (ARPRP) by considering delay costs, flight cancellations, and the reassignment of passengers to new itineraries in a single model. The foundation for our...
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British Airways to trial AI Robots at Heathrow’s terminal 5

British Airways to trial AI Robots at Heathrow’s terminal 5

The robot can also interact with travelers in multiple different languages. British Airways just announced that it plans to test AI-powered robots at London Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 5. If successful, British Airways may use AI-powered robots at many oth...
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Traffic impacts of EU horizontal air service agreements

Traffic impacts of EU horizontal air service agreements

The EU has signed a number of “horizontal air service agreements” to bring existing bilateral air service agreements (ASAs) into legal conformity with the European Court of Justice 2002 ruling on “nationality clauses”. These new agreements allow EU car...
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Airlines Financial Monitor in November

Airlines Financial Monitor in November

Key points • The Q3 2019 airline financial data point to an improvement in industry-wide financial performance on the back of a stronger outcome in North America. However, EBIT margins moderated in both the Europe and Asia Pacific regions. •...
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Searching a site for a civil airport based on bird ecological conservation: An expert-based selection (Dalian, China)

Searching a site for a civil airport based on bird ecological conservation: An expert-based selection (Dalian, China)

Here, using the detailed investigation data about migratory birds in Dalian, we evaluate the impact of different site schemes on the bird ecology by an expert-based approach and choose the more favourable one for bird ecological environments. The innovative at...
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Studying migrating bird flying patterns could ultimately change how we fly, but will consumers be convinced over formation flying of commercial airliners?

Studying migrating bird flying patterns could ultimately change how we fly, but will consumers be convinced over formation flying of commercial airliners?

Understanding how birds fly has been an important part of the development of commercial passenger flying, but Airbus believes flight technology is now mature enough to follow their migratory V-shaped flying patterns to save fuel and cut down on emissions...
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Bell AerOS Shows How Urban Air Mobility Flies

Bell AerOS Shows How Urban Air Mobility Flies

At this year’s CES show in Las Vegas, which opens tomorrow, Bell will demonstrate a model-sized cityscape with scale flying versions of its Nexus passenger air taxi operating autonomously by Bell’s AerOS urban air mobility operating system. The Nexus is d...
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A Global Market For Narrowbody Checks?

A Global Market For Narrowbody Checks?

In the early 2000s several big U.S. carriers outsourced widebody base maintenance to MRO providers in Asia and as we enter a new decade it is worth asking whether such trends will extend to narrowbody heavy checks as well. Until...
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JetBlue Eyes Becoming 1st US Carbon Neutral Operator

JetBlue Eyes Becoming 1st US Carbon Neutral Operator

JetBlue announced today a major step in its plans to become carbon neutral. In a press release, the airline stated that it will offset its carbon dioxide emissions from all domestic flights starting in July of 2020. The airline will...
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