How much do consumers really value air travel on-time performance, and to what extent are airlines motivated to improve their on-time performance?

How much do consumers really value air travel on-time performance, and to what extent are airlines motivated to improve their on-time performance?

This paper estimates the value consumers place on air travel on-time performance (OTP), and the extent to which airlines are motivated to improve their OTP. We find robust evidence that consumers value OTP and are willing to pay to avoid delays....
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ADB SAFEGATE Delivers Safer Routing and Guidance with Innovative, Intelligent Taxiway Light

ADB SAFEGATE Delivers Safer Routing and Guidance with Innovative, Intelligent Taxiway Light

ADB SAFEGATE is showcasing its RELIANCE Red/Green Taxiway Centerline Light at inter airport Europe 2019. Based on the RELIANCE modular approach and the company’s unique IQ intelligent (internal ILCMS remote technology) lighting platform, the light comes in a...
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Airbus Opens Automated Assembly Line

Airbus Opens Automated Assembly Line

Airbus inaugurated an automated fuselage-structure assembly line for A320 series narrow-body aircraft in Hamburg, Germany, including a new development for Airbus’ industrial production system. A320 aircraft are twin-engine aircraft for short- to medium-range...
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Safety Reviews Keeping 737 MAX Return Uncertain

Safety Reviews Keeping 737 MAX Return Uncertain

FAA and EASA are conducting separate reviews of the flight-control software update intended to address the cause of two fatal jet crashes. Boeing has said it hoped to return the twin-engine aircraft to service during the fourth quarter of 2019....
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August Sees Moderate Pick-up in Passenger Demand

August Sees Moderate Pick-up in Passenger Demand

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic data for August 2019 showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) climbed 3.8% compared to the year-ago period. This was above the 3.5% annual...
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Two-level decomposition-based matheuristic for airline crew rostering problems with fair working time

Two-level decomposition-based matheuristic for airline crew rostering problems with fair working time

We propose a two-level decomposition-based matheuristic algorithm to solve a practical airline crew rostering problem with fair working time. The goal is to find an optimal assignment of pairings to individual crew members that satisfies hard constraints refle...
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Measuring brand image using a cognitive approach: Representing brands as a network in the Turkish airline industry

Measuring brand image using a cognitive approach: Representing brands as a network in the Turkish airline industry

This study extends the previous brand image measurement processes by using a mixed (qualitative and quantitative) methodology, drawing upon a cognitive approach to represent consumers’ minds as a network. Therefore, three consecutive studies have been de...
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Homeland Security, DoD, Transportation Officials Focus on Aviation Cyber Security

Homeland Security, DoD, Transportation Officials Focus on Aviation Cyber Security

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Pentagon, and the Department of Transportation (DOT) have been working since May to implement the cyber security goals of the National Strategy for Aviation Security, released earlier this year, and to coordinate...
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Here’s Why Some Aircraft Seats Have Three-Point Harnesses

Here’s Why Some Aircraft Seats Have Three-Point Harnesses

Airline passengers today are increasingly encountering three-point harnesses on aircraft. Most three-point shoulder harnesses are found within the business class of an aircraft. Equally, the three-point harness will also ensure that passengers are kept in ...
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US-China Trade War Weighs Heavily on Air Cargo

US-China Trade War Weighs Heavily on Air Cargo

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), contracted by 3.9% in August 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This marks the tenth conse...
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