A constraint programming model with time uncertainty for cooperative flight departures

A constraint programming model with time uncertainty for cooperative flight departures

The lack of a proper integration of strategic Air Traffic Management decision support tools with tactical Air Traffic Control interventions usually generates a negative impact on the Reference Business Trajectory adherence, and in consequence affects the potential of the Trajectory-Based...
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10 Aviation Predictions For The Next Decade: What Will Happen By 2030?

10 Aviation Predictions For The Next Decade: What Will Happen By 2030?

Clearly, Star Trek has a lot to answer for. Although fellow Trekkies may be somewhat disappointed by the lack of progress towards a planet-hopping future, there have been some awesome developments in aviation over the years. 1. The world’s markets...
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Reducing time spent on a busy runway can increase throughput by 14%

Reducing time spent on a busy runway can increase throughput by 14%

The validations showed that using our Leading Optimised Runway Delivery (LORD) tool in combination with the Runway Occupancy Categorisation (ROCAT) concept and a wake vortex pairwise separation scheme (per aircraft type) was operationally feasible and acceptab...
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ATSB RELEASES FINAL REPORT ON QANTAS, VIRGIN LOSS OF SEPARATION INCIDENT

ATSB RELEASES FINAL REPORT ON QANTAS, VIRGIN LOSS OF SEPARATION INCIDENT

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) says Airservices Australia and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) have taken corrective action to improve air traffic control (ATC) communication after a loss of separation event near Brisbane. While the Qantas ...
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Heavy storms snarling travel, leaving thousands affected across the US

Heavy storms snarling travel, leaving thousands affected across the US

Travelers across the country faced disruptions as storms pummeled both coasts during the busy post-Thanksgiving travel window days of travel. FlightAware’s Misery Map shows airports throughout the east suffering heavy delays and cancellations as noon ET on...
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Eurocontrol Evaluates Feasibility of Secondary Runway Approaches

Eurocontrol Evaluates Feasibility of Secondary Runway Approaches

Eurocontrol is evaluating the use of new airport arrival procedures, called Secondary Runway Aiming Point (SRAP) approaches, that the agency believes can increase runway throughput by up to 5 percent at some of the busiest airports in Europe. Eurocontrol descr...
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FAA Looks to Finish Consolidating NOTAMs on One System

FAA Looks to Finish Consolidating NOTAMs on One System

“The need to move from an analog, text-based NOTAM system towards a digital automated system that provides timely, accurate, harmonized aeronautical data/NOTAMs in standardized formats was evident”, according to the report. Through NOTAMs, the FAA...
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Collaborative air traffic flow management: Incorporating airline preferences in rerouting decisions

Collaborative air traffic flow management: Incorporating airline preferences in rerouting decisions

This paper discusses the air traffic flow management problem under the new operating paradigm of collaborative rerouting. A route and slot allocation model that incorporates flight operator’s disutility cost of rerouting to avoid an impacted airspace is ...
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Determinants of daily fluctuations in air passenger volumes. The effect of events and holidays on Milan Malpensa airport

Determinants of daily fluctuations in air passenger volumes. The effect of events and holidays on Milan Malpensa airport

Air traffic flows show large seasonal variability, but arrivals and departures may also be significantly influenced by specific events which generate peaks, which generate peaks rising above baseline traffic. While seasonal variations of air flows are well stu...
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Five Key Questions Answered for Airlines About the Transition to System Wide Information Management

Five Key Questions Answered for Airlines About the Transition to System Wide Information Management

Currently, much of the information exchange between Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) and airlines supports cooperative planning and scheduling of the air space, which is also known as Collaborative Decision Making (CDM). System Wide Information Managem...
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