An integrated flight scheduling and fleet assignment method based on a discrete choice model

An integrated flight scheduling and fleet assignment method based on a discrete choice model

In this study, we proposed two mixed integer programming models for the integrated flight scheduling and fleet assignment problem based on a passenger discrete choice model. There are three contributions in this study: First, a mixed integer programming model for...
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PILOT TRAINING: PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS

PILOT TRAINING: PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS

While Etihad trims its pilot numbers, elsewhere, particularly in the Asia Pacific region, airlines are taking steps to bolster their pilot training channels and retain the experienced cockpit crew they already have. Singapore Airlines has the joint venture (J...
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Performance of Hub and Spoke Networks of Selected Airlines

Performance of Hub and Spoke Networks of Selected Airlines

Nowadays, we recognize two principal concepts of network structures: Hub and spoke and Point-to-point. The Hub and spoke concept is subject of this paper. Simple benchmarking of hub and spoke operations of selected airlines and their performance at respective ...
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ACI develops world’s first airport customer experience accreditation program

ACI develops world’s first airport customer experience accreditation program

Airports Council International (ACI) has developed the first Airport Customer Experience Accreditation program, which offers a common definition and framework for customer experience management, and the Airport Customer Experience Professional Designation Prog...
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Flight delay prediction for commercial air transport: A deep learning approach

Flight delay prediction for commercial air transport: A deep learning approach

The motivation for this study was originated from a collaboration research with PEK, aimed at developing a practical data analytics-driven method to provide an accurate real-time prediction of flight delays. High-dimensional data from PEK between Jan 2017 and ...
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Air Freight Demand Continues Downward Trajectory in February 2019

Air Freight Demand Continues Downward Trajectory in February 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), decreased 4.7% in February 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This was the fourth consecut...
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Using machine learning methods in airline flight data monitoring to generate new operational safety knowledge from existing data

Using machine learning methods in airline flight data monitoring to generate new operational safety knowledge from existing data

The aim of this work is to investigate the possibility of using machine learning (ML) methods in order to generate novel, safety-relevant knowledge from existing flight data. Next, an appropriate feature space is developed and implemented in the flight data...
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Convergence in airline operations: The case of ground times

Convergence in airline operations: The case of ground times

We investigate taxi-in, taxi-out, and turnaround times of aircraft and study the current status of the relation between airline ground times and airline business models. Traditionally, airline ground operations are one of the elements that distinguishes LCC fr...
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Fatal crash report emphasises flight planning

Fatal crash report emphasises flight planning

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is reminding pilots of the importance of thorough pre-flight planning to avoid the possibility of flying into bad weather after an accident in near Ballina, NSW in 2017. ATSB Executive Director Transport Safety Na...
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Europe’s passenger traffic growth further softens in January at 4.2%

Europe’s passenger traffic growth further softens in January at 4.2%

  European airport trade association, ACI Europe releases its traffic report for January 2019, during which average passenger traffic in geographical Europe grew by +4.2% compared with the same month last year. This marks a slowdown in the growth dynamic of...
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