Pricing dynamics between airline groups with dual-brand services: The case of the Australian domestic market

Pricing dynamics between airline groups with dual-brand services: The case of the Australian domestic market

The Australian aviation industry achieved substantial growth after the abolition of the “two-airline-policy” in 1990. With Virgin’s purchase of Tiger Airways, a new duopoly between two airlines groups, each consisting of a full service airline (FSA) and a low cost...
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A roadmap toward airport demand and capacity management

A roadmap toward airport demand and capacity management

This paper synthesizes the major interventions available to manage airport demand and capacity, the analytical tools that may support the underlying policy, managerial and operational decisions, and guidelines for policy and practice obtained from recent resea...
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Air Transport Passengers’ Satisfaction: an Ordered Logit Model

Air Transport Passengers’ Satisfaction: an Ordered Logit Model

Evaluating air transport service quality performance is of crucial importance both for countries’ economic development and airline industry, which has a vital role in countries’ development and competitiveness. The multicultural nature of this industry req...
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Development of safety performance functions (SPFs) to analyse and predict aircraft loss of separation in accordance with the characteristics of the airspace

Development of safety performance functions (SPFs) to analyse and predict aircraft loss of separation in accordance with the characteristics of the airspace

The occurrence of Losses Of Separation between aircraft in an airspace that could lead to Mid Air Collisions (MAC) is of major concern to Air Traffic Management. This paper uses an innovative approach to develop Safety Performance Functions to predict...
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Improving aircraft safety and reliability by aircraft maintenance technician training

Improving aircraft safety and reliability by aircraft maintenance technician training

Aircraft maintenance is one of the primary causes or contributing factors in aircraft accidents. It is clear that proper training of Aircraft Maintenance Technicians (AMTs) will avoid failures, reduce maintenance related accidents, improve safety and reliabili...
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Minding the gap: Optimizing airport schedule displacement and acceptability

Minding the gap: Optimizing airport schedule displacement and acceptability

This paper aims to investigate alternative ways of better accommodating airlines’ preferences and tolerance levels in compliance with the existing IATA-based strategic scheduling process. Serious congestion problems at slot-controlled airports worldwide ...
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Improving airline fuel efficiency via fuel burn prediction and uncertainty estimation

Improving airline fuel efficiency via fuel burn prediction and uncertainty estimation

Motivated by the significant fuel saving and efficiency boosting potential of reducing unnecessary fuel loading, the goal of this paper is to provide more reliable discretionary fuel recommendation values for dispatchers in fuel planning stage. Based on the an...
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Evaluating service quality of airline industry using hybrid best worst method and VIKOR

Evaluating service quality of airline industry using hybrid best worst method and VIKOR

This study has many implications for managers of Indian airline companies, having known about the top attributes of service quality, managers can work to improve these attributes at their airlines so as to attract more customers. Service quality is an...
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Modeling the selection of airline network structure in a competitive environment

Modeling the selection of airline network structure in a competitive environment

This paper proposes a model for selection of airline network structure in a liberalized market, which is based on behavior economics, to study the effects of passenger preferences (price and level of service). The results show that the transition from...
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A new direct demand model of long-term forecasting air passengers and air transport movements at German airports

A new direct demand model of long-term forecasting air passengers and air transport movements at German airports

The German Aerospace Center has developed and applied a “classical” four-step model of forecasting passenger and flight volume at German airports for many years. However, it has become increasingly difficult to update and verify the model because of a lack...
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