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Author Yu, Gang
Title Operations Research in the Airline Industry [electronic resource] / edited by Gang Yu
Imprint Boston, MA : Springer US, 1998
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (xix, 473 p.)
Series International Series in Operations Research & Management Science, 0884-8289 ; 9
International series in operations research & management science ; 9
Note The field of operations research has had a tremendous impact on the management of today's air transportation. Driven by enormous demand from management to gain a competitive advantage in the market, airlines are turning to advanced optimization techniques to develop mission-critical decision support systems for management and control of airline operations. The purpose of Operations Research in the Airlines Industry is to show some recent advances in optimization techniques and decision support systems applications in air transportation. It covers a wide variety of operations research topics in the air transportation industry including: Demand forecasting Network design Revenue management Route planning Airline schedule planning Irregular operations aircraft routing Integrated scheduling Real-time crew management Crew pairing optimization Air traffic flow management Crew rostering Airport traffic simulation and control Coping with the FAA's traffic control program
Link Print version: 9781461375135
Subject Economics
Mathematical optimization
Operations research
Electronic books
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