Cook, Andrew J. and Tanner, Graham (2012) A quantitative exploration of flight prioritisation principles, using new delay costs. Journal of Aerospace Operations, 1 (3). pp. 195-211. ISSN 2211-002XFull text not available from this repository.
New costs of delay to the airline are presented for a range of aircraft and by phase of flight. It is shown how these costs may be suitable for cost optimisations during flight prioritisation decision-making. Desirable properties of prioritisation procedures are benchmarked against taxation principles. It is shown that Maximum Take-Off Weights, historically established as a charging mechanism in air transport, could actually be used in the context of determining flight prioritisations. Using non-linear delay costs is superior to the use of delay minutes in such optimisations and often produces more equitable solutions. Issues regarding the scale of solutions sought (e.g. by several flights or a whole network), and the implementation of truly dynamic cost optimisation, both require further research.
|Subjects:||University of Westminster > Architecture and the Built Environment > Architecture and the Built Environment, School of (No longer in use)|
|Depositing User:||Rachel Wheelhouse|
|Date Deposited:||12 Jun 2012 15:15|
|Last Modified:||12 Jun 2012 15:15|
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