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    • Scheduling and routing models for airline systems 

      Simpson, R. W. ([Cambridge, Mass.] : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1969], 1969)
      Foreword: This report attempts to put together all of the optimal computer models concerned with scheduling and routing problems for passenger transportation systems. By placing them in one place, classifying them, and ...
    • A scheduling model for the aerial relay system 

      Ausrotas, Raymond A.; Liu, Elliott Wu-Hsun. (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory ; 1979, 1979)
      Introduction: The growth of air travel in the United States during the last 40 years has been caused by a fusion of technology and economics. Aircraft design improvements, resulting-in higher speed and larger size, have ...
    • Seasonality in air transportation demand 

      Reichard Megwinoff, Hčtor Nicolas ([Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology], Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1988, 1988)
      This thesis investigates the seasonality of demand in air transportation. It presents three methods for computing seasonal indices. One of these methods, the Periodic Average Method, is selected as the most appropriate for ...
    • The sell up potential of airline demand 

      Bohutinsky, Catherine H. (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Aeronautics & Astronautics, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1990], 1990)
      Differential pricing of air transportation plays an important role in the current theories of airline seat inventory management. The ability to recognize those passengers willing to "sell up". or pay more for a seat on a ...
    • A simulation of aircraft motion on the airport surface 

      Mathaisel, Dennis F. X.; Pararas, John Demetrios.; Idris, Husni Rifat. (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1994], 1994)
      This paper describes the design and implementation of a real-time simulation of aircraft motion on the ground at airports. The aircraft Ground Motion Simulator (GMS) is designed to realistically simulate tower, ground, and ...
    • A simulation study of dynamic scheduling of a VTOL airport feeder system 

      Taneja, Nawal K.; Simpson, R. W. ([Cambridge, Mass.] : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1969], 1969)
      Introduction: In considering ultra short haul, high density transportation systems, it may become feasible to use short term, real time decision making in operating the system. Here the dispatch of vehicles would be based ...
    • Simulator evaluation of manually flown curved instrument approaches 

      Sager, Dennis Wayne (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1973], 1973)
      Pilot performance in flying horizontally curved instrument approaches was analyzed by having nine test subjects fly curved approaches in a fixed-base simulator. Approaches were flown without an autopilot and without a ...
    • Solving large-scale dial-a-ride vehicle routing and scheduling problems 

      Jaw, Jang-Jei (Cambridge : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, 1984, 1984)
      In this thesis we develop two heuristic algorithms for large-scale multi-vehicle advance-request version of the dial-a-ride problem. This problem is concerned with developing a set of routes for a fleet of vehicles serving ...
    • Solving the schedule transition problem using optimization techniques 

      Fujiwara, Tsuneo ([Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, 1988], 1988)
      A new algorithm is introduced for effectively solving the airline schedule transition problem, which involves efficiently re-routing aircraft in order to balance the number and the types of aircraft at each station at the ...
    • Some fleet routing and scheduling problems for air transportation systems 

      Levin, Amos ([Cambridge, Mass.] : Massachusetts Institute of Technology Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1969], 1969)
      The purpose of this work is to formulate and develop practicable solution methods to some important fleet routing, scheduling and fleet composition problems. These problems arise in the operation of air transportation ...
    • Some fleet routing and scheduling problems for air transportation systems 

      Levin, Amos ([Cambridge, Mass.] : Massachusetts Institute of Technology Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1969], 1969)
      The purpose of this work is to formulate and develop practicable solution methods to some important fleet routing, scheduling and fleet composition problems. These problems arise in the operation of air transportation ...
    • Some measures of aircraft performance on the airport surface 

      Swedish, William J. (Cambridge, Mass. : Flight Transportation Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, [1972], 1972)
      During the month of January, a survey was conducted at Boston and Atlanta Airports to obtain input data for an interactive computer simulation of runway and taxiway traffic being developed by Lincoln Laboratory. Data was ...
    • Some observations on the first half year of passenger deregulation 

      Brenner, Melvin A. (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Flight Transportation Laboratory, 1979, 1979)
      This report is the text of a seminar given by Mr. Brenner for the course "Air Transportation -- Economics, Management and Planning." The course was presented by MIT's Flight Transportation Laboratory in cooperation with ...
    • The state-of-the-art in air transportation demand and systems analysis : a report on the proceedings of a workshop sponsored by the Civil Aeronautics Board, Department of Transportation, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (June 1975) 

      Taneja, Nawal K.; Kneafsey, James T.; Workshop on Air Transportation Demand and System Analysis (Cambridge, Mass. : Flight Transportation Laboratory, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1975, 1975)
      Introduction and summary: Forecasting air transportation demand has indeed become a complex and risky business in recent years, especially in view of unpredictable fuel prices, high inflation rates, a declining rate of ...
    • A study of signal to noise ratio, lane counting, and position accuracy using the Omega navigation system 

      Francisco, Glen Leif (Cambridge : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1976], 1976)
      A forty-hour flight program was completed to study signal to noise ratio, lane counting and position accuracy using a low cost Omega navigation system in a general aviation aircraft. Specific test objectives were developed ...
    • A study of the practicality and profit enhancement potential of demand driven dispatch in airline hub operations 

      Waldman, Gary L. ([Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology], Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1993], 1993)
      This thesis explores the use of demand driven dispatch in the hub and spoke environment prevalent in the route networks of major airlines in the United States. Demand driven dispatch is an operational mode where aircraft ...
    • Summary and recommendations for the NASA/MIT Workshop on Short Haul Air Transport, Waterville Valley, New Hampshire, August 1971 

      Simpson, R. W. (Cambridge, Mass. : Flight Transportation Laboratory, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, [1968], 1968)
      Executive summary: A review is given of the material covered by the MIT/NASA Waterville Valley workshop which dealt with the institutional, socio-economic, operational, and technological problems associated with introducing ...
    • Summary of required data for revenue forecasting and potential data sources available at the Bureau of Corporate Planning of PT Garuda Indonesia : final report to PT Garuda Indonesia 

      Clarke, Michael D. D.; Wickham, Richard Robert. ([Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, 1995], 1995)
      Introduction: One of the most important strategic planning capabilities for an airline is the development of a good working understanding of the markets it serves in its network. These capabilities will include ...
    • A survey of approaches to the airport slot allocation problem 

      Cohen, Dayl Arlene; Odoni, Amedeo R. (Cambridge, Mass. : Flight Transportation Laboratory, Dept. of Aeronautics & Astronautics, [1985], 1985)
      Introduction: The allocation of slots at congested major commercial airports is one of the most difficult problems facing the aviation community today. The stakes involved are very large and the controversy generated by ...
    • System design for express airlines 

      Fisher, Michael R. (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1987], 1987)
      In this thesis we investigate and analyze express airlines for the purpose of system design. Chapter 1 contains a taxonomy for express carriers that is built around elemental system components, distinguishable from one ...