Category Archives: 51 Air Transport

Open Flight Repair for Air Crew


Allocating air crew (flight deck and cabin crew) to cover the flights of an airline is typically done with a large-scale rostering application, which are often based on column generation techniques, resulting in very large-scale set covering problems. These tools … Continue reading

Posted in 1994, 51 Air Transport, 51.1 Passenger Air Transport, CHIP, H Transportation and Storage, live application, Personnel, Transport | 1 Comment

More on Stand Allocation


Last week I talked about airport stand allocation, the parking problem for airplanes at an airport. Over the weekend I dug out the original publication for this problem, a joint paper with Mehmet Dincbas on the APACHE Demonstrator for Air … Continue reading

Posted in 1991, 51 Air Transport, 51.1 Passenger Air Transport, Assignment, ASTAIR, CHIP, H Transportation and Storage, prototype | Leave a comment

Airport Stand Allocation


This problem arises in the operational management of airports. For flights arriving at and departing from an airport, we have to allocate parking positions, which are needed from the time of arrival to the time of departure. Many of the … Continue reading

Posted in 2006, 51 Air Transport, 51.1 Passenger Air Transport, Assignment, CHIP, Constraints Journal, H Transportation and Storage, industrial study | 1 Comment