A linear programming approach for aircraft boarding strategy

  title={A linear programming approach for aircraft boarding strategy},
  author={Massoud Bazargan},
  journal={European Journal of Operational Research},
Airlines are going through very difficult times financially which has been triggered by fierce competition and current high fuel prices. To stay competitive, it is absolutely essential that they achieve high efficiency in the areas that have control over. Airlines start generating revenues while their aircraft are flying. Reducing aircraft turn-around times is an important goal with passenger boarding being a major metric. This paper examines the interferences among the passengers that cause… CONTINUE READING