Cost estimation for alternative aviation plans against potential radiation exposure associated with solar proton events for the airline industry

  title={Cost estimation for alternative aviation plans against potential radiation exposure associated with solar proton events for the airline industry},
  author={Yosuke Yamashiki and Moe Fujita and Tatsuhiko Sato and Hiroyuki Maehara and Yuta Notsu and Kazunari Shibata},
  journal={Evolutionary and Institutional Economics Review},
In this paper, we present a systematic approach to effectively evaluate potential risk cost caused by exposure to solar proton events (SPEs) from solar flares for the airline industry. We also evaluate associated health risks from radiation using ExoKyoto, to provide relevant alternative ways to minimize economic loss and opportunity. The estimated radiation dose induced by each solar proton events (SPE) for the passengers of each flight is calculated using ExoKyoto and PHITS. We determine a… Expand
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