Airlines

U.S. Government Agency | Crew Optimization​

Crew Optimization for Presence on Scheduled Airlines 100% Scheduled crew resources with no legality violations Overview A U.S. government agency responsible for staffing crew on passenger airlines sought to develop a next-generation crew scheduling system. We developed a single-pass optimization system that scheduled 100 percent of the available crew resources, while improving distribution of crew …

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Southwest Airlines | Schedule Optimization ​Profitability

Improving profitability through schedule optimization Southwest Airlines 5% Reduction in Crew Duties by Produced Flight Schedules Overview The most profitable airline schedules adapt to passenger demand as it varies month to month. Southwest Airlines, the largest airline in the United States in terms of domestic passengers boarded, operates more than 4,000 flights each day, using …

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Southwest Airlines | Optimizing Schedule Reliability

Optimizing schedule reliability against disruptions Southwest Airlines 5% Improvement in On-Time Performance $10M+ Saved in Operational Costs Annually​ 95% Accuracy in Modeling Most KPIs Overview Since airline operations are prone to irregularities and disruptions, it can expose a planned flight schedule to operational risks and uncertainties. To address this problem, we developed SkySYM, a simulation-guided …

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United Airlines | Combined Assignment Models​

Combined Assignment Models​ $20-50M Increase in annual profits​ 15 mins Change in flight times allowed before/after takeoff​ Overview Airlines use several models (generally in a specific sequence) to create their flight schedules. Combining two models into one gives greater opportunity for optimization. We integrated two airline models (Fleet Assignment and Through Assignment) into a single …

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