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How long?

AUTHOR: GRAHAM TANNER With the imminent publication of the DATASET2050 project results, this seems an ideal moment to compare a recent trip with one of the key project outcomes, the average door-to-door travel time. DATASET2050 modelling of passenger journeys within Europe has found the average door-to-door...

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Jet-bridges: The gateway to time-wasting?

Author: Pete Hullah So you walked for what seems like miles to get to your gate. You’ve just queued for an age to have your boarding-card scanned and your passport checked. “Bon voyage” says the attendant. Welcome to the jet bridge, or Passenger Boarding Bridge (PBB) in the jargon....

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Mobility metrics and indicators rethought

Author: Gérald Gurtner Performance is about comparing some output of a system with some level of expectations. The issue of setting the right level of expectations is certainly a major issue by itself, but choosing the right metrics to measure is probably even more difficult. This difficulty comes...

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How do you catch a plane?

How do you catch a plane? More interestingly: what are the stages of your door-to-door journey when an airline flight is involved? They’re most likely not all the same as anyone else’s. There are a myriad ways of getting from your starting point (home, office, hotel) to the airport –...

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Innaxis at ICRAT 2016

Between June 20 to 24, our PhD student Seddik Belkoura went at the very doorstep of the famous Rocky Balboa Statue, as the seventh edition of the International Conference on Air Transport (ICRAT) was held at Drexel University (Philadelphia, USA) . This successful event, co-organised by the FAA (Federal...

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The Case for Mobility Modelling in Europe

There are many performance targets for the European aviation system. It is clear that performance-based frameworks are needed and utilised, especially when decision makers need to act on legislative packages or when operational managers need to make procedural changes or decisions regarding technology...

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