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O.R. Applications in the Aviation Sector

Earlier faculty associates in research in this were Prof T.P.Bagchi, Prof Jayendran Venkateswaran, Prof N.Hemachandra and Prof A. Subramanayam in the areas below.

  • Relationship of airline operating strategies and airport constraints, including a broad based research project with National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore on the issue of sizing, selection and impact of passenger/freight aircraft capacity on the aviation service network in India, with Ranjan Das, Dr Satish Chandra and Dr Kota Harinarayana.
  • Crew planning, including the positioning of crew at different bases on the service network to minimize costs of deployment of crew for a given schedule.
  • Airline cargo revenue management