White Papers

How the Passenger Aviation Industry Prepares for and Responds to Disruptions: Foundational Analysis and Current-State Assessment, Part 1

S. Sun*, W. Lin, A. Cohn, M. Daskin, A. Obi, J.Chung, and R. Reddy. “Analyzing Conflicts between Random Arrivals and Fixed-Pattern Call Schedules for Training Heart and Lung Transplant Surgeons.” INFORMS Undergraduate Operations Research Prize Competition submission, 2012.

A. Cohn, N. Yampikulsakul, G. Belcher, L. Chen, R. Chen, Z. Chen, M. Friedman, B. Harris, C. Lu, K. Lu, A. Schlesinger, and D. Weinblatt. “Final Report to Southwest Airlines on Block Time and Robustness Analysis.” March, 2011.

A. Cohn, L. Lahbabi, C. Leocha, B. Maloney, S. Podberesky, and B. Synyder. “The New Rules for Consumer Affairs: Have Things Improved?” Proceedings of the American Bar Association Forum on Air and Space Law Update Conference, February 2011.

A. Schlesinger*, B. Harris*, K. Gilson*, S. Tan*, M. Lapp, and A. Cohn. “Analysis of Tarmac Delays under Decreased Airport Capacity,” FAA Student Competition, April 2010.

A. Cohn. “Tarmac Delay Rule May Punish Passengers as Well as Airlines,” MIT Global Airline Industry Program White Paper, April 2010.

K. Kontoyiannakis*, E. Serrano*, K. Tse*, M. Lapp, and A. Cohn. “A Simulation Framework to Evaluate Airport Gate Allocation Policies Under Extreme Delay Conditions,” FAA Student Competition, April 2009.

D. Beil, A. Cohn, A. Sinha, S. AhmadBeygi, and R. Chen. “Using Implicit Bidding to Solve Truckload Procurement Auctions,” NSF CMMI Grantees Conference January 2008, Knoxville TN.

S. AhmadBeygi, A. Cohn, and M. Lapp. “Decreasing Airline Delay Propagation by Re-Allocating Scheduled Slack,” Sloan Industry Studies Working Paper Series, April 2008.

S. AhmadBeygi, A. Cohn, Y. Guan*, and P. Belobaba. “Analysis of the Potential for Delay Propagation in Passenger Airline Networks,” Sloan Industry Studies Working Paper Series, May 2007.