Stability of Airline Schedules

  • Viktor DückEmail author
  • Natalia Kliewer
  • Leena Suhl
Conference paper


Stability describes the ability of a plan to remain feasible and to give acceptable results under different variations of the operating environment without any modifications of the plan. In this paper we explore the effect of crews changing aircrafts on the stability of airline schedules using a simulation model for delay propagation, considering the interdependence between aircraft rotations and crew pairings.


Penalty Factor Crew Schedule Disruption Management Robust Schedule Reserve Crew 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Decision Support & Operations Research LabUniversity of PaderbornPaderborn

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