Economic flight planning and operation in European flights

Chin E. Lin, Kuang Jen Liu

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Airline business is a highly professional integration from different divisions and processes to ensure proper and efficient operations. Impacts from 911 disaster and fuel price appreciation, how the airlines strengthen their international competition not only on perspective strategic planning, but also on appropriate tactical management. Fuel cost takes a significant part in airline operation that most efforts on fuel saving should be applied. Based on piloting to cross-continental flight, this paper aims at an overall survey on flight performance to insight into flight operation cost as tutorial to aeronautics engineers. In this paper, China Airlines CI-061 on A-340-313 is piloted for European flights to verify the proposed view points.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)111-122
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Aeronautics, Astronautics and Aviation
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Jun

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Space and Planetary Science


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