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    Airline overbooking in the multi-class case


    Coughlan, J. (1999) Airline overbooking in the multi-class case. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 50. pp. 1098-1103. ISSN 0160-5682

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    Abstract

    This paper presents an airline overbooking model at a class level for one service compartment±cabin. Class level demand data is used to determine the number of bookings that can be taken for each class. The model is optimised through the use of multi-dimensional search routines. The control level model developed is tested with data supplied by Ireland's national airline, Aer Lingus. The model shows a signi®cant improvement over previous methods employed by Aer Lingus and was subsequently adopted by the airline.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: air transport; yield management; overbooking;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Business
    Item ID: 6586
    Depositing User: Joseph Coughlan
    Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2015 15:53
    Journal or Publication Title: Journal of the Operational Research Society
    Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
    Refereed: Yes
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