Airline Schedule Planning OpenCourseWare: A Free MIT Graduate Level Course on Airline Scheduling

Published Apr 19, 2009

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Explore airline schedule optimization skills in the search for solutions to operation difficulties in the free OpenCourseWare, 'Airline Schedule Planning,' offered through Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department offered this graduate-level course.

Airline Schedule Planning: Course Specifics

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Airline Schedule Planning: Course Description

Techniques for optimization and modeling to resolve airline issues (planning and scheduling) are explored in the free OpenCourseWare, 'Airline Schedule Planning,' offered through MIT. Taught by Professor Cynthia Barnhart, this course explores a variety of airline topics, including fleet assignment, schedule design, crew scheduling, aircraft maintenance routing and passenger mix. Current algorithms and models are employed to address operations recovery and model integration issues. The original class was an elective option in various MIT Civil and Environmental Engineering Department's graduate programs.

This free OpenCourseWare includes a course reading list, comprehensive class lecture notes, sample assignments and study materials. To view these study materials, visit the aeronautics course page.

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