Friday, August 12, 2016

[DMANET] Call for Papers for OR Spectrum Special Issue on Airport Operations Management

Call for Papers for OR Spectrum Special Issue on Airport Operations Management

Due to numerous requests the deadline for the special Issue is extended to 31st October 2016!

Special Issue Editors:
Raik Stolletz, Jason Atkin, Han Hoogeveen

Submission deadline:
31st October 2016

Special Issue Completion:
End of 2017

The airline industry is important for the global economy. Airports, in particular hub airports, are the backbone of air transportation. Operations in the terminal and at the airfield as well as the runways need to be planned in an efficient way.
Operations research techniques are important to model, optimize and evaluate such systems and processes. The special issue aims to bring together contributions developing methodology and applications in the field of airport operations management considering operations involving passengers, baggage, cargo, and aircraft. Papers can address but are not confined to the following topics:
· Check-in and passenger control
· Security and screening processes
· Baggage and freight handling
· Turnaround process management
· Ground handling management
· Optimized take off and departure methods
· Gate assignment and check-in counter assignment
· Intermodal transport connection
· Green airport operations management
· Planning of uncertain and dynamic airport operations

All papers submitted to this special issue should report original work and will be peer reviewed according to the standard of OR Spectrum. According to the aims of OR Spectrum, high quality OR papers are wanted that are relevant to the scope of the journal, show rigor in applying state-of-the-art OR techniques, are innovative, and promise to have an impact on future work of the scientific OR community.

Special Issue Editors:

• Raik Stolletz
Chair of Production Management
University of Mannheim<>

• Jason Atkin
School of Computer Science
University of Nottingham<>

• Han Hoogeveen
Department for Information and Computing Sciences,
Utrecht University<>

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