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Auctions for the Safe, Efficient, and Equitable Allocation of Airspace System Resources

Michael O Ball, George L Donohue, and Karla Hoffman

in Combinatorial Auctions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033428
eISBN:
9780262302920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033428.003.0021
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on the topic of auctions for the allotment of airport time slots and provides suggestions for mechanisms to use and expand the existing limited capacity safely and efficiently. ... More


The Next Crash: How Short-Term Profit Seeking Trumps Airline Safety

Dean J. Franco

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452857
eISBN:
9780801470493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452857.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This book offers a shocking perspective on the American aviation industry by a former United Airlines pilot. Weaving insider knowledge with hundreds of employee interviews, the book uncovers the ... More


Riding the Jet Stream

Amy L. Fraher

in The Next Crash: How Short-Term Profit Seeking Trumps Airline Safety

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452857
eISBN:
9780801470493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452857.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines safety issues, centered on inefficient air traffic control systems, and antiquated regulations that continue to plague the U.S. airline industry. It first provides a historical ... More


Pushing Back

Joseph A. McCartin

in Collision Course: Ronald Reagan, the Air Traffic Controllers, and the Strike that Changed America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199836789
eISBN:
9780190254506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199836789.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the birth of unionism among the ranks of air traffic controllers in the United States. It first examines President John F. Kennedy's Executive Order 10988, which gave workers ... More


The Main Bang

Joseph A. McCartin

in Collision Course: Ronald Reagan, the Air Traffic Controllers, and the Strike that Changed America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199836789
eISBN:
9780190254506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199836789.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter recounts the 1960 midair collision between United Airlines Flight 826 and Trans World Airlines Flight 266 over New York airspace that exposed the weaknesses of the United States's ... More


Turbulence

Joseph A. McCartin

in Collision Course: Ronald Reagan, the Air Traffic Controllers, and the Strike that Changed America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199836789
eISBN:
9780190254506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199836789.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization's (PATCO) inability to forge a greater sense of solidarity among members of differing backgrounds, and how it exacerbated ... More


Wheels Up

Joseph A. McCartin

in Collision Course: Ronald Reagan, the Air Traffic Controllers, and the Strike that Changed America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199836789
eISBN:
9780190254506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199836789.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the birth of the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) in 1968, a result mainly of the efforts of New York area air traffic controllers led by Mike Rock ... More


The Limits of Technology Transfer: Civil Systems at TRW, 1965–1975

Davis Dyer

in Systems, Experts, and Computers: The Systems Approach in Management and Engineering, World War II and After

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262082853
eISBN:
9780262275873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262082853.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter deals with why and how TRW, Inc., the Cleveland, Ohio-based automotive supplier and aerospace contractor, first branched into civil systems, expanded its efforts, and then shut them ... More


Aluminum Rain

Joseph A. McCartin

in Collision Course: Ronald Reagan, the Air Traffic Controllers, and the Strike that Changed America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199836789
eISBN:
9780190254506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199836789.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization's (PATCO) nationwide strike that unfolded in August 1981 in every state and territory and stretched across the Atlantic. ... More


Down the Tubes

Joseph A. McCartin

in Collision Course: Ronald Reagan, the Air Traffic Controllers, and the Strike that Changed America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199836789
eISBN:
9780190254506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199836789.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the collision between Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 182 and a Cessna plane on September 25, 1978 over San Diego, and how it led to a further deterioration in the ... More


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