Air traffic is characterized by a complex interaction of different actors, such as airlines, air traffic control service providers and airports, which strive to ensure the transport of passengers and freight in a safe and efficient manner in the face of growing social requirements.
In the Air Transport Management department, a business competence center is being set up for DLR with a focus on the players in the aviation industry mentioned above. The related research includes in detail:
The department specializes in the application and further development of methods of business assessment, operations research and data science to problems in the aviation industry. Depending on the question, e.g. financial models, optimization models, discrete choice models, simulations, machine
learning methods, surveys or expert interviews are used. Another basis for the research is the existing broad database on flight schedules, passenger flows, booking data and aircraft fleets with worldwide coverage.