Airline Schedule Planning: Optimization Approaches

  • Zachary Cesaretti
  • Matthew Reyers
  • Reiko Tominaga
  • Samantha Zimmerman


This paper discusses the scheduling of Air Canada’s planes across a network of cities. Where and when to fly planes are decisions faced by airlines worldwide. The two models used here were able to produce a daily schedule for seven Air Canada planes flying between seven cities, that optimizes profit levels. The obtained schedules are found to be very reasonable.

How to Cite
CESARETTI, Zachary et al. Airline Schedule Planning: Optimization Approaches. Analytics Now, [S.l.], june 2017. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 21 feb. 2018.