Fuel Conservation Strategies for the Vertical Profile of Cruise FlightFuel Conservation Strategies for the Vertical Profile of Cruise Flight

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Conference: ICEUBI 2015
Year: 2015
Location: Covilhã, Portugal
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Fuel conservation strategies are used by airlines with the objective of making their operations more efficient, whether it is from an economical or environmental point of view. This paper focuses solely on the vertical profile of the cruise phase of long haul flights. After a brief background description we present the standards for the use of vertical airspace and vertical separation, then, the techniques used for vertical optimization are described. An estimation of environmental benefits study is presented, and the paper concludes with some personal remarks on the subject.

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Henrique Nunes

Henrique Nunes

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Jorge Silva

Jorge Silva

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Conferência: ICEUBI 2015
Ano: 2015
Localização: Covilhã, Portugal
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Fuel conservation strategies are used by airlines with the objective of making their operations more efficient, whether it is from an economical or environmental point of view. This paper focuses solely on the vertical profile of the cruise phase of long haul flights. After a brief background description we present the standards for the use of vertical airspace and vertical separation, then, the techniques used for vertical optimization are described. An estimation of environmental benefits study is presented, and the paper concludes with some personal remarks on the subject.

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Jorge Silva

Jorge Silva

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