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Proactively managing disruptions is mandatory as complexity and costs soar for US Airlines

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Every minute a plane is delayed costs the operator between $75 - $100 [1]. The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) recorded that US airlines accumulated more than hundred million minutes of delay every year [2]. Those 100 million lost minutes cost airlines almost 10 billion dollars annually. And when you factor in the ripple effect of disruption to passengers and downstream businesses, the cost rises sharply. The total cost of delayed flights to the US economy was up to $34 billion [3]. Commercial aviation generates 5% of US GDP [4].Every day, US airlines carry almost three million passe...

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