Impact of Slot Substitution on CTOP Performance

Abstract: The Air Traffic Management community has made important progress in collaborative trajectory management through the introduction of an FAA traffic management initiative called a Collaborative Trajectory Options Program (CTOP). A CTOP is also collaborative in that it permits airlines to provide a set of preferred reroute options (called a Trajectory Options Set or TOS) around an FCA. Airlines also specify a Relative Trajectory Cost (RTC) for each trajectory option that specifies cost of each r…

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