Rule to prevent tarmac delays backfires for airline passengers: study
January 4, 2016 | Chicago Tribune
A rule intended to keep airline passengers from being stuck for long stretches on the tarmac has resulted in more delays, according to a study co-authored by Professor Vikrant Vaze.
To Sustain Astronauts’ Mental Health, Dartmouth-Led Team Testing New Virtual Reality Tech in Arctic Isolation
January 4, 2016 | Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Adjunct professor of engineering, Dartmouth physician, and former astronaut Jay Buckey is leading an investigation of whether simulated natural beauty can relieve the psychological challenges of living in isolated confinement.
Airline tarmac rule leads to more passenger delays, study concludes
January 3, 2016 | Los Angeles Times
A study by Dartmouth and MIT concludes that one of the nation’s toughest passenger rights laws—that fines airlines for stranding fliers on an airport tarmac—may actually increase passenger delays.
Researchers propose tweak to three-hour rule for tarmac delays
December 24, 2015 | Runway Girl Network
Experts, including Professor Vikrant Vaze, have called into question whether passengers truly are benefiting from the US Department of Transportation's “three-hour rule” for tarmac delays.
Flight canceled? The government may be to blame
December 23, 2015 | MarketWatch
The 2010 Tarmac Delay Rule has led to a jump in the rate of flight cancellations according to a study by researchers at the MIT and Dartmouth.
A rule to decrease flight delays leads to more flight delays
December 22, 2015 | TouchVision
A rule meant to lower the number of flight delays has actually backfired according to researchers including Dartmouth engineering professor Vikrant Vaze.
Rule to prevent flight delays causes more delays
December 22, 2015 | Mashable
Researchers at Dartmouth published a study looking at the effect of the US Department of Transportation rule in 2010 that limits tarmac delays. Is air travel better now?
Late Flights Rose After US Bid to Stem Traveler Tarmac Holdups
December 21, 2015 | Bloomberg Business
Professor Vikrant Vaze is quoted about a study he conducted with MIT researchers on how a US rule designed to spare travelers time on the tarmac has actually spurred additional delays.
Airline Passengers Face Longer Delays Under DOT Rule, Dartmouth-MIT Study Finds
December 21, 2015 | Dartmouth Now
Professor Vikrant Vaze is a lead researcher on a study that found it takes most passengers far more time to reach their destination despite a federal rule that penalizes airlines for lengthy tarmac delays.
Dartmouth Professor of Engineering (Emeritus, Adjunct) Robert C. Dean Jr. has been named a 2015 NAI Fellow for creating or facilitating inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society.