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Table 3 Research methodologies for FCO research in air transport

From: Fuel consumption optimization in air transport: a review, classification, critique, simple meta-analysis, and future research implications

Reference Research methodology
[1, 3, 4, 11, 13, 14, 16, 19, 21, 32, 34, 38, 40, 41, 4345, 49, 50, 5254, 57, 59, 61, 73, 7983, 87, 92, 94, 96, 97, 100, 101, 103, 105, 106, 110, 128, 140, 146, 148, 151, 155, 163, 164, 168, 174, 175, 183, 187, 193, 201, 209, 211, 213, 215, 218220, 225, 231, 232, 236, 258, 267, 273] Analytical conceptual research
[2, 22, 25, 29, 35, 37, 42, 4648, 55, 6365, 67, 69, 70, 72, 7578, 84, 85, 8891, 93, 95, 98, 99, 102, 104, 107, 113115, 117, 132, 133, 136, 138, 147, 149, 152, 153, 165, 178182, 184, 188, 190, 191, 199, 212, 244] Analytical mathematical research-Logical and descriptive modeling
[24, 28, 39, 45, 62, 108, 116, 122125, 129, 134, 157, 160, 162, 166, 170, 177, 185, 192, 197, 198, 203, 216, 217, 221] Analytical mathematical - Linear programming
[12, 135, 197, 221, 224] Analytical mathematical -Mixed integer programming
[17, 75, 76, 107, 119, 154, 159, 161, 171, 186, 189] Analytical mathematical -Dynamic programming
[26, 27, 30, 31, 36, 51, 56, 60, 71] Analytical mathematical- Gradient based algorithms
[10, 58, 66, 68, 118, 120, 176] Analytical mathematical- Nature based algorithm:
Genetic algorithms
Particle swarm algorithms
Simulated annealing
Immune algorithm
[15, 112, 121, 142, 227, 228] Analytical mathematical- Simulation modelling
[20, 23, 109, 111, 130, 137, 144, 145, 156, 158] Analytical statistical research
[18, 126] Empirical statistical research
[86, 204, 229, 230, 233235, 238240, 243, 245247, 250252, 256, 259, 261, 263265, 268271, 281, 282] Empirical experimental research
[131, 138, 141, 167, 169, 172, 187, 194, 195, 205208, 210, 214, 222, 223, 226, 237, 241, 242, 248, 253255, 257, 260, 262, 266, 272, 274280] Empirical case study