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Lumo in the news: What JetBlue Is Doing in Silicon Valley - Wall Street Journal

Posted by Bala Chandran on Oct 27, 2019 3:50:00 PM

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https://www.wsj.com/articles/what-jetblue-is-doing-in-silicon-valley-11572184801?shareToken=st1cf2c01db9044b31a8536d9922bd2c43

 

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Tags: airlines


How accurate are Lumo's predictions?

Posted by Bala Chandran on Oct 25, 2019 9:33:19 AM

Short answer:

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Tags: statistics, accuracy, probability


So how are Lumo’s predictions different from Google’s?

Posted by Bala Chandran on Oct 11, 2019 1:28:42 AM
 

When Google announced last year that they were releasing a flight delay prediction feature, we were thrilled! Being the only company that predicted delays was lonely, and we were excited that Google would bring some much-needed attention to a problem we feel strongly about.

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Tags: algorithm, machine learning


How much are flight disruptions really costing your organization?

Posted by Justin Dwork on Oct 6, 2019 11:28:55 PM

5 reasons your company needs proactive flight delay alerts

Articles discussing the financial impacts of flight delays are not hard to find. However, there isn’t much out there that puts a number or methodology to valuing the impact to the business traveler and more specifically the companies they work for.

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Tags: ROI, productivity, flight delay cost, traveler wellness


Lumo in the news: You’re Right. You’re Spending More Time Sitting on That Plane. - The New York Times

Posted by Bala Chandran on Sep 16, 2019 3:58:00 PM

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https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/16/business/airlines-flights-delays.html

 

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Tags: airlines


Airport Capacity Estimation

Posted by Rich Jordan on Jan 30, 2019 5:02:00 PM

It might seem obvious, but at any given moment, an airport can only accommodate so many aircraft.

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Tags: algorithm, statistics


Why Lumo?

Posted by Bala Chandran on Jan 1, 2019 12:00:00 AM

This is somewhat of an existential question. Back when we were going through our branding exercise, we were asked to complete the following statements: "We believe __________"; and "We exist to __________". It forced us to think about why our customers, employees, and investors should care about Lumo, and why you should engage with us. We also came up with our name during that branding exercise; Lumo = LU (Illuminate) + MO (Movement/Mobility). 

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Tags: Value proposition


Lumo’s 2018 Holiday Travel Forecast

Posted by Hamsa Balakrishnan on Dec 18, 2018 5:39:00 PM

It’s shaping up to be another busy holiday travel season, with 45.7 million passengers expected to travel on US airlines between December 20 and January 6.

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Tags: holiday, forecast


Driving Traveler Satisfaction: Adelman Travel integrates Lumo's API

Posted by Emily Sullivan on Dec 11, 2018 11:54:00 AM

The negative impacts of flight delays and disruptions are well documented. Globally, flight delays are estimated to cost over 60 billion USD, and in the U.S. two out of every three flight delays are caused by somewhat predictable events, such as weather, air traffic control restrictions, or another forecastable cause. Most critical for travel agencies and travel management companies (TMCs) is the personal impact on the traveler: over half of all business travelers list delays and cancellations as the most frustrating part of travel.

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Tags: ROI, data, API


What do the Lumo Delay Indexes mean?

Posted by Justin Dwork on Oct 31, 2018 4:36:00 PM

The Lumo delay indexes are a score from 1 to 10 given to each flight indicating how “risky” a flight is with respect to being delayed. The score is intended to capture both delay frequency (probability of a delay occurring) and delay severity (how long will the delay be if it does happen).

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Tags: algorithm, statistics, probability


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