Critical Issues in Air Transport Economics and Business

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-10-29
  • Publisher: Routledge

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This book takes a look at the critical issues facing the airline industry featuring contributions from key figures in Europe, the US and Asia. Elements for success and failure are discussed and material is offered for strategic thinking.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
The future air transport sector: a modified market and ownership structurep. 10
Airlines and their focus on cost control and productivityp. 29
Low-cost airlines: strategies and reaction patternsp. 51
Airline performance predictionp. 75
World air cargo and merchandise tradep. 98
Integrators in a changing worldp. 112
Airports of the future: essentials for a renewed business modelp. 133
The airport city: a new business model for airport developmentp. 150
The economics of airline alliancesp. 165
The transmogrification of hub-and-spoke airline networksp. 183
The impact of airline network strategies for service quality of airports: the case of Amsterdam Schiphol and Paris Charles de Gaullep. 203
Congestion and air transport: a challenging phenomenonp. 222
Towards a more efficient use of airport capacity at Europe's hubsp. 234
Assessing the impact of Open Skies agreementsp. 251
The impact of North Atlantic passenger services on airportsp. 266
Effects of emission trading schemesp. 285
Competition between airlines and high-speed railp. 319
Consolidation in the air transport industry and antitrust enforcement in Europep. 343
Regulatory constraints in Europe or "how free are you?"p. 361
Essential airline marketing strategiesp. 370
Major challenges for the future of the air transport sectorp. 393
Indexp. 403
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