Network Measures in Civil Air Transport: A Case Study of Lufthansa
AbstractAir transport networks have exhibited a trend towards complex dynamics in recent years. Using Lufthansa’s networks as an example, this paper aims to illustrate the relevance of various network indicators – such as connectivity and concentration – for the empirical analysis of airline network configurations. The results highlight the actual strategic choices made by Lufthansa for its own net-work, as well in combination with its partners in Star Alliance.
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Date of creation: 27 May 2009
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air transport; complex networks; connectivity; concentration; Lufthansa;
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- NEP-ALL-2009-07-03 (All new papers)
- NEP-HIS-2009-07-03 (Business, Economic & Financial History)
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