The economic impacts of air transport liberalization
AbstractAir transport liberalization constitutes a whole new level of globalization. The impacts it brings can be divided into direct, indirect, induced and catalytic. The magnitude of impacts is determined by various factors, including air transport liberalization multiplier, market saturation and the degree of liberalization of other sectors. Airlines profit from increased efficiency derived from economies of scale, economies of scope and density economies. On the demand side, the passengers enjoy better range of available destinations, higher frequency of service and new business models, such as was the entrance of low-cost carriers to the EU market in the second half of the 1990s.
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air transport; liberalization; multiplier; elasticity;
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- Martin Granèay, 2010. "The Economic Impacts of Air Transport Liberalization," Zagreb International Review of Economics and Business, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb, vol. 13(2), pages 73-88, November.
- L93 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities - - - Air Transportation
- L91 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities - - - Transportation: General
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