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The Requirements Of Developing The Regional Airline Tranportation In Turkey


  • Ali Emre Sarilgan

    () (Anadolu University)


Regional airline transportation is the one of the fastest growing part of the air transportation system. The regional airlines which give the service with small size capacity and generally between large and the small cities, on short and medium range routes make a contribution to social and economic life of the regions they serve. Regional airlines also provide easily access to that regions. In Turkey, which has been in a large geography, mostly the passenger transportation is providing through the highways, the percentage of air transportation relatively little. This small proportion of air transportation causes some problems. Legal procedures and regulations are usually not enough about the regional air transportation in Turkey. In addition the concept of regional air transportation usually deals with in different ways. In this study through the semi-structured interviews, industry managers are interviewed on what can be done on the issue of developing the regional airline transportation in Turkey.

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  • Ali Emre Sarilgan, 2011. "The Requirements Of Developing The Regional Airline Tranportation In Turkey," Anadolu University Journal of Social Sciences, Anadolu University, vol. 11(1), pages 69-88, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:and:journl:v:11:y:2011:i:1:p:69-88

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    Airline industry in Turkey; airline; regional air transportation;

    JEL classification:

    • L93 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities - - - Air Transportation
    • R4 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Transportation Economics
    • P25 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Systems and Transition Economies - - - Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics
    • O18 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Urban, Rural, Regional, and Transportation Analysis; Housing; Infrastructure


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