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The Implementation of Competition Law in the Air Transport Sector


  • Hulya Goktepe

    () (Anadolu University)


The competition rules areapplied in the transportation sector in European Union due to the fact that liberalization process has started. The competition law is applied in order to support the liberalization process. As a result of the liberalization, a free and honest competition has increased between airline companies. Similarly, the liberalization process in the air transportation sector has also started in Turkey. Because of liberalization, the competition has increased. Therefore, the competition law has become a current issue in Turkey. The aim of this study is to analyze Competition law rules that is implemented in air transportation both in European Union and Turkey and to determine differences and similarities.

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  • Hulya Goktepe, 2007. "The Implementation of Competition Law in the Air Transport Sector," Anadolu University Journal of Social Sciences, Anadolu University, vol. 7(1), pages 213-240, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:and:journl:v:7:y:2007:i:1:p:213-240

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    1. Robert C. Hoell, 2004. "How Employee Involvement Affects Union Commitment," Journal of Labor Research, Transaction Publishers, vol. 25(2), pages 267-278, April.
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    competition law; air transportation; mergers and takeovers;

    JEL classification:

    • K29 - Law and Economics - - Regulation and Business Law - - - Other
    • L93 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities - - - Air Transportation


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