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Border effects for domestic and international Canadian passenger air travel

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An augmented gravity model of passenger air travel between five Canadian airports and destinations within and without of Canada reveals a substantial border effect. After controlling for GDP, populations and distance, the number of seats offered on domestic routes is about six times the number on international flights. This result is consistent with the border effects found in studies of international merchandise trade.

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  • Hazledine, Tim, 2009. "Border effects for domestic and international Canadian passenger air travel," Journal of Air Transport Management, Elsevier, vol. 15(1), pages 7-13.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jaitra:v:15:y:2009:i:1:p:7-13
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jairtraman.2008.09.007
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