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The effect of strategic alliance on performance


  • Park, Namgyoo K.
  • Cho, Dong-Sung


This study investigates codesharing alliances to see if they increase market shares of the carriers involved by analyzing a time-series data of 56 airlines over the 1986–1993 period. Our empirical results indicate: (a) codesharing, in fact, increases the carriers' market shares; (b) codesharings between existing airlines increase market shares less than those between relatively new carriers; and (c) the market-share-increasing effect of codesharing alliance is higher in markets with fewer competing carriers.

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  • Park, Namgyoo K. & Cho, Dong-Sung, 1997. "The effect of strategic alliance on performance," Journal of Air Transport Management, Elsevier, vol. 3(3), pages 155-164.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jaitra:v:3:y:1997:i:3:p:155-164
    DOI: 10.1016/S0969-6997(97)00026-4

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