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Airline alliances: parallel or complementary?


  • Ricardo Flores-Fillol


This article provides a rationale for the present trend towards complementary airline alliance formation, by studying the strategic behaviour of carriers that may decide whether to form an alliance (that may be either parallel or complementary) or stay alone.

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  • Ricardo Flores-Fillol, 2009. "Airline alliances: parallel or complementary?," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(6), pages 585-590.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:apeclt:v:16:y:2009:i:6:p:585-590 DOI: 10.1080/13504850701206460

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    1. Alderighi, Marco & Gaggero, Alberto A., 2014. "The effects of global alliances on international flight frequencies: Some evidence from Italy," Journal of Air Transport Management, Elsevier, vol. 39(C), pages 30-33.
    2. Flores-Fillol, Ricardo, 2010. "Congested hubs," Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, Elsevier, vol. 44(3), pages 358-370, March.
    3. Flores-Fillol, Ricardo, 2009. "Congested hubs," Working Papers 2072/15844, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Department of Economics.

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