IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/p/wpa/wuwpdc/0411008.html
   My bibliography  Save this paper

Air Jamaica And Government Spending

Author

Listed:
  • Peter W Jones

    (Economic Development Institute)

Abstract

The Sunday Herald carried recently a very good investigative piece on Air Jamaica losing $JA33 Billion dollars over 10 years. It should be noted the last time Air Jamaica made a net profit was in 1974 of $US 250,000 under President Guillermo “Bigge” Machado(a Jamaican President). The Government has come out and said clearly they will continue to support Air Jamaica. In addition not mentioned in the article, IATA has stated that World Airlines for 2004 will loose $US5 Billion dollars.

Suggested Citation

  • Peter W Jones, 2004. "Air Jamaica And Government Spending," Development and Comp Systems 0411008, EconWPA.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpdc:0411008
    Note: Type of Document - pdf; pages: 3
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://econwpa.repec.org/eps/dev/papers/0411/0411008.pdf
    Download Restriction: no

    More about this item

    Keywords

    Air Jamaica; Jamaica Government; Government spending; Airlines Developing Countries ; Caribbean airlines;

    JEL classification:

    • O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
    • P - Economic Systems

    NEP fields

    This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpdc:0411008. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (EconWPA). General contact details of provider: http://econwpa.repec.org .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.