This series aims to present state-of-the-art and specialized material of interest to those in air transport: airline economists, operational managers and government agency specialists. The books include research reports and edited works of invited contributors, concentrating on new insights in a rapidly changing and competitive industry.
Airline Competition: Deregulation's Mixed Legacy
Managing Strategic Airline Alliances
July 13, 2017
The advantages of airline competition to consumers are clearly apparent. Lower fares, greater choice, more frequent flights and a wider range of available services have all been evident when the entry of a new competitor has occurred. In many instances however, after an initial, relatively...
Sveinn Vidar Gudmundsson
November 23, 2016
Since deregulation in the United States, most jet operating new-entrant carriers have failed. Theories on competition had been put to the test and reality turned out to be different to the vision. To begin with many new-entrant airlines were successful, but were not able to create sustainable...
Birgit Kleymann, Hannu Seristö
November 15, 2016
Strategic airline alliances are an important topic in airline management today, stimulated by poor access of international airlines to large domestic markets such as the USA and EU and the increasing importance of network scope. Outright mergers of international airlines have proved to be difficult...
Thomas C. Lawton
October 26, 2016
Competition in air transport has been transformed by industry liberalization initiatives, resulting in the emergence of a wide array of new airline start-ups. Restrictions on low fares have been removed, uniform control requirements have been established, and legislation has facilitated the...
August 26, 2016
Globalization is a pervasive feature of recent industrial and commercial developments, not least in the airline business with concomitant effects on human resource management. This book focuses on the organization and human resource changes that have taken place in the international airline...
Peter Forsyth, David W. Gillen, Andreas Knorr, Otto G. Mayer, David Starkie, Hans-Martin Niemeier
July 20, 2004
This tour d'horizon book reviews airport regulation and competition in different regions of the world and contrasts different policy perspectives. Organized in four parts, the first three examine, in turn, Australasia, North America, and Europe, while the last section looks at the institutional...
Anming Zhang, George W.L. Hui, Lawrence C. Leung, Waiman Cheung
July 16, 2004
Air traffic and the aviation industry have grown rapidly on the Chinese mainland in the two and a half decades since China's open door policy. Accession to the WTO will further stimulate trade and foreign direct investment (FDI), intensifying the demand for air cargo services. It will also open up...