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Ashgate Studies in Aviation Economics and Management: Ashgate Studies in Aviation Economics and Management


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Airline Competition: Deregulation's Mixed Legacy

Airline Competition: Deregulation's Mixed Legacy

1st Edition

George Williams
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...

Flying Too Close to the Sun: The Success and Failure of the New-Entrant Airlines

Flying Too Close to the Sun: The Success and Failure of the New-Entrant Airlines

1st Edition

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...

Managing Strategic Airline Alliances

Managing Strategic Airline Alliances

1st Edition

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...

Cleared for Take-Off: Structure and Strategy in the Low Fare Airline Business

Cleared for Take-Off: Structure and Strategy in the Low Fare Airline Business

1st Edition

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...

Globalization and Human Resource Management in the Airline Industry

Globalization and Human Resource Management in the Airline Industry

2nd Edition

Jack Eaton
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...

The Economic Regulation of Airports: Recent Developments in Australasia, North America and Europe

The Economic Regulation of Airports: Recent Developments in Australasia, North America and Europe

1st Edition

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...

Air Cargo in Mainland China and Hong Kong

Air Cargo in Mainland China and Hong Kong

1st Edition

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...

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