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Title: Price differences between domestic and international air markets : an empirical application to routes from Gran Canaria
Author: Fageda, Xavier, 1975-
Jiménez González, Juan Luis
Díaz Santamaría, Carlos
Keywords: Transport aeri
Viatges aeris
Condicions econòmiques
Infraestructura (Economia)
Gran Canària (Canàries)
Commercial aeronautics
Air travel
Economic conditions
Infrastructure (Economics)
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Universitat de Barcelona. Institut de Recerca en Economia Aplicada Regional i Pública
Series/Report no: [WP E-IR12/07]
Abstract: In this paper we examine whether airline prices on national routes are higher than those charged on international routes. Drawing on a database prepared specifically for this study, we estimate a pricing equation for all routes originating from Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain; differentiating between national and international routes. A key difference between these two route types is that island residents benefit from discounts on domestic flights. When controlling for variables related to airline characteristics, market structure and demand, we find that national passengers who are non-residents on the islands are paying higher prices than international passengers.
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It is part of: IREA – Working Papers, 2012, IR12/07
ISSN: 2014-1254
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