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Title: Air services on thin routes : Regional versus low-cost airlines
Author: Fageda, Xavier, 1975-
Flores-Fillol, Ricardo
Keywords: Transport aeri
Competència econòmica
Logística industrial
Commercial aeronautics
Business logistics
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: Universitat de Barcelona. Institut de Recerca en Economia Aplicada Regional i Pública
Series/Report no: [WP E-IR11/23]
Abstract: An examination of the impact in the US and EU markets of two major innovations in the provision of air services on thin routes - regional jet technology and the low-cost business model - reveals significant differences. In the US, regional airlines monopolize a high proportion of thin routes, whereas low-cost carriers are dominant on these routes in Europe. Our results have different implications for business and leisure travelers, given that regional services provide a higher frequency of flights (at the expense of higher fares), while low-cost services offer lower fares (at the expense of lower flight frequencies).
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It is part of: IREA – Working Papers, 2011, IR11/23
ISSN: 2014-1254
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