Airport Competition: The European Experience

Airport Competition: The European Experience

By: Prof, Dr Hans-Martin Niemeier (author), Professor David Gillen (author), Jurgen Muller (editor), Professor Peter Forsyth (editor)Hardback

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The break-up of BAA and the blocked takeover of Bratislava airport by the competing Vienna airport have brought the issue of airport competition to the top of the agenda for air transport policy in Europe. Airport Competition reviews the current state of the debate and asks whether airport competition is strong enough to effectively limit market power. It provides evidence on how travellers chose an airport, thereby altering its competitive position, and on how airports compete in different regions and markets. The book also discusses the main policy implications of mergers and subsidies.

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Peter Forsyth, Monash University, Australia; David Gillen, University of British Columbia, Canada; JA rgen MA ller, Berlin School of Economics, Germany and Hans-Martin Niemeier, University of Applied Sciences, Germany


Contents: Introduction and overview, Peter Forsyth, David Gillen, Jurgen Muller and Hans-Martin Niemeier; Part A How Do Airports Compete and How Strong is Competition?: Airport competition and network access: a European perspective, Peter Morrell; Airport entry and exit: a European analysis, Christiane Muller-Rostin, Hansjochen Ehmer, Ignaz Hannak, Plamena Ivanova, Hans-Martin Niemeier and Jurgen Muller; Airport pricing, Eric Pels and Erik T. Verhoef; Countervailing power to airport monopolies, Kenneth Button; Competition between major and secondary airports: implications for pricing, regulation and welfare, Peter Forsyth; Airport strategies to gain competitive advantage, Anne Graham; An empirical analysis of airport operational costs, Eric Pels, Daniel von Vuuren, Charles Ng and Piet Rietveld; Competition between airports: occurrence and strategy, Michael Tretheway and Ian Kincaid; Airport competition for freight, Michael W. Tretheway and Robert J. Andriulaitis. Part B Traveller Choice and Airport Competition: Modelling air travel behaviour, Stephane Hess; Airport choice behaviour: findings from 3 separate studies, Stephane Hess and John W. Polak; Improved modelling of competition among airports through flexible form and non-diagonal demand structures explaining flows registered within a new traffic accounting matrix, Marc Gaudry. Part C Case Studies of Airport Competition: Competition in the German airport market: an empirical investigation, Robert Malina; Competition among airports and overlapping catchment areas: an application to the state of Baden-Wurttemberg, Daniel Strobach; Airport competition in Greece: concentration and structural asymmetry, Andreas Papatheodorou; The airport industry in a competitive environment: a United Kingdom perspective, David Starkie; The effect of low-cost carriers on regional airports' revenue: evidence from the UK, Zheng Lei, Andreas Papatheodorou and Edith Szivas. Part D Policy Issues: Competition and the London airports: how effective will it be?, Peter Forsyth and Hans-Martin Niemeier; Airport alliances and multi-airport companies: implications for airport competition, Peter Forsyth, Hans-Martin Niemeier and Hartmut Wolf; Airport competing terminals: recent developments at Dublin airport, Aisling Reynolds-Feighan; Competition, state aids and low-cost carriers; a legal perspective, Hans Kristoferitsch; Subsidies and competition: an economic perspective, Dan Elliott; Competition for airport services - ground handling services in Europe.: case studies on 6 major European hubs, Cornelia Templin; Airport competition: market dominance and abuse, Peter Lewisch; Airport competition: a perspective and synthesis, Peter Forsyth; Airport competition: some key references; Indexes.

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/06/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780754677468
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 462
  • ID: 9780754677468
  • weight: 1122
  • ISBN10: 075467746X

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