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An analysis of European low-cost airlines and their networks

Abstract:

The growth of low-cost carriers (LCCs) is currently focused on the Western European market, where they represent the most determining factor in the evolution of airline networks. In this area, they stand for 18% of the total air transport supply according to seats. Limited to short and medium haul flights, networks are not too concentrated (no hubs). They are North–South and compete with—when they have not replaced—some charter routes. The use of air freedoms beyond the fourth is still limite...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Centre for the Environment - Transport Studies Unit
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Transport Geography Journal website
Volume:
14
Issue:
4
Pages:
249-264
Publication date:
2006
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ISSN:
0966-6923
URN:
uuid:089389dc-06c7-436a-a1f8-feabe9acf0aa
Local pid:
tsu:10278

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