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The geography of European low-cost airline networks : a contemporary analysis

Abstract:

Low-cost airlines (LCAs) have become essential actors supplying nationwide and continental air services. This paper focuses on the European case and investigates how the LCA spatial strategy has evolved since the last available comprehensive analysis in 2004. Using comprehensive data, the analysis is conducted at three levels: global, cities and networks. It shows that LCAs now represent 31% of intra-European airline seats. Although LCA business has expanded to Central-East Europe, Morocco, a...

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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
Marie Curie Intra European fellowship More from this funder
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Transport Geography Journal website
Volume:
28
Pages:
75-88
Publication date:
2013-04-05
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ISSN:
0966-6923
URN:
uuid:0dd0dac5-71d4-48fc-8fa3-e2a1ab3a5eb1
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tsu:10026

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