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Airlines' choice of aircraft size : explanations and implications

Abstract:

When facing a growth in demand, airlines tend to respond more by means of increasing frequencies than by increasing aircraft size. At many of the world’s largest airports there are fewer than 100 passengers per air transport movement, although congestion and delays are growing. Furthermore, demand for air transport is predicted to continue growing but aircraft size is not. This paper aims to investigate and explain this phenomenon, the choice of relatively small aircraft. It seems that this c...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.tra.2009.01.001

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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice Journal website
Volume:
43
Issue:
5
Pages:
500-510
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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ISSN:
0965-8564
URN:
uuid:116bc450-0201-4906-ad96-4c6690436325
Local pid:
tsu:10191

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