Brand relationship between global airline alliances and their member airlines

Brand relationship between global airline alliances and their member airlines

Brands and branding are crucial to global airline alliances in establishing competitive superiority. Although most previous studies have focused on the operational and strategic advantages of alliances, this study investigates the brand relationship between global airline alliances and their member...
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Codesharing network vulnerability of global airline alliances

Codesharing network vulnerability of global airline alliances

Global airline alliances provide connectivity based on codesharing agreements between member airlines. An alliance member exit leads to the deletion of routes (if not operated by other members) which affects network connectivity. The paper measures the vuln...
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Beijing‘s new airport to be efficient, high-tech operation

Beijing‘s new airport to be efficient, high-tech operation

Beijing Daxing International Airport, the vast new airport located in the southern part of the capital, is expected to be put into operation by September 30. It is anticipated that it will handle 45 million passengers annually by 2021, and...
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Low-carbon airline fleet assignment: A compromise approach

Low-carbon airline fleet assignment: A compromise approach

Commercial airlines need to balance their environmental footprint with operational cost when managing the assignment of aviation fleets. These assignments are typically made under uncertainty in terms of their cost (change in labor cost, fuel prices, etc.) a...
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The economic approach to subsidies for foreign airlines

The economic approach to subsidies for foreign airlines

Many air carriers have challenged each other’s financing arrangements, each asserting that the other benefits from substantial subsidies. We argue that the ‘subsidy’ classification is a distraction. Firstly, subsidies are quite difficult to define. S...
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Effect of concentration in airline market on Spanish airport technical efficiency

Effect of concentration in airline market on Spanish airport technical efficiency

This paper tries to measure the effect of airline market concentration on airport technical efficiency. With this aim, a Stochastic Frontier Analysis (SFA) is applied, estimating with a one-step procedure technical efficiency and the effect of airlines’ ...
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Hybrid cooperation agreements in networks: The case of the airline industry

Hybrid cooperation agreements in networks: The case of the airline industry

  This paper develops a unified framework to analyze a continuum of hybrid cooperation agreements along two dimensions: their degree of revenue sharing (scope of alliances) and their degree of cost sharing (scope of joint ventures). The analysis focuses o...
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Mergers and product quality: Evidence from the airline industry

Mergers and product quality: Evidence from the airline industry

Retrospective studies of horizontal mergers have focused on their price effects, leaving the important question of how mergers affect product quality largely unanswered. This paper empirically investigates this issue for two recent airline mergers. Consisten...
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