Air transport service has become an indispensable source of long-distance transport for businesses and leisure travelers and for high-value-low-volume products. The significance of this transport service as a driver of economic growth is made abundantly apparent when examining the interdependence of business and air transport growth in Asia. Given the key role this region plays as a contributor to growth in the global airline transport service sector and the distinctive features of the aviation market observed, it is important to understand the economics of this sector in Asia. This Airline Economics in Asia – Advances in Airline Economics, Vol 7 (PDF); contributes to the understanding of air transport services in Asia by presenting new research in the following four key areas in airline economics: Competition and regulatory change, industry performance, passenger demand and satisfaction, and the interdependence of airlines companies and airports.
Specifically, in this volume, Airline Economics in Asia – Advances in Airline Economics Volume 7 (PDF), prominent researchers in the region have examined important issues such as low cost carrier growth in Japan, competition against full service hub carriers in the Middle East, aviation market liberalization in Central Asia, high-speed-rail and airline competition in China, air transport and tourism in Australia and Asia, airline performance and outsourcing, airports development, and airport-airline cooperation. These rigorous studies contribute to a better understanding of the aviation market in Asia, allowing better decisions to be made by industry leaders and government agencies. This ebook also serves as an excellent reference ebook for researchers in the transport and logistics industry, and postgraduate students in the disciplines of applied economics, corporate strategy, industrial organization, and public policy.