Development of air transport industry in the Asia-Pacific region.

Cullinane, Kevin, Firth, Michael, Fung, Michael K Y, Gong, Stephen X H, Law, Japhet S and Zhang, Anming (2011) Development of air transport industry in the Asia-Pacific region. Pacific Economic Review, 16 (1). pp. 42-46.

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The volume of air passengers and cargo in the Asia-Pacific region has grown significantly over the past decade due to the strong impetus of economic growth as well as trade and economic integration at both the regional and global levels. Although public funds have been the main source of financing for airports in most parts of the region, governments have increasingly resorted to privatization or are seriously considering it as a form of private sector participation enabling new airports to be built or existing airports to be upgraded. The present paper provides a brief survey of airport privatization in the Asia-Pacific region, discusses the relevant issues, and introduces the following five papers published in this special section on the air transport industry in the Asia-Pacific region.

Item Type: Article
Electronic ISSN: 1468 0106
Uncontrolled Keywords: Air transport; Asia-PAcific; airport privatisation;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Edinburgh Napier University, Transport Research Institute
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 380 Commerce, communications & transportation > 387 Water, air & space transportation
Library of Congress Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Item ID: 5234
Depositing User: Mrs Lyn Gibson
Date Deposited: 01 May 2012 10:35
Last Modified: 23 Apr 2014 09:37

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