Airport Capacity Expansion Strategies in the Era of Airline Multi-hub Networks [E-Book] / Guillaume Burghouwt
Burghouwt, Guillaume.
Paris : OECD Publishing, 2013
28 p. ; 21 x 29.7cm.
International Transport Forum Discussion Papers ; 2013/05
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Many major airports are hubs for network carriers at the same time as serving a large local market. The complementarity between these functions is often seen as a prerequisite for viable hub operations, suggesting that spreading the hub network over multiple airports can be very costly and damages the corner stone of the hub operation: the creation of scope and density economies.