(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

European world cities and the spatial polarisation of air transport liberalisation benefits

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

(1) Dept. of Geography, Univ., Salamanca, ESPAGNE


Research about the consequences of air transport liberalisation in the European Union is already substantial in amount and scope. Nevertheless, spatial implications of this liberalisation have not been fully addressed yet. By analysing information from the OAG database, this paper measures the geographic concentration of air routes and seating offers supplied under competition conditions among European airports. Our analysis demonstrates that competition is mainly restricted to Euro-pean World Cities, the ones which concentrate high-rank functions in the capitalist world-economy


Article of periodic

published at : Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie / ISSN 0040-747X

Editor : Koninklijk Nederlands Aardrijkskundig Genootschap, Amsterdam - PAYS-BAS (1948)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 105, no1 [pp. 1-29]

Bibliographic references : 2 p.

Collation : 1 fig., 12 tabl., 5 cartes



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