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dc.contributor.authorMalina, Roberten_US
dc.contributor.authorAlbers, Saschaen_US
dc.contributor.authorKroll, Nathalieen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-06-25en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-07-18T16:35:18Z-
dc.date.available2012-07-18T16:35:18Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/59791-
dc.description.abstractIn this paper we investigate current pricing practices at the 200 biggest airports in the European Union. Our analysis shows that airport incentive programs are, in general, a common tool of airport pricing as they are used at one third of all airports. We also find evidence on the presence of bilateral agreements between airport operators or regional authorities on one side and airlines on the other side which serve as a substitute for published incentive programs. Geographically, usage of the different tools varies substantially between different EU countries. A detailed assessment of the incentive schemes offered at German airports within our broader European sample reveals that the average level of landing and take-off, parking and positioning and passenger charges is generally reduced by more than 10%, at smaller airports even by up to 44%. Given the usually low profit margin of airlines and that airport charges account for up to 10% of total operating costs, these incentives can have an important influence on the economic viability of a route. Moreover, in an airline's multi-criteria-based assessment of potential market entries or route expansions, such incentive schemes might compensate selected weaknesses of an airport's strategic posture.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherUniv., Seminar für Unternehmensführung und Logistik Kölnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesWorking Paper, Department of Business Policy and Logistics, University of Cologne 107en_US
dc.subject.ddc650en_US
dc.subject.keywordAir Transporten_US
dc.subject.keywordAirportsen_US
dc.subject.keywordPricingen_US
dc.subject.keywordManagementen_US
dc.subject.keywordRegulationen_US
dc.subject.stwFlughafengesellschaften_US
dc.subject.stwBetriebliche Preispolitiken_US
dc.subject.stwAnreizvertragen_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.subject.stwEU-Staatenen_US
dc.titleAirport incentive programs: A European perspectiveen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn68954412Xen_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:ucdbpl:107-
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