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dc.contributor.authorScholz, Aaron B.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-04-14en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-04-15T09:48:17Z-
dc.date.available2011-04-15T09:48:17Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:swb:90-227914-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/44976-
dc.description.abstractThe paper evaluates the spatial dimension of air cargo networks by means of concentration and centrality measures. Three groups of carriers are analyzed, namely combined carriers, their pure freighter operations and pure cargo airlines. Differences in their spatial network configuration are observed between the three groups. Combined carriers operate very centralized networks with high concentrations at a small number of airports. Hub-and-spoke schemes are their predominant network configuration. The freighter fleets of combined carriers have lower centrality and concentration scores but hub-and-spoke schemes are still the predominant network configuration. Pure cargo airlines operate the least concentrated and centralized networks. Round-trip configurations are wide spread among pure cargo airlines to cope with imbalances of demand.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aKIT [u.a.] |cKarlsruheen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aWorking paper series in economics |x20en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordair cargo transporten_US
dc.subject.keywordnetwork configurationen_US
dc.subject.keywordcentralityen_US
dc.subject.keywordspatial network configurationen_US
dc.titleSpatial network configurations of cargo airlinesen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn656416904en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:kitwps:20-

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