Airport Slots: International Experiences and Options for Reform

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Achim I. Czerny
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2008 - 432 pages
This text describes how the airport slot system works, the development of the EU policy of slot trading and the US experience with slot markets. It provides a comprehensive background to the policy reforms of the slot system which are actively being considered in many countries and in the EU.
 

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Contents

THE CURRENT SLOT ALLOCATION SYSTEM
3
Economic Perspectives on the Problem of Slot Allocation
21
A Primer
41
CONGESTION SLOTS AND PRICES
63
What is
85
Managing Congested Airports Under Uncertainty
111
Prices and Regulation in Slot Constrained Airports
127
AIRLINE STRATEGIES AND COMPETITION
151
Flight and Slot Valuations Under Alternative Market Arrangements
235
INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCES
251
Efficiency and Slot
271
AUCTIONS AND ALTERNATIVES
291
Formal Ownership and Leasing Rules for Slots
311
REFORMING THE SLOTS SYSTEM
321
The Slot Allocation Philosophy at the EU
345
Perspectives and Policies
379

Theory and International Practice
173
The Dilemma of Slot Concentration at Network Hubs
193
Evidence from Stock Prices
205

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Achim I. Czerny is a Research Associate at the Workgroup for Infrastructure Policy of Berlin University of Technology, Berlin, Germany. Professor Peter Forsyth is a Lecturer at the Department of Economics at Monash University, Victoria, Australia. David Gillen is YVR Professor of Transportation Policy, Operations and Logistics Division at the Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Professor Dr Hans-Martin Niemeier is a Lecturer at the Department of Nautical Sciences and International Economics at the University of Applied Science, Bremen, Germany.

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