Air Transport – A Tourism Perspective - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128128572, 9780128128589

Air Transport – A Tourism Perspective

1st Edition

Editors: Anne Graham Frederic Dobruszkes
Paperback ISBN: 9780128128572
eBook ISBN: 9780128128589
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 18th February 2019
Page Count: 274
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction
Anne Graham, Frederic Dobruszkes

PART A. THE RATIONALE FOR FLYING
2. The contemporary tourist
Claire Humphreys
3. Reasons for flying
Frederic Dobruszkes, David Ramos-Perez, Jean-Michel Decroly
4. Limits to growth
Anne Graham

PART B. BEFORE TRAVELLING: CHOOSING TRANSPORT MODES, AIRLINES AND AIRPORTS
5. The impact of government policy and regulation
David Timothy Duval
6. Intermodal competition and tourism
Daniel Albalate Del Sol, Xavier Fageda Sanjuan
7. Airport choice
Tim Ryley
8. The option of self-connection
Augusto Voltes-Dorta, Juan Carlos Martin
9. Distribution trends
Michael Hanke
10. The role of the different airline business models
Frankie O’Connell
11. The end of european charter airlines: Myths and realities
David Ramos-Pérez, Frederic Dobruszkes

PART C. ON THE GO: ACCESSING AIRPORTS AND THE AIRLINE AND AIRPORT EXPERIENCE
12. The role of airport surface access in the passenger journey
Tom Budd
13. The airport experience
Walanchalee Wattanacharoensil
14. The airline - airport relationship: Allocating risks and opportunities in a vertical partnership
Frank Fichert

PART D. REACHING THE DESTINATION AND ATTRACTIONS
15. Partnerships between tourism destination stakeholders and the air transport sector
Nigel Halpern
16. The airport as an attraction: The airport city and aerotropolis concept
Andy Goetz
17. The role of niche aviation operations as tourist attractions
Isaac Levi Henderson, Wai Hong Kan Tsui
18. Conclusion
Frederic Dobruszkes, Anne Graham


Description

Air Transport: A Tourism Perspective provides rigorous insights into the current complexities, synergies and conflicts within air transportation and tourism, presenting a balanced, comprehensive, contemporary, and global analysis that thoroughly examines the links between theory and practice. The book offers readers a multi-sector, global perspective on the practical implications of the link between air transport and tourism. By using a novel approach, it systematically explores the successive stages of a tourist's trip—investigating reasons for flying, the airport experience, airline industry structures, competition and regulation, and air transportation and destination interrelationships.

In addition, the book explores current and salient debates on such issues as the influence of traveling to visit friends and family, the role of charters versus low cost carriers, public subsidies to support airport development, and much more.

Key Features

  • Presents insights from an international team of expert contributors with proven research and publication experience in their specialty area
  • Includes cutting-edge analyses based on original research that identifies emerging research directions and policy and managerial implications
  • Utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to fully explore theoretical and policy concepts and their effect on air transportation and tourism development
  • Provides case studies from around the globe in each chapter

Readership

Transportation, Aviation, and Tourism researchers in Transportation, Geography, Economics, and Management. Airline, Airport, and Travel practitioners and consultants. Aviation and Tourism policy-makers, planners, regulators, government officials, and other authorities


Details

No. of pages:
274
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2019
Published:
18th February 2019
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780128128572
eBook ISBN:
9780128128589

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About the Editors

Anne Graham Editor

Anne Graham is Professor of Air Transport and Tourism Management at the University of Westminster, London. One of her key areas of expertise and knowledge is air transport demand analysis and interrelations with tourism, and she has over 30 years’ experience of lecturing, research and consultancy on these topics. She has published widely with recent books including The Routledge Companion to Air Transport Management, Airport Finance and Investment in the Global Economy, Aviation Economics, Managing Airports and Airport Marketing. Between 2013 and 2015 Anne was Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Air Transport Management.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Air Transport and Tourism Management, University of Westminster, London, UK

Frederic Dobruszkes Editor

Frédéric Dobruszkes is a Researcher and Lecturer on transport geography and policy at the Université Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium. Frédéric is the author of book chapters and journal articles on air transport geography, airline network dynamics, and the relationship between air transport and tourist mobility. He is an Editorial Board member of Elsevier’s Journal of Transport Geography.

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer on Transport Geography and Policy, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium