ISBN-10:
0415778050
ISBN-13:
9780415778053
Pub. Date:
05/11/2010
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
The Economic Geography of Air Transportation: Space, Time, and the Freedom of the Sky / Edition 1

The Economic Geography of Air Transportation: Space, Time, and the Freedom of the Sky / Edition 1

by John T. Bowen
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ISBN-13: 9780415778053
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/11/2010
Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 2.50(d)

About the Author

John T. Bowen is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at Central Washington University, USA.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Part 1: Getting Airborne: The Development of the Airliner and Commercial Air Transportation 2. Jetting Towards a Smaller World: Early Commercial Aviation 3. Far and Wide: Wide-body Jetliners and the Growth of the Global Airline Industry 4. Space-Makers and Pace-Setters: Boeing and Airbus Part 2: Open Skies and a Crowd of Competitors 5. Letting Go: The Liberalization of the Airline Industry 6. Survival of the Fittest: Network Carriers in the Global Airline Industry 7. A World Taking Wing: Low Cost Carriers and the Ascent of the Many Part 3: Life Aloft and on the Ground in the Airborne World 8.People on the Move at 1,000 Kilometers per Hour 9. The High Ways of Trade 10. Points of Departure: Airports in the Airborne World 11. Dangers Hidden in the Air: The Broader Costs of Commercial Aviation Part 4: Beyond the Horizon 12. Coming Back Down to Earth? The Cloudy Future of Air Transportation

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