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Title Low-cost carriers in emerging countries / John Bowen.
Imprint Amsterdam, Netherlands ; Cambridge, MA : Elsevier, [2019]


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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Airlines -- Rates -- Developing countries.
Airlines -- Developing countries -- Cost of operation.
Air travel -- Social aspects -- Developing countries.
Developing countries.
Contents Intro; Title page; Table of Contents; Copyright; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Introduction: "Now Everyone Can Fly"; Abstract; 1.1 LCC: Defining Low-Cost Carriers; 1.2 Planes in the Periphery: The Universe of LCCs; 1.3 Why It Matters: The Implications of LCCs in Developing Markets; Chapter 2: Takeoff Paths: The Ascent of the LCC Phenomenon; Abstract; 2.1 Aircraft Technology and LCCs; 2.2 Changing the Rules: The Deregulation of Airline Markets and the Rise of LCCs; 2.3 LCCs and the Global Middle Class; Chapter 3: Follow the Leaders: Pioneers in the Development of Budget Airlines; Abstract
3.1 Loftleidir: A Distant Rumble3.2 American Pioneers: PSA and Southwest; 3.3 Diffusion of the LCC Business Model; Chapter 4: The Diffusion of LCCs in the Americas; Abstract; 4.1 LCCs Across the Border; 4.2 Scoring "Gols": Brazil's Budget Airlines; 4.3 Beyond the Giants: LCCs in the Rest of Latin America; Chapter 5: Banking West: Budget Airlines in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union; Abstract; 5.1 Generation E and Generation easyJet: LCCs and the Integration of Europe; 5.2 Wizz Bang: LCCs Across a Fallen Curtain; 5.3 Stretching Toward the East: LCCs in Russia?
Chapter 6: Mobile Money, Mobile People, Mobile Economies? LCCs in Sub-Saharan AfricaAbstract; 6.1 Filling in the Gaps? The Geography of LCCs in Sub-Saharan Africa; 6.2 From Yamoussoukro to Lanseria: Opportunities and Constraints for African LCCs; 6.3, Mango, and, FlySafair: Three LCCs in South Africa; 6.4 Slow Ascent: The Troubled Takeoff of Sub-Saharan Africa's LCC Sector; Chapter 7: Shorter Superconnectors: LCCs in the Middle East and North Africa; Abstract; 7.1 One Thousand and One Arabian Flights: New Adventures in an Ancient World
7.2 Empires, Emirates, and Escapes: Geography of LCC Services in the Middle East and North Africa7.3 LCCs and Superconnectors: The Integration of Multiscalar Networks; Chapter 8: Lions and Tigers: LCCs in Southeast Asia; Abstract; 8.1 AirAsia: A Flying Confederation; 8.2 Overstretched Lion? The Diffusion of LCCs in Indonesia; 8.3 Breaking Into Fortress Singapore: LCCs in Southeast Asia's Premier Hub; 8.4 Making ASEAN a Region: The Proliferation of Southeast Asian LCCs; Chapter 9: Giants Flying in Different Directions: Budget Airlines in India and China; Abstract
9.1 Beyond the Maharajahs: The Popularization of Low-Cost Air Travel in India9.2 Shakeup and Shakeout: The Restructuring of the Indian Airline Industry; 9.3 Missing Ingredients: The Limits to the Indian LCC Phenomenon; 9.4 Black and White Cats: The Development of Civil Aviation in China; 9.5 False Spring?; 9.6 Separate Tracks; Chapter 10: Now We Can All Fly? Aeromobility, Sustainability, Vulnerability; Abstract; 10.1 Aeromobility: The Freedom to Fly; 10.2 Should We All Fly? LCCs and the Sustainability of Commercial Aviation; 10.3 Vulnerability: Bringing the LCCs Back to Earth?
Other Title Print version: BOWEN, JOHN. LOW COST CARRIERS IN EMERGING COUNTRIES. [Place of publication not identified], ELSEVIER, 2019 0128113936