Studies the allocation of slots at Community airports. As air traffic increases, slots are scarce. Well-established airlines have determined in the past, rights to these slots, which limits the opportunities for new entrants to the market. In addition, sometimes the airlines do not efficiently use their slots. It is often argued that this classification system be revised to the cost has to be ensured. Several countries are considering this issue, which is often met with strong opposition from … Read more »

Studies the allocation of slots at Community airports. As air traffic increases, slots are scarce. Well-established airlines have determined in the past, rights to these slots, which limits the opportunities for new entrants to the market. In addition, sometimes the airlines do not efficiently use their slots. It is often argued that this classification system be revised to the cost has to be ensured. Several countries are considering this issue, which is often met with strong opposition from established airlines. Congestion is increasing in Hong Kong airport and the question of whether Hong Kong should liberalize the allocation system is controversial.
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Ka-Fu Wong,
Carola Ramon-Berjano
Source: University of Hong Kong
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Release Date: 31, January 2005. Prod #: HKU381-PDF-ENG
Open Skies: allocation of landing rights in Hong Kong Airport HBR case solution