By Richard de Neufville, Amedeo Odoni, Peter Belobaba, Tom Reynolds

THE so much functional, complete advisor TO THE making plans, layout, AND administration OF AIRPORTS--UPDATED through top PROFESSIONALS

"With the speeded up expense of swap happening in the course of the aviation undefined, this variation is a well timed and intensely powerful source for making sure either airport execs and people attracted to airports gather a complete figuring out of the adjustments occurring, and the way they effect airports and the groups they serve. A needs to read." -- James M. Crites, government vp of Operations, Dallas/Fort worthy overseas Airport

"Airport structures has been a needs to learn for my administration crew and my graduate scholars due to its notable comprehensiveness and readability. Now extra superior via an elevated therapy of either environmental and air service concerns, it grants to continue its position because the ultimate textual content within the airport making plans, engineering and administration field." -- Dr. Lloyd McCoomb, retired CEO Toronto-Pearson Airport, Chair of Canadian Air shipping safeguard Authority

"The bankruptcy on Dynamic Strategic making plans will be required interpreting for each airport CEO and CFO. As de Neufville and Odoni emphasise, the aviation global is consistently altering and airport grasp making plans needs to evolve to be extra strategic and adaptable to ever altering conditions." -- Dr. Michael Tretheway, leader Economist, InterVISTAS Consulting Group

Over the prior decade, the airport has advanced significantly. Airport know-how has replaced. New examine has taken position. the most important airways have consolidated, altering call for for airport companies. to be able to replicate those and different significant shifts within the airport undefined, the various world's major execs have up-to-date the foremost textual content on airport layout – making it, now greater than ever, the field's such a lot finished source of its kind.


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S. government, through its Federal Aviation Administration, pays a share of the cost for runways, air traffic control, and safety measures. The government contributions are most significant at smaller airports but less important at established major airports. 2 At most airports in the United States, a majority of the management functions—such as finance, design, construction, and much of management—are provided by private companies, although public agencies own the land. See Chap. 3. CHAPTER 2 The Evolving Airline Industry: Impacts on Airports For decades, government regulation of airline fares and services in many cases constrained the growth of passenger traffic.

Many of the pilot contracts that allowed airlines to fly smaller regional jets with nonunion pilots also came due for renegotiation, further reducing their economic appeal to airlines. S. domestic regional jet operations slowed dramatically and that the growth that occurred was limited to 70- and 90-seat regional jets with lower unit costs per seat. With even more dramatic increases in fuel prices starting in 2008, some airlines replaced 50-seat regional jets with newer 70-seat turboprop aircraft that consume less fuel per seat-kilometer.

5). Their emphasis on quick turnaround times reduces the need for gates and terminal space. Moreover, low-cost airlines have led the way for the development of low-cost terminals internationally, as at Paris/de Gaulle and Singapore. FedEx similarly is the prototype of integrated cargo airlines that provide door-to-door service between suppliers and customers. It integrates its fleet of aircraft with huge fleets of ground vehicles using highly automated, standardized facilities and advanced IT technology throughout.

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