• ISSN: 2155-7950
  • Journal of Business and Economics

Characteristics Study for Airline Network Structure and Airline Network Economy

Shunzhi Xu 

(Nanjing University of Finance & Economics, Nanjing 210023, China)

Abstract: The airline network analysis means to make analysis of all possibly connected airlines one by one and even the whole network, including two parts: airline structure analysis and airline network economy analysis. In detail, the airline network structure analysis is made to further improve the airline network by learning about the network structural characteristics; and the airline network economy characteristics analysis is for various costs and revenues of different aircraft types generated by the specific transport tasks. Therefore, the airline network analysis has certain effects on the survival and development of Airlines, the achievement of Airline business target, the overall competitiveness of World Airline Alliance, and the operation cost in the long run.

Key words: airline; airline structure; airline network; analysis

JEL codes: R410

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