By John T. Bowen
Like the railroad and the car, the airliner has replaced the very geography of the societies it serves. essentially, air transportation has helped redefine the dimensions of human geography via dramatically decreasing the price of distance, either when it comes to money and time. the result's what the writer phrases the ‘airborne world’, which means all these areas based upon and remodeled by way of quite reasonably cheap air transportation.
The monetary Geography of Air Transportation solutions 3 key questions: how did air transportation boost within the century after the Wright Brothers, what does it suggest to stay in an airborne global, and what's the way forward for aviation during this century? Examples are drawn from through the global. specifically, plentiful attention is given to the placement in constructing nations, the place air transportation is transforming into quickly and the place, to a substantial measure, the way forward for the airborne global should be decided.
The e-book weaves jointly the technological improvement of aviation, the contest between plane brands and their stables of airliners, the deregulation and privatization of the airline undefined, the articulation of air passenger and air shipment providers in lifestyle, and the demanding situations and controversies surrounding airports. will probably be of specific curiosity to scholars and researchers in air shipping historical past, the geography of the airline undefined, air shipping technological improvement, pageant within the advertisement plane undefined, airport improvement, geography and economics. it is going to even be helpful to pros operating within the airline, airport, and plane production industries.
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The Economic Geography of Air Transportation: Space, Time, and the Freedom of the Sky (Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy) by John T. Bowen