Airline Cost Structure and Policy Implications. A Multi-Product Approach for Canadian Airlines

Airline Cost Structure and Policy Implications. A Multi-Product Approach for Canadian Airlines

Airlines in Canada are generally smaller than in the US, despite recent growth, and supply more charter and freight services; but deregulation is on similar lines. Air Canada has the most excess capacity. The authors recommend that it be placed on an equal footing financially with the others, either by privatisation or by taxation.

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