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Author : Jan Henrik Nilsson
School/Work Place : Lund University, Sweden
Contact : jan-henrik.nilsson@ism.lu.se
Year : 2012

Considering the apparent importance of low-cost aviation, and its dramatic development, there is remarkably little research done about its consequences on European mobility. A few studies have mapped the development of networks (cf. Dobruszkes, 2006 & 2009), but there are few studies about the actual flows of passengers. Equally surprising, there are few studies discussing the environmental consequences of low-cost aviation, i.e. on climate change. Dobruszkes (2009: 424) summarizes the present state of social science research about low-cost aviation as follows: ‘The development of European low-cost air services has been the subject of a significant amount of scholarly literature. However, if we focus on the geography of these services, the literature is far more limited. It is even more scant if we set aside the case studies that relate only to a given airport or a very small number of routes’ (emphasis added). With this in mind, the purpose of this paper is to analyse the impact of low-cost aviation on regional patterns of travel and mobility, based on a longitudinal study of air traffic in the eastern part of the Baltic Sea Area. Limiting the investigation to a fairly small, but highly diverse, geographical area allows for a reasonably qualified analysis.


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62 Think Tank XII Does Migration Have a Bigger Impact on VFR than Total ... file 3497 Nov 06, 2013

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Year: 2012 

61 Think Tank XII Mobile Learning for Sustainable Tourism Development: T... file 3462 Nov 06, 2013

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Year: 2012 

60 Think Tank XV A vacation from capitalism; what happens when the ‘mas... file 3416 Jul 27, 2015

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59 Think Tank IV A Framework for the Development of Social and Socio-Ec... file 3404 Oct 13, 2013

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58 Think Tank XIV Residents' Support for Tourism from the Standpoint of ... file 3401 Jun 26, 2014

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Author: Tanja Mihalič, Tina Šegota, Ljubica Knežević Cvelbar, Kir Kuščer 

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57 Think Tank XIV Hospitality of Sustainable Tourism Encounters: Experie... file 3293 Jun 26, 2014

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Author: Emily Höckert 

Year: 2014 

56 Think Tank XIV Influence of Assets and Capital Structure on the Perfo... file 3269 Jun 26, 2014

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55 Think Tank IV Sustainable Tourism and Innovation in Mobile Tourism S... file 3244 Oct 13, 2013

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54 Think Tank VIII Tourism Professionals’ Attitudes towards Climate Chang... file 3206 Oct 13, 2013

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53 Think Tank V Effects of SARS Crisis on the Economic Contribution of... file 3204 Oct 13, 2013

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52 Think Tank XII The Way Forward: Event Management Education and the Fu... file 3193 Nov 06, 2013

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Author: Olga Junek, Leonie Lockstone-Binney & Martin Robertson 

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51 Think Tank XI Identifying Critical Issues in Designing Educational T... file 3130 Oct 14, 2013

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Author: Kerstin Freudenthaler & Anja Hergesell 

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50 Think Tank XV The role of interpretation in mindfulness/mindlessness... file 3106 Jul 27, 2015

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Author: Haretsebe Manwa, Dudu Boemah & Emile Coetzee 

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49 Think Tank XII Identifying Issues with Tourist Wayfinding: A Collabor... file 3083 Nov 06, 2013

This paper reports on a study that was conducted in conjunction with Destination NSW, the government tourism authority for the state of New South Wales in Australia. The purpose of the study was to examine tourist wayfinding behaviour in Syd...

Author: Tony Griffin & Deborah Edwards 

Year: 2012 

48 Think Tank IV Environmental Attitudes of Tourism Activity Providers ... file 3030 Oct 13, 2013

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47 Think Tank V Tourism in Small Communities: Risks and Benefits file 3027 Oct 13, 2013

This paper presents the findings from a Sustainable Tourism Co-operative Research Centre study into the risks associated with the social impacts of tourism on a small community in the Australian state of Tasmania. This state is known for its...

Author: Leo Jago, Margaret Deery & Liz Fredline 

Year: 2005 

» Think Tank XII Unsustainable Travel Development: The Case of Aviation... file 2995 Nov 06, 2013

Considering the apparent importance of low-cost aviation, and its dramatic development, there is remarkably little research done about its consequences on European mobility. A few studies have mapped the development of networks (cf. Dobruszk...

Author: Jan Henrik Nilsson 

Year: 2012 

45 Think Tank XVIII Visitor management in protected areas file 2970 Jan 07, 2019

Key words: tourism management, tourism planning, visitor management, protected areas, New Zealand

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44 Think Tank XI An introduction of the Global Sustainable Tourism Coun... file 2966 Oct 14, 2013

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43 Think Tank XIV Stakeholder Collaboration and Contestation in Tourism ... file 2958 Jun 26, 2014

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