Slot allocation at congested airports and its impacts on airline market power

A alocação de slots em aeroportos congestionados e suas consequências no poder de mercado das companhias aéreas

This study aims to analyze the impact of the dominance of essential facilities on market power, and thus on the generation of competitive advantage for the firms holding them. By using a conduct parameter framework, the author models the behavior of oligopolistic firms under conditions of product differentiation - on the demand side - and a range of patterns of strategic interaction - on the supply side. Through structural estimation, the emergence of market power due to the dominance or concentration of departure and landing slots at two major airports of Brazil was empirically investigated.


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  • Accession Number: 01494621
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 27 2013 2:40PM