By Richard de Neufville, Amedeo Odoni, Peter Belobaba, Tom Reynolds
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This is about triple the use in Europe and 10 times the use per person in the rest of the world. Much of this has been due to the fact that fares in the United States have tended to be considerably less expensive, on average, than those in Europe. The air transport industry in the United States has thus faced the challenges of high volumes of traffic well ahead of the rest of the world. It has correspondingly led in the development of major innovations that have and are transforming commercial aviation and airport planning and design worldwide.
The air transport industry in the United States has thus faced the challenges of high volumes of traffic well ahead of the rest of the world. It has correspondingly led in the development of major innovations that have and are transforming commercial aviation and airport planning and design worldwide. Table 1-4 indicates some of them. These innovations, together with the trends discussed in the following sections, are radically changing the concept of airport systems planning and design. Table 1-4.
Even so, the likely scenario is that aviation and airport activity will register substantial overall increases. Even lower rates of growth will, when applied to the existing large market, lead to substantial growth. Major developments with unpredictable consequences reduce the possibility of forecasting the long-term future. What, for example, will be the net effect of affordable video conferencing? Will it substitute for business travel by permitting virtual face-to-face contacts? Will it facilitate globalization and thereby increase overall passenger-miles traveled?
Airport systems: planning, design, and management by Richard de Neufville, Amedeo Odoni, Peter Belobaba, Tom Reynolds