Journal Article

Airport alliances and mergers e Structural change in the airport industry?


  • Forsyth
  • P.
  • Niemeier
  • H.-M.
  • Wolf
  • H.

Recent years have seen a global trend towards the emergence of multi-airport companies operating at a global scale. This paper employs industrial and transaction costs economics to identify the main drivers that shape the patterns of international cross-ownership structures that have emerged in the airport industry. In addition, implications for competition and competition policy are drawn.