publication . Article . 2010

The Economic and Social Benefits of Air Transport

GHEORGHE Camelia; SEBEA Mihai;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2010 Journal: Ovidius University Annals, Economic Sciences Series, volume X, issue 1 May, pages 60-66
Air transport is an innovative industry that drives economic and social progress. It connects people, countries and cultures; provides access to global markets and generates trade and tourism. It also forges links between developed and developing nations. Like most human activities, air transport has an impact on the environment, mainly through noise and emissions that affect local air quality and the climate. The industry fully recognises its responsibility in this regard and is determined to accelerate action aimed at mitigating its environmental impact - while preserving and enhancing its economic and social benefits. This paper provides new and updated data ...
free text keywords: transport, environment impact, aviation, jel:L9
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