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On how the connection of passengers at airports in São Paulo affects the fares available to São Paulo passengers

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Author(s): Iara Paiva

Journal: Journal of Transport Literature
ISSN 2238-1031

Volume: 6;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 57;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: ticket price | connecting passangers | São Paulo airports

ABSTRACT
When boarding an aircraft at the airports of Sao Paulo (Congonhas and Guarulhos), often part of the aircraft is already occupied by other passengers who are making local connection or scale. The objective of this study is to assess how this affects the price for citizens from Sao Paulo. A data analysis based on econometric models was performed to verify the effects of price at airports. The restriction of the Congonhas airport for connections after the accident of the airplane of TAM airline in July 2007 was considered.
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