Developing air cargo operations at regional airports

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dc.contributor.author Budd, Tom
dc.contributor.author Ison, Stephen
dc.contributor.author Budd, Lucy
dc.date.accessioned 2016-06-09T10:11:43Z
dc.date.available 2016-06-09T10:11:43Z
dc.date.issued 2015-04-01
dc.identifier.citation Budd, T., Ison, S., Budd, T. (2015) Developing air cargo operations at regional airports, Vol. 168, Iss. 2, pp. 124-131 en_UK
dc.identifier.issn 0965-092X
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2016.06.008
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.lib.cranfield.ac.uk/handle/1826/9952
dc.description.abstract East Midlands airport (EMA) is a regional airport in northwest Leicestershire in central England. It is located roughly equidistant between the three Midlands' cities of Derby, Leicester and Nottingham and currently supports a range of full-service scheduled, charter and low-cost passenger operations to short- and medium-haul destinations in Europe as well as a significant number of long-haul intra and intercontinental freight services. In 2012, EMA was the thirteenth busiest passenger airport in the UK, handling just over four million customers a year, and the country's largest pure freight facility, processing almost 300 000 t of cargo and mail. By examining the historical development and commercial evolution of EMA from its opening as a commercial airport in 1965 to the present day, the paper details how a combination of far-sighted planning decisions and strategic management interventions have enabled EMA to diversify its operations and develop a unique operating niche that serves passenger flights during the day and cargo operations at night. The paper concludes by identifying elements of best practice and examining the extent to which the development of successful cargo operations at EMA could serve as a model for other regional airports worldwide that are seeking to develop complementary passenger and freight services. en_UK
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dc.publisher Thomas Telford (ICE Publishing) en_UK
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dc.rights ©ICE Publishing, This paper was published in Proceedings of the ICE - Transport and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of ICE Publishing. The paper can be found at the following URL on the ICE virtual library: http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/full/10.1680/tran.13.00075. Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited. en_UK
dc.subject Airports en_UK
dc.subject Logistics en_UK
dc.subject Management en_UK
dc.title Developing air cargo operations at regional airports en_UK
dc.type Article en_UK


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