Privatization of Airports as a Way for Air Infrastructure Development

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Title: Privatization of Airports as a Way for Air Infrastructure Development
Issue: Vol. 3, No 1, 2010
Published date: 20-05-2010 (print) / 20-05-2010 (online)
Journal: Journal of International Studies
ISSN: 2071-8330, eISSN: 2306-3483
Authors: Wojciech Augustyniak
Keywords: Polish airports, airport privatization, deregulation.
DOI: 10.14254/2071-8330.2010/3-1/4
DOAJ: https://doaj.org/article/f09ffb1cb2ce4000813aa7bd7e223c8c
Language: English
Pages: 36-44 (9)
Website: https://www.jois.eu/?88,en_privatization-of-airports-as-a-way-for-air-infrastructure-development
File https://www.jois.eu/files/AugustyniakV3N1.pdf
Abstract

The aim of this article is to analyze the trends in ownership structure and business model of European airports. The analysis covers the 10 biggest airports in Poland in a historical depiction as a consequence of deregulation and liberalization of aviation sector. Additionally the article presents an operational depiction as one of the restructuring forms which aims at transferring the financial costs and risk connected with the extension of airport infrastructure to private sector.