Substitution Opportunities of High Speed Train for Air Transport

By: Peter Jorritsma

air-rail-substitutionThis paper describes the opportunities for substitution between air travel from Amsterdam Airport and the high-speed train to main destinations in Europe. First, the relevant factors influencing the substitution from airplane to high-speed train are discussed. Second, the present situation and future trends in supply and demand in the railway and air markets are described. Finally, an estimate of the potential substitution in 2020, based on available sources, is presented on the routes Amsterdam-Brussels, Amsterdam-Paris and Amsterdam-London.

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European Air Traffic Management: Principles, Practice and Research

Book Review by Rodney Fewings

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The book is designed to offer the reader a single source of reference on the key subject areas of air traffic management (ATM) in Europe. The book brings together material from a number of contributors representing both industry and academia, and examines the key issues in current and future European Air Traffic Management.

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Limited Possibilities to Reduce CO2 Emissions from Aviation due to the Growth in Aviation Demand

1-aviation co2Aviation today is deeply embedded in society. Already for a long period of time, demand for aviation has been increasing. This is good news for travellers, who can fly for a relative small amount of money to many destinations all around the world. The growth of the aviation industry is also good news for airport operators, airlines and aircraft manufacturers, as they see their yearly turnover increasing.

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