The international airline industry has experienced huge change in the past few decades. Much better aircraft, massive growth in passenger numbers and new business models such as low-cost carriers have proved to be superior to the former way of doing things, at least on short-haul routes.  But in spite of everything that has transpired to transform the industry, one constant remains unchanged: the ownership and control regulation intrinsically linked to the system of bilateral air ...


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