This book is intended as an introduction to the topic of airline economics. It was written in 1990 and published in 1992. While the book is now dated, many of the essential concepts have withstood the test of time. The Centre for Transportation Studies at the University of British Columbia have agreed to make this book available, at no charge, on the internet. The Centre asks that any use of the material in this book be done with reference to the original source and the copyright held by the University of British Columbia Centre for Transportation Studies. Permission to copy, reproduce or excerpt from this material, without attribution to the original source, is denied.
The primary author, Dr. Michael Tretheway, is an Adjunct Professor at the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia and is President of InterVISTAS Consulting Inc. (Canada), and Chief Economist of the InterVISTAS Consulting Group. Dr. Oum continues at the Sauder School at UBC.