The influence of fleet mix, ownership and LCCs on airports’ technical/environmental efficiency
Alessandro Manello () and
Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 2013, vol. 50, issue C, 37-52
This paper analyses the efficiency of 33 Italian airports for the period 2005–2008. In addition to conventional outputs, differently from previous contributions, two environmental externalities are considered: noise and local air pollution. We perform a two-stage analysis. First, we implement a directional distance function (DDF) model and get airports’ efficiency scores. Then, we study the factors affecting efficiency using a bootstrapping procedure. We find that the fleet mix significantly affects technical/environmental efficiency. Moreover, we provide evidence that public airports have higher efficiency scores. Last, LCCs have no effect on technical/environmental efficiency.
Keywords: Directional distance function; Airport technical/environmental efficiency; Second-stage analysis (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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