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Title: COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on air transport flows of European regions.


Schwarze, Björn : Autor Affiliation ; Spiekermann, Klaus : Autor Affiliation

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Europa XXI 43 (2022)



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The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on air passenger traffic was dramatic with reductions in numbers that have never been seen before since flying became a mass mode for medium and long distance travel in Europe. Air freight transport was less affected. This paper sheds light on these impacts with high temporal and spatial resolutions. The novelty of this analysis compared to other reflections on air transport in COVID-19 times is that it not only looks at total volumes of air transport in Europe, European countries and single airports, but also focuses on the spatial interaction between European regions in terms of air transport flows for passengers and freight.


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