Our services encompass economic analysis and policy development on air transport issues, as well as moderation and conciliation of air services negotiations.

We offer high level expertise encompassing the following areas:

International Air Services Agreements

  • Analysis and support for negotiations (bilateral, regional and multilateral)
  • Air services and the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)

Economic Regulation of Air Carriers

  • Liberalization, processes and structure, including air carrier ownership and control
  • Consumer protection
  • Application of competition law
  • Licensing, capacity, tariffs, product distribution, "doing business"
  • Taxes and charges
  • State aids

Economic Regulation of Airports and Air Navigation Service Providers

  • Privatization/commercialization
  • Charging policy (including expert advice on ICAO Doc 9082, Policies on Charges for Airports and Air Navigation Services)
  • Performance parameters

Aviation Environmental Protection

  • Climate change issues and policy implementation framework
  • Economic instruments and market-based measures (emissions trading, taxes, carbon offset, etc)
  • Carbon markets
  • Regulation of aircraft noise and engine emissions

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