Kingston, Jamaica
University of the West Indies Press :
Don't burn our bridges :the case for owning airlines
9789766402327
9766402329
296 pages
Economics
Airlines - Caribbean Area.
Contents8
Foreword10
Preface12
Acknowledgements18
Abbreviations22
1. The Case for Caribbean Carriers24
2. A Brief History of Air Jamaica, Bahamasair, BWIA/CAL, CaymanAirways and LIAT29
3. A Comparison of the Operational and Financial Performance of Caribbean and Major International Carriers39
4. Options for Cooperation Between Regional Carriers65
5. The LIAT Case Study83
6. Why the LIAT–Caribbean Star Merger Was Necessary108
7. Negotiating a Merger with Sir Allen Stanford118
8. When an Airline Monopoly Is Justifiable136
9. Deregulation, Yield Management, Fare Setting and Hedging Oil Prices153
10. 2008172
11. The Caribbean Reacts to the 2008 Crisis191
12. Caribbean Tourism Performance, 2008200
13. Air Transportation in the CSME209
Appendix 1. LIAT Shareholders, Board and Management, 2009242
Appendix 2. LIAT Average Fares, 1998–2007245
Appendix 3. Fares and Taxes248
Appendix 4. Hedging Options268
Appendix 5. Single Caribbean Airspace276
Appendix 6. Caribbean Tourism Organization280
Appendix 7. Caribbean Tourism Organization289
Appendix 8. Register of Holders of Ordinary Shares in LIAT (1974) Ltd, from 1999 to 2008295
Appendix 9. LIAT Costs Distribution306
References308
Index310