3.3 - Research Agreement FEUP/TAP and FEUP/SPdH

Project Description

The objective of this research agreement is to increase the knowledge in air transport at the Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto.

Several prospective reports have been produced, several people have been invited to make presentations and a master student is currently working at SPdH. The presence in conferences of Air Transport, the invitation of Prof. Kenneth Button as a Visiting Professor, the presentation of papers and the production of Master Thesis on this topic have been possible under the agreement. Some support have been done to Professors of other Universities like Sofia Salgado Pinto and Cristina Barbot.

Research Team
  • Álvaro Costa (Coordinator)
  • Ayça Kolukisa (PhD Student)
  • Carlos Cruz
Financial Support
  • TAP financed this agreement for a period of 2 years and SPdH financed the agreement for a period of 6 months.
Stage of Progress
  • Concluded in 2005


Papers in Proceedings of Scientific Meetings

  • Costa, Á; Cruz, C; Melo, S; Soares, J (2006) "The Concept of Interregional Polycentrism in Air Transport Infrastructures-Empirical results from Iberian Península", in 85th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board 22 - 26 January, Washington DC, United States , pp 13 http://pubsindex.trb.org/view.aspx?id=776745, Compendium of Papers in CD-ROM of the Conference
  • Costa, Á; Button, K; Cruz, C (2005) "The impact of low cost carriers on the price leadership model in a small country", in 9th Air Transport Research Society World Conference 2005 3-7 July, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil , pp CD ROM