Cover Image

Not for Sale



View/Hide Left Panel
Click for next page ( 30


The National Academies | 500 Fifth St. N.W. | Washington, D.C. 20001
Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Terms of Use and Privacy Statement



Below are the first 10 and last 10 pages of uncorrected machine-read text (when available) of this chapter, followed by the top 30 algorithmically extracted key phrases from the chapter as a whole.
Intended to provide our own search engines and external engines with highly rich, chapter-representative searchable text on the opening pages of each chapter. Because it is UNCORRECTED material, please consider the following text as a useful but insufficient proxy for the authoritative book pages.

Do not use for reproduction, copying, pasting, or reading; exclusively for search engines.

OCR for page 29
30 Passenger Air Service Development Techniques Assess Existing Service; Identify Deficiencies Identify Major Stakeholders Identify Available Resources Establish and Validate Goals Select ASD Strategy and Techniques Present a Compelling Case to Airlines Evaluate Figure 2.3. Overview of the ASD process. Summary "Air service development" refers to the organized activities that an airport and/or its affiliated communities undertake with the ultimate goal of retaining existing air service or improving air access and capacity in order to develop the economy of a community or region. ASD is important for communities because of the relationship between air service and local economic vitality. Communities compete for air service; those that do not actively compete are at a disadvantage. Understanding how carriers make decisions on which communities they will serve is funda- mental to developing an ASD program. Communities should draw on all available local resources for data and support, especially major employers and local economic development authorities.