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Title: The role of inter-island air transport in the Canary Islands
Authors: Hernández Luis, José Ángel 
UNESCO Clasification: 54 Geografía
Keywords: Air transport
Accessibility
Trans-Insular Transport Axis
Trans-European Transport Networks
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: 0966-6923
Journal: Journal of Transport Geography 
Abstract: The Canary Islands depend almost completely on air transport for the inter-island distances usually exceeding 80–100 miles. 1 Apart from the transport of heavy cargo and that of low unit value by sea transport, the rest of the traffic tends to choose this means. What is more, tourism is developing in the main island and is highly dependent on air transport. The purpose of this paper is to analyse the quality of regular inter-island air transport in the Canary Islands, and how this is incorporated into the Trans-Insular Transport Axis as a social and economic integrating factor. 2004 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/47984
ISSN: 0966-6923
DOI: 10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2004.04.005
Source: Journal of Transport Geography[ISSN 0966-6923],v. 12, p. 235-244
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