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The environmental impact of air transportation to the world


Chan, Jin Yong and Lee, Yennie and Abu Bakar, Nur Hidayah and Sabar, Rohafiz (2012) The environmental impact of air transportation to the world. In: Simposium Pengurusan Teknologi, Operasi & Logistik (SIPTIK III), 11-12 Disember 2012, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

The paper used qualitative method to investigate the environmental impact of air transportation to the world. Authors find that economic prosperity brings with it greater demand for travel.As people get wealthier, they can afford to travel further and more often.They can also afford to pay for goods and services brought from further afield.The Air transportation has been amplified by technological advances, cost efficiencies and strengthened competition within the industry, which have brought air travel within the reach of many more people.In an era of increasing globalization, foreign travel whether for pleasure or on business, is now a common experience.The increasing affordability of air travel has opened up new destinations and possibilities; it has expanded people’s horizons, opportunities and expectations. As a result, there is rapid growth in air transportation field and it has seen a five-fold increase in air travel over the last 30 years.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISSN: 9789832078789 ANJURAN: Pusat Pengajian Pengurusan, Teknologi dan Logistik (STML)Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Environmental impact, technological, efficiency, competition, globalization
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Dr. Rohafiz Sabar
Date Deposited: 02 Jul 2013 02:10
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2016 01:14
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/8443

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