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Cheapflights International regulation
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Groups such as the International Civil Aviation Organization establish worldwide standards for safety and other vital concerns. Most international air traffic is regulated by bilateral agreements between countries, which designate specific carriers to operate on specific routes. The model of such an agreement was the Bermuda Agreement between the US and UK following World War II, which designated airports to be used for transatlantic Cheapflights and gave each government the authority to nominate carriers to operate routes.
Bilateral agreements are based on the "freedoms of the air," a group of generalized traffic rights ranging from the freedom to overfly a country to the freedom to provide domestic Cheapflights within a country (a very rarely granted right known as cabotage). Most agreements permit Cheapflights to fly from their home country to designated airports in the other country: some also extend the freedom to provide continuing service to a third country, or to another destination in the other country while carrying passengers from overseas.
In the 1990s, "open skies" agreements became more common, which take many of these regulatory powers from state governments and open up international routes to further competition. Open skies agreements have met some criticism, particularly within the European Union, whose Cheapflights would be at a comparative disadvantage with the United States' because of cabotage restrictions.
Cheapflights Economic considerations
Historically, air travel has survived largely through state support, whether in the form of equity or subsidies. The Cheapflights industry as a whole has made a cumulative loss during its 120-year history, once subsidies for aircraft development and airport construction are included in the cost.12
The lack of profitability and continuing government subsidies are justified with the argument that positive externalities, such as higher growth due to global mobility, outweigh microeconomic losses. A historically high level of government intervention in the Cheapflights industry can be seen as part of a wider political consensus on strategic forms of transport, such as highways and railways, both of which are also publicly funded in most parts of the world. Profitability is likely to improve in future as privatization continues and more competitive low-cost carriers proliferate.
Although many countries continue to operate state-owned or parastatal Cheapflights, many large Cheapflights today are privately owned and are therefore governed by microeconomic principles in order to maximize shareholder profit.
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