Ready for takeoff

This report from the UK think tank Adam Smith Institute looks at building competition in the aviation industry.

A new paper by Matthew Lesh, the ASI’s Head of Research, makes the case for building competition in the aviation sector by calling for competition in building, running and ownership of terminals and not just airports; a new allocation system for landing and takeoff slots auctioned (raising passenger numbers by 16m a year and bringing in billions of revenue), and for the air (yes, you read that right) to be privatised to allow air channels for taxis and drones to fly between our airports and major cities to cut congestion and pollution.

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