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How to assess the percentage of transfer passengers at airports?

Maertens, Sven and Grimme, Wolfgang (2015) How to assess the percentage of transfer passengers at airports? [Other]

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Abstract

Data on the percentage of transfer passengers at airports are hardly available from official sources. However, such information can be useful for various analyses, such as assessments of airport cost drivers, lobbying and policymaking, or just airport categorization. We show how so-called segment split data provided by the Sabre-ADI (Airport Data Intelligence) database, which are compiled from MIDT booking data and estimates for non-CRS bookings, can be used to estimate transfer rates at the airport level. Hereby, segment-split means that the total of departing passengers at the airport level can be split by local, beyond, behind and bridge passengers. While the former two groups of passengers do not change planes at all, or at other airports only, the latter two are counted as transfer passengers at the airport in question. We briefly discuss the reliability of the Sabre-ADI dataset and then conclude with a short use case showing the development of the transfer rate over time at selected airports.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/96939/
Document Type:Other
Title:How to assess the percentage of transfer passengers at airports?
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Maertens, Svensven.maertens (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Grimme, Wolfgangwolfgang.grimme (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Date:25 June 2015
Journal or Publication Title:Discussion Paper Institut für Flughafenwesen und Luftverkehr
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:air transport, connecting passengers, transfer rate, airport, share of transfer passengers, MIDT, Sabre
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Transport
HGF - Program Themes:Transport System
DLR - Research area:Transport
DLR - Program:V VS - Verkehrssystem
DLR - Research theme (Project):V - Verkehrsentwicklung und Umwelt II (old)
Location: Köln-Porz
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Air Transport and Airport Research > Air Transport Research
Deposited By: Maertens, Dr. Sven
Deposited On:29 Jun 2015 09:57
Last Modified:31 Jul 2019 19:53

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