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July 3, 2015 - July 4, 2015
1st COST workshop on the relationship between air transport and regional development The COST workshop investigates the relationship between air transport and regional development. The benefits are derived from it are both scientific and societal in nature. They include a better understanding of that relationship focusing on Europe; policy recommendations on how air transport infrastructure and service improvements should be made in order to support economic competitiveness and social cohesion; and the constitution of a network of researchers dedicated to air transport and its economic, social and environmental implications aligned with Europe 2020 strategy. During the workshop on Wednesday the 3th of June and Thursday the 4th of June the subjects airport impacts and efficiency, regional development and impacts, airline networks and air transport delays & labor markets were discussed by fifty-eight participants from various universities throughout Europe.
NIT researcher and team leader Maria E. Baltazar attended this workshop.