A conceptual business model framework applied to air transport

Bruno Alencar Pereira, Mauro Caetano

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The adoption of business models in different sectors has been disseminated exponentially as a result of organizational strategies, allowing the identification and definition of paths to be followed, and enhancing capture and value creation for consumers and the enterprise. In the case of the air transport sector, specifically the airlines, the proposition of new business models can contribute to creating competitive advantage. This study develops a conceptual business model framework applied to air transport, which prioritizes key components identified in the literature for designing business models for airlines. With the exploration of different aspects of business models and the identification of the main models used by airlines, the results demonstrate the need for the adoption of new models in this sector.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)70-76
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Air Transport Management
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2015
Externally publishedYes


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