Comparative analysis of state subsidies for regional air transportation in the United States and EU countries

The article presents a study of the world practice of state subsidization of air passenger transportation. The historical aspect and trends of the commercial aviation markets are considered, the characteristic features of the market relations of the two largest markets: the USA and the EU are determined. The most objective problems of the application of this mechanism of state support are identified.

Keywords: air transportation subsidies, EAS subsidy program, regulation of subsidies in the EU countries


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