Transport sectors are undergoing major reforms around the world in response to rising demand and the challenges of financing the need for better infrastructure. Frontier advises operators, investors, governments and regulators to help achieve more effective outcomes.
Air transport has seen huge growth over the last twenty years. Routes have been liberalised and low cost point-to-point carriers have revolutionised the market. In response to this, airports have become more commercial and many are now privately owned or operated. This raises important questions about the need for airport price regulation and the form any such regulation should take.
Rail is also seeing significant growth with focus on the development of high speed rail and focus on separation of track and operators to create on-rail markets. This leads to greater focus on the value of incentive based contracts and/or regulation for track and train operators.
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