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  • Professor Rico Merkert on ABC Coffs Coast 16 Feb 2017

    Rico Merkert - ABC Coffs Coast

    Professor Rico Merkert was interviewed on ABC Coffs Coast about the importance of Graftion regional airport for the region. … Read more

  • Dr Matthew Beck on ABC News Sydney 14 Feb 2017

    Matthew Beck - ABC News Sydney

    ABC News Sydney interviewed Dr Matthew Beck about the Federal Auditor General’s report on the funding of the WestConnex Motorway. … Read more

  • It shouldn't be this hard to get children to school 13 Feb 2017

    Stephen Greaves - The Sydney Morning Herald, Age and Canberra Times

    The Sydney Morning Herald, Age and Canberra Times published an article authored by Professor Stephen Greaves about Sydney's traffic congestion during peak times such as the beginning of the school … Read more

  • I can't wait to get my Ls! A Perspective on High School Travel 09 Feb 2017

    Stephen Greaves - ITLS Thinking Outside the Box

    Last week marked the end of the school holidays in Sydney and a resumption for many of frustrating levels of congestion as the 'school-run' resumed. Well over half of school … Read more

  • Tigerair Australia gives up on Bali flights 03 Feb 2017

    Rico Merkert - The Rakyat Post (Malaysia), Indian Express, India, Gulf Times, UAE, CNBC, Malang Today, Indonesia, The New Paper, Singapore and NASDAQ, USA

    The Rakyat Post (Malaysia), Indian Express, India, Gulf Times, UAE, CNBC, Malang Today, Indonesia, The New Paper, Singapore and NASDAQ, USA quoted Professor Rico Merkert about airline Tigerair Australia ceasing … Read more

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    Professor Rico Merkert is Chair in Transport and Supply Chain Management and Director of the Higher Degree by Research Program (Progressions) at the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies. Rico is a Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and an appointed member of the U.S. Transportation Research Board (TRB) standing Committees on a) Aviation Economics and b) Light Commercial and General Aviation. He has worked in the automotive industry, and has extensive experience in both the aviation and the rail sector. He currently works on projects related to air transport viability and is an expert in benchmarking, transport economics, policy and management (including strategy, M&A and finance). Rico has advised a wide range of clients and is Co-Editor in Chief of the Journal of Air Transport Management.


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