MILICA SIMOVIC, MSc. Arch., PhD. student, University of Nis, Faculty of Civil
Engineering and Architecture in Nis, Serbia
Abstract: Budget terminal is a type of airport terminal designed to respond the specific needs of low-cost airlines companies. Standard terminals had to minimize daily operating costs. They kept the basic contents of regular airport terminals but had to reduce every other factor included in final ticket prize and change in a manner of terminal design. Within expansion of the budget airports, we analysed the case of Nis Constantine the Great Airport and tried to find the best solution for solving the current issues. This article suggests how airport owners and investors could apply an economic design to develop a strategy that would manage all requirements to maximize expected value.
Key words: low cost carriers; airport terminals, terminal design, Constantine the Great Airport, redesign.
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