Following the strengthening of border controls, air passengers find themselves trapped in endless queues. But these long minutes (and sometimes hours) of waiting have a cost not only for the air transport industry but also for the whole country. What are the costs of queuing at airports?
This article (in French - "Combien coûtent les files d'attente dans les aéroports ?") offers some insights on this question based on a research article written by Fynnwin Prager, Adam Rose, Dan Wei, Bryan Roberts and Charles Baschnagel entitled « Economy-wide impacts of reduce wait times at U.S. international airports » that has been published in 2015 in Research in Transportation Business and Management.
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