Zheng Lei University of Surrey

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Zheng Lei University of Surrey

Zheng Lei University of Surrey

 

Dr Zheng Lei

Research Interests

Air Transport Management
Air Transport Regulation and Policy Analysis
Air Transport Market Analysis and Forecasting
Air Transport, Tourism and Regional Competitiveness

Affiliations

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Member of the Air Transport Research Society

Contact Me

E-mail:
Phone: 01483 68 6379

Find me on campus
Room: 12 AP 02

My office hoursPlease email me for an appointment

Publications

Journal articles

  • Chen R, Lei Z . (2017) ‘Airport dominance and airline pricing power: An investigation of hub premiums in the Chinese domestic market’. Elsevier Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 103, pp. pp. 509-524.
    [ Status: Accepted ]

    Abstract

  • Fu X, Oum TH, Chen R, Lei Z. (2015) ‘Dominant carrier performance and international liberalization – The case of Northeast Asia’. Transport Policy, 43, pp. 61-75.
  • Fu X, Lei Z, Wang K, Yan J. (2015) ‘Low cost carrier competition and route entry in an emerging but regulated aviation market – The case of China’. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 79, pp. 3-16.
  • . (2015) ‘Low cost carrier competition and route entry in an emerging but regulated aviation market – The case of China’. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice,

    [ Status: Accepted ]

  • Fu X, Oum TH, Chen R, Lei Z. (2015) ‘Dominant carrier performance and international liberalization – The case of Northeast Asia’. Transport Policy,

    [ Status: Accepted ]

  • Dursun ME, O’Connell JF, Lei Z, Warnock-Smith D. (2014) ‘The transformation of a legacy carrier – A case study of Turkish Airlines’. Journal of Air Transport Management, 40, pp. 106-118.

Book chapters

  • Lei Z, Papatheodorou A, Szivas E. (2012) ‘The effect of low-cost carriers on regional airports’ revenue: Evidence from the UK’. in (ed.) Airport Competition: The European Experience , pp. 311-318.
  • Lei Z, Papatheodorou A, Szivas E. (2010) ‘The Effect of Low-Cost Carriers on Regional Airports’ Revenue: Evidence from the UK’. in Forsyth P, Gillen D, Müller J, Niemeier H-M (eds.) Airport Competition Ashgate Pub Co Article number 18

Peer Reviewed Academic Journals

• Fu, X., Oum, T., Chen, R. and Lei, Z. (2015 forthcoming), Dominant carrier performance and international liberalization – the case of Northeast Asia, Transport Policy.

• Fu, X., Lei, Z., Wang, K. and Yan, J. (2015, in press) Low cost carrier competition and route entry in emerging but regulated aviation market – the case of China, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice.
• Homsombat, W., Lei, Z. and Fu, X. (2014) Competitive effects of the airlines-within-airlines strategy – pricing and route entry patterns, Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 63: 1-16.

• Dursun, M. E., O’Connell, J. F., Lei, Z. and Warnock-Smith, D. (2014) The Transformation of a legacy carrier: a case study of Turkish Airlines, Journal of Air Transport Management, 40: 106-118.

• Voltes Dorta, A. and Lei, Z. (2013) Impact of airline differentiation on marginal cost pricing at UK airports, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 55: 72-88.

• O’Connell, J.F., Pukezhenthi, P., Warnock-Smith, D. Lei, Z. and Miyoshi, C. (2013) An investigation into the core underlying problems of India’s air transport policy, Transport Policy , 29:160-169.

• Fu, X., Zhang, A. and Lei, Z. (2012) Will China’s airline industry survive the entry of high speed rail? Research in Transportation Economics, 35(1): 13-25.

• Lau, Y., Lei, Z., Fu, X. and Ng, A. (2012) The implications of the re-establishment of direct links across the Taiwan Strait on the aviation industries in Greater China.  Research in Transportation Economics, 35(1): 3-12.

• Homsombat, W., Lei, Z. and Fu, X. (2011) Development status and prospects for aviation hubs – a comparative study of the major airports in Southeast Asia, Singapore Economic Review, 56(4): 573-591.

• Lei, Z. and O’Connell, J. F. (2011) The evolving landscape of Chinese aviation policies and impact of a deregulating environment on Chinese carriers, Journal of Transport Geography, 19: 829-839.

• Lei, Z. and Papatheodorou, A. (2010) Measuring the effect of low-cost carriers on regional airports’ commercial revenue, Research in Transportation Economics, 26(1): 37-43.

• Papatheodorou, A. and Lei, Z. (2006) Leisure travel in Europe and airline business models: a study of regional airports in Britain. Journal of Air Transport Management, 12, 47-52.

• Buck, S. and Lei Z. (2004) Charter airlines: have they a future? Tourism and Hospitality Research, 5(1): 72-78.

Book Chapters

• Lei, Z. and Pagliari, R. (2013) Airport traffic growth and airport financial performance.  In: Forsyth, P. Gillen, D. Huschelrath, K., Niemeier, H. and Hartmut, W. (eds.) Liberalisation in Aviation: Competition, Cooperation and Public Policy, Aldershot: Ashgate.

• Papatheodorou, A., Lei, Z. and Apostolakis, A. (2012) Hedonic price analysis in tourism research.  In: Dwyer, L.,Gill, A. and Seetaram, N.  (eds.) Research Methods in Tourism: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches, Brookfield, US: Edward Elgar

• Lei, Z., Papatheodorou, A. and Szivas, E. (2010) The impact of low-cost carriers on regional airports revenue: evidence from the UK. In: Forsyth, P., Gillen, D., Muller, J., Niemeier, H. and Starkie, D. (eds.) Airport Competition, Aldershot: Ashgate.

• Lei, Z. (2008) China. In: Forsyth, P., Graham, A. and Papatheodorou, A. (eds.) Aviation and Tourism: Implications for Leisure Travel, Aldershot: Ashgate.

• Lei, Z. (2006) Theoretical pillars of industrial organization in tourism. In: Papatheodorou, A. (ed.) Corporate Rivalry and Market Power: Competition Issues in the Tourism Industry, London: I.B. Tauris.

Invited Articles

• Lei, Z. and O’Connell, J. F. (2011) Aviation policy in China: an analysis of recent developments, eAnalyst (Key Policy Issue), October, Geneva: IATA.

Conference Papers

• Lei, Z., Yu, C., Oum, T., Fu, X., Fan, X. (2014) The effects of international joint ventures on domestic airline competition – analyzing low cost carrier development in Japan, The 18th Air Transport Research Society World Conference, Bordeaux, France, 17-20 July.

• Chen, R., Fu, X. and Lei, Z. (2014) Can differentiated carriers constrain the market power of merged airlines? – the case of Chinese inter-city transport market, The 18th Air Transport Research Society World Conference, Bordeaux, France, 17-20 July.

• Fu, X., Chen, R., Lei, Z. and Fan, X., (2014) Market structure and aviation industry performance – a comparison between China and the United States, The 18th Air Transport Research Society World Conference, Bordeaux, France, 17-20 July.

• Lei, Z. and Chen, R. (2013) The price effect of airline mergers: the case of China Eastern and Shanghai Airlines, The 17th Air Transport Research Society World Conference, Bergamo, Italy, 26-29 June.

• Lei, Z. and Parmar, K. (2013) The effect of Middle East carriers on airline pricing in the India-Europe market, The 17th Air Transport Research Society World Conference, Bergamo, Italy, 26-29 June.

• Chen, R. and Lei, Z. (2013) Airport dominance and market power in Chinese domestic market, The 17th Air Transport Research Society World Conference, Bergamo, Italy, 26-29 June.

• Fu, X., Lei, Z., Wang, K. and Yan, J. (2013) Low cost carrier in China: Spring Airlines effects on market competition and its entry pattern, The 17th Air Transport Research Society World Conference, Bergamo, Italy, 26-29 June.