Action TU1408

Air Transport and Regional Development (ATARD)



To obtain more information about the project please contact the Action’s Chair of Vice-Chair

Chair: Prof Hans-Martin Niemeier

Vice-Chair: Prof Ofelia Betancor


Task 1 (WG 1) – “Methodological Approaches”: Nicole Adler, Aisling J. Reynolds-Feighan

Task 2 (WG 2) – “Selection of Case Studies”:  Antonio Antunes,  Anna Tomova

Task 3 (WG 3) – “Case Studies on Core Regions” Gianmaria Martini, Radosav Jovanovic

Task 4 (WG 4) – “Case Studies on Remote Regions” Vlodomyr Bilotkach,  Andreas Papatheodorou

Task 5 (WG 5) – “Handbook Preparation” Anne Graham, Andreas Wittmer


  • Website Managers: Robert Czaplinski

  • Editorial Committee (includes WG 5 Coordinator): Pilar Socorro (, Frank Fichert (

  • Teaching Committee (organizes Summer Schools) Franziska Kupfer (, Bruno Santos (

  • Young Researcher Network (YRN), Ofelia Betancor (

  • Stakeholders Network (SN) Prof. António Menezes (antonio, Dr Jon Inge Lian (


The Action’s Scientific Officer is Dr Mickael Pero, full contact available here.

Further information about the Action and COST may be found at



Further information or any contact with media should be addressed to the Chair of the Action Prof Hans-Martin Niemeier at


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COST is supported by the EU Framework Programme Horizon 2020


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