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Fly - by - Night Airlines

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Page 1.0 Executive Summary 2

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Case Study 1 (Simpson and Selph LTD) Introduction Question 1 Question 2 Question 3 Case Study 2 (Fly – by – Night Airlines) Introduction Question 1 Question 2 Question 3 Question 4 Question 5 Question 6

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Conclusion and Recommendation

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Bibliography

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Declaration by Student

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This assignment consists of two case studies, the Simpson and Selph Ltd and the Fly – by – Nights Airlines. Case Study 1: The Simpson and Selph Ltd, a small carpet manufacturing company located in Macon, Georgia. The Simpson and Selph Ltd are faced with a replacement of their carpet – binding machine. The Machine to be replaced was purchased five years ago and has depreciated to zero. They have two carpet – binding machines to choose from, the Harley Model, same brand they are replacing and the Davidson. Brian Douglas, a corporate financial analyst for Simpson and Selph Ltd is charged with evaluating the replacement of a carpet – binding machine. They have two sets of the Harley and the Davidson. Brian Douglas needs to do a financial analysis to consider and choose the appropriate machine for the company. Brian must advise on what machine to be bought that would be a more viable option. Case Study 2: The Fly – by – Night Airlines, a major commercial air carrier offering passenger service between most large cities in the United States. One of its profitable routes is between Los Angeles and New York. Due to the intense competition on this route, Fly – by – Night Airlines considers upgrading the quality of the fleet of Aircraft used on the Los Angeles to New York route. James “Red” Baron is a supervisor of transcontinental operations for Fly – by – Night Airlines. As it has in the past, Fly – by – Night Airlines plans to purchase all its new planes from Puddle Jumper Aircraft Company. At...