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Case Study: Airbus A3XX 1. Airbus considers building the A3XX a great opportunity to help the company enters VLA market, in order to increase competitive ability and make profits. There are three main perspectives to support this project: (1). A3XXX is the solution to meet increasing demand; As for increasing the according carrying capacity, Airbus believes that it is more realistic to develop “Very Large Aircraft” rather than to increase aircrafts frequency or to enlarge airport size. Industry...

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Airbus

Question 5 Boeing and Airbus competed in the same 4 segment of the aircraft market. Both companies have been in a tight competition up to the time of the case. In 2005 Airbus sold 82 more airplanes than Boeing did (1,111-1,029), though at the same year Boeing won the orders in “terms of value”. Unfortunately for Airbus, Boeing announced a new plane that was intended to replace B767, the plane was more fuel efficient and crated a “buzz” within the public when Boeing started the naming competition...

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Introduction Background of Airbus Corporation Airbus began as a consortium of aerospace manufacturers. Consolidation of European defence and aerospace companies around the turn of the century allowed the establishment of a simplified joint stock company in 2001, owned by EADS (80%) and BAE Systems (20%). After a protracted sales process BAE sold its shareholding to EADS on 13 October 2006. Airbus employs around 57,000 people at sixteen sites in four European Union countries: Germany, France, the...

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Ethics and Airbus

1. In each of the cases who benefits and who suffers from the alleged ethical and legal lapses of Airbus? The case study shows that politics play a major role in ordering the aircrafts from the manufacturers. Kickbacks are encouraged not only by the politicians but the manufacturers as well. In the first case in Belgian where Sabena orders 17 Airbus planes and later increases the order to 34 which it did not need at all. It’s this move helped trigger airline’s collapse four years later its order...

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Airbus

CLASSIFICATION Impact on Impact on Impact on Impact on Effect on Category Impact on flight OPS line maintenance shop maintenance environment flight PAX comfort : : : : : : : Low Medium Medium None None Economic Low RELEVANT DOCUMENTATION Airbus OPS documentation Airbus Maintenance documentation Other documentation CONSEQUENCE : The valve failure can generate: - PACK REGUL FAULT ECAM Warning associated to Bypass valve fault message when BPV is faulty, - COND TRIM SYST FAULT Ecam Warning associated...

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Airbus: Government and Boeing

Airbus versus Boeing: When is Intervention Not Intervention? 1. Where do you stand?   Do you think the EU subsidies and soft loans to Airbus are fair? Why or why not? What advantages does Airbus gain from free financial support from the EU governments? Are complaints about the EU government intervention fair in light of Europe’s long history of democratic socialism? In our opinion the subsidies and soft loans provided to Airbus are unfair and provide them with an unfair competitive advantage....

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Case Analisys : Airbus in China

MREJEN Corentin Wednesday, October 10 2012 Case Analysis: Airbus in China 1. Identify the key management issues facing Airbus in China. Since 1985, cooperation between Airbus and China covers the commercial, industry and research sectors. Laurence Barron, president of Airbus China since January 2004 is willing to expand this cooperation with Chinese aviation industry. Heading this way, a joint venture was launched in September 2008 owned by the European aircraft-maker for 51%, with the...

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Airbus V/S Boing

1. I believe that Airbus would have become a viable competitor without subsidies, although it would have taken significantly longer. By merely introducing an alternative would have gained new customers as competition not only forces the competitors to produce better products, but it drives prices down. Customers like to have options. Because of the enormous cost required to develop an airliner, the government subsidies helped Airbus to bring to market its alternative to Boeing's offerings sooner...

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Boeing vs Airbus

Competition In recent history, the global aircraft manufacturing and assembly has been controlled by two companies. The first of these companies, Boeing, was founded in 1916 in the Northwest United States and still survives today. Their direct competition, Airbus, was created in 1970 and by 1981, was controlled by France, Germany, Spain and Britain with support from the European Union. Today, many issues plague these two companies as they struggle to maintain their market control as regulations become tougher...

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comparative analysis of Airbus and Boeing 2012

5.0 A comparative analysis of Airbus and Boeing 5.1 Airbus Group 1. ROCE = 100 Year 2012 | Year 2011 | = 15% | = 12.8% | Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) allows a firm to identify the percentage of profit derived from the capital that was used to run the business. Therefore, ROCE can be used to assess the profitability of the business in a given year. Studies of the Airbus Group’s annual report and financial statements therein, have revealed that the company has investments in associates...

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