"Airline" Essays and Research Papers

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 Airlines - US - August 2012 Attitudes Toward Airlines and Airline Travel Key points The many changes to airline travel over the last few years have been absorbed by air travelers and a majority (77%) agrees that they feel comfortable with the process of flying. However, while air travel is familiar to them, most (65%) feel that it is becoming “more and more of a hassle.” The most affluent air travelers (those with a household income of at least $150K) are also...

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Indigo Airlines

leadership While the other airlines in the industry purchased rivals, flew different models of planes and tried to offer costly services, Indigo stuck to single model planes with a reputation of being a no frills airline. Indigo has stuck to operating the world’s largest selling single-aisle aircraft, the Airbus A320. This has helped the airlines to not just survive the economic slump in the industry but infact to post profits year-on-year end. Capacity utilization of IndiGo airlines fleet The utilization...

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vietnam airline

company Vietnam Airlines is the national carrier of Vietnam, which was established in 1956 under the name Vietnam Civil Aviation. Vietnam Airlines offers excellent service, high quality products, relaxing atmosphere at competitive price to their customers. They also generate a hospitable, effective and dynamic working environment for all their employees to perform the best abilities and skills to the company. Vietnam Airlines mission: Their mission is to be one of the best airlines in the world...

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Airline Economics

ECONOMICS OF AIRLINE MARKETS The purpose of this note is to provide background to the study of the airline industry by briefly discussing four important economic aspects of the industry: (1) the nature and measurement of airline costs; (2) economies of scope and hub-and-spoke networks; (3) the relationship between yields and market characteristics; and (4) the S-curve effect. The Appendix to this note contains a glossary of key terms used throughout the discussion. Airline Costs ...

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Continental Airlines

Continental Airlines Memo To: Lawrence Kellner From: Date: Re: The purpose of this memorandum is to address the profitability issues at Continental Airlines and to estimate the costs for 2009 to forecast the future outlook of the company. To address these issues, I used regression analysis to observe what effect the 11% reduction in flying capacity would have on the firm’s future operating costs. I also used the results from the regression analysis to verify the costs that, if reduced...

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Crm in Airlines

(CRM) in Airline Industry:  Today’s global marketplace, airlines are countered with unstable and highly competitive business environment. Most airline companies perceive that it is increasingly important to react quickly and effectively to changing demand patterns of the customers. The challenge is maintaining profits in the face of forceful competition. The opportunities are in managing customer relationships to earn customer profitability that can contribute to the firm profits. If airlines do not...

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Astro Airlines

ASTRO AIRLINES (case analysis) NAME : MUSTAFA KAYNAKCI DATE : 10.11.2011 Issue in the case The main issue in the case is all about failing to manage success after successful beginning. The leader in Astro Airlines Arthur Burton could not maintain the growth of its company. Being visioner, dynamic, stirring speaker and inspirational leader of Burton could start the airlines with reduced fare, innovating ticketing style, low cost service...

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Sabena Airlines

SABENA BELGIAN WORLD AIRLINES The company Sabena was the Belgian air carrier and one of the oldest in the world. It played it most crucial role in the development of Belgium’s colonial ties to Africa >> The airline was an important component of Belgium’s national sovereignty. The dependence on African routes resulted in long run problems after the colonies achieved independence >> Even losing money, the Belgium government continued to support it due to historical and employment importance...

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Airlines: Airline and Aviation Industry

Importance to economy The revenue of international airlines industry has increased from 476 billion USD in 2009 to 567 billion USD in 2011, a 9.3% year-on-year increase. This industry employs 56.5 million workers and accounts for US $2.2 trillion of the global GDP. Indian Aviation industry contributes to 0.5% of the India’s GDP and generates 1.7 million jobs. Technological Trends Major cost items for airlines are fuel, labour and maintenance. Airlines are able to reduce the cost/increase profit by...

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Economic Analysis of the Airline Industry

ec Economic Analysis of the Airline Industry Tisha Smith Axia College of UOP ECO 305 Economic Theory George Harris March 18, 2007 Economic Analysis of the Airline Industry Introduction The airline industry is one that is both costly and necessary to the economy. Costly because of the funding provided by the government, recent layoffs; which has a hand in rising inflation, dealing with negative externalities and high security risks;...

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Essay on GMG airline

Problem: GMG to fold all flights GMG Airlines Ltd will suspend its last remaining flights from March 30 for an indefinite period due to technical problems in aircraft, said an official of the private carrier yesterday. The airline had a total of eight aircraft of which six were grounded in 2010 and 2011. At present, the carrier operates flights only on Dhaka-Cox's Bazar and Dhaka-Chittagong-Kolkata routes by two Bombardier Dash 8s, which have recently developed engine problems. "Two of our...

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Magic Carpet Airlines

Magic Carpet Airlines Everyone would like to work for a company that’s fair, pays competitively and looks out for their employees. Magic Carpet Airlines is not a company who are practicing those three aspects. They are trying to pay their flight attendants minimal, but still requiring long hours. The flight attendants and the League of Flight Attendants are fighting back and saying they work hard and are worth more. “Magic Carpet Air (MCA) began operations in 1961, serving 2 cities, and grew...

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Unethical Practices in Airlines

customer has to discard the suitcase or the carton in which the goods were in. It is also seen that valuables go missing/damaged. Example: A few months back a relative of mine who has traveled in the past in Indigo airlines faced a situation which no customer would want to face especially traveling by air. He was traveled from Lucknow to Hyderabad on 11-02-2011 by flight 6E 309. When he went to take his baggage on arrival at Hyderabad airport ...

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How to Start an Airline

Airline Business Plan Development: How to Start an Airline Thursday 15th March 2012 Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies (GCAS) Al Bateen Executive Airport, Abu Dhabi, UAE Hosted & Sponsored by In Association with Media Partners © Copyright 2012 Aeropodium. All rights reserved. WORKSHOP AGENDA 8.30 Registration & Networking Coffee 9.00 Opening Remarks from the Moderator Dr. John Wensveen, President & CEO, Airline Visions 09.10 How to Start an Airline Introduction to the Airline Industry Generic...

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Southwest Airlines case study

Southwest Airlines (A) Case Study 1. In June 1971, air transportation was not seen to be the primary transportation tool because of all the time wasted from checking in, expensive price, and air time. Therefore, SWA was not only competing with other airlines, but also on ground public transportations. SWA had to come up with a marketing strategy that will convince people that they are different from Braniff and other airlines that were seen to be inefficient and poor punctuality. SWA utilize...

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qantas airlines case

The case ‘Qantas Airlines: Twitter nosedive’ talks about troubles that the airline faced in the past years. Recently the company made a social media faux pas announcing a twitter contest omitting the bad situation the company is in at the moment. For the dissatisfied customers it was a great opportunity to express their opinion in public. The unsuccessful contest brought a lot of attention, but not in the way Qantas would wish for. The negative opinion was spread and so the public image of the...

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Airline Yield Management

 Airline News Express airline NEws Express We Report to you In This Issue: Airline Yield Management The practice of Yield management has been widely adopted by service organizations in the past three decades. Yield management originally started in the airline industry and this capacity management strategy is also most often applied by airlines. The practice of yield management, especially in the airline industry, has been discussed in many different studies. There is...

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Airport Ground Services to Airlines

Airport Ground Services to Airlines fig 1 Introduction Ground handling is a main part in airport and airlines industry the reason is that its all about time, money and safety. There are three type of ground handling models around the world.frist one us model that airlines they have their own ground handling staff and they provide their own ground handling. And the second one Eu model that airport provide ground handling to airlines and they manage their own staff. And they last one their...

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North South Airlines

Background THE NORTH-SOUTH AIRLINE Northern airlines merged Southeast Airlines to create the fourth largest U.S. carrier in which it inherited both an aging fleet of Boeing 737-300 aircraft and Stephen Ruth. As the new president of the airline, Stephen’s first concern is to create a financially solid company since it is a common presumption for airline industries that maintenance costs rise with the age of aircrafts. He noticed that there have been significant differences in the reported B727-300...

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Airlines

Airlines to Philippines [pic]Air Asia flights [pic]AirPhil Express [pic]Cebu Pacific [pic]Philippine Airlines [pic]South East Asian Airlines (SEAIR) [pic]Sky Pasada [pic]Tiger Airways [pic]Zest Air |[pic]Delta flights | |[pic]United flights | |[pic]China Southern flights | |[pic]Air China flights ...

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Classic Airlines Marketing Solution

Classic Airlines Marketing Solution Classic Airline, the world’s fifth largest airline is experiencing marketing problems which are causing the company to lose profit in various facets of the company (University of Phoenix, 2013). Having an understanding of the problems at hand, the company’s Senior Marketing Leadership team has been tasked to come up with a high resolve marketing plan that will help the company come out on top by maintaining satisfied Classic Rewards members, meet the board of...

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Eagle Airlines A Case Study

Eagle Airlines Keith Russell, president of Eagle Airlines, a small airline operating in south-eastern Australia, had been considering expanding his operation and now the opportunity was available. An acquaintance had put him in contact with the president of a small airline in the west that was selling an aeroplane. Many aspects of the situation needed to be considered however, and Keith was having a hard time sorting them out. The Company Eagle Airlines (“Eagle”) owned and operated three...

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Domestic Airlines in India

Domestic Airlines in India - Leveraging Price   Till the year 2002, the Indian traveler rarely traveled by air as the fares were much higher than those for road and rail travel. But in 2002, the companies offering air travel changed the market dynamics completely. For the first time in the history of the industry, efforts were made to make air travel affordable to a larger section of the population, leading to an unprecedented development in the commercial aviation industry in the country. The...

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Airline Industry: Pricing Structure and Strategies

 Airline Industry: Pricing Structure and Strategies ABSTRACT The profitability of an airline industry depends on filling seats, and on the company’s ability successfully to anticipate the cost and price structures of their competitors. However, many airline carriers have a hard time accomplishing this because the average airline passenger just needs to travel from one destination to another in the most convenient and shortest amount of time at a reasonable price. Therefore, customers in...

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Southwest Airlines Harvard Case

Hobby, which is Southwest Airlines’ only profitable route. Southwest needs to determine how to respond to this threatening strategic pricing move by Braniff in order to continuously stay ahead of their losses, and possibly reduce or eliminate it further for that operating year. Situational Analysis 3Cs: Competition Before Southwest was established, two airlines were servicing the geographic market - Braniff International Airways and Texas International (TI) Airlines. Though both provide intra-state...

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Airline Accident Investigation Procedure

Airline Accident Investigation Prcedure "Aviation in itself is not inherently dangerous. But to an even greater degree than the sea, it is terribly unforgiving of any carelessness, incapacity or neglect." -- Capt A. G. Lamplugh, British Aviation Insurance Group According to the Air Transport Association, a person could fly every day for 3,859 years without being involved in an aircraft accident. That's an accident rate of one accident for every 1.4 million flights, according to a CNN report,...

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Danville Airlines

DATE 14 October, 2014 SUBJECT Case Analysis Danville Airlines Step 2 Notes on Relevant Information/Underlying Assumptions Julie Taylor is the director of human resources at Danville Airlines and she would have to make a difficult recommendation to the airlines board members. She need to recommend a solution about David Reigers case. David Reiger is one of the airlines best pilots, and his genetic test shows that he has Huntington disease gene. He has not showed any symptoms yet, and he still qualifies...

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Delta and Singapore Airlines Case:

1. a. Delta Airlines Depreciation Method Depreciation Method Salvage Value For every $100 mil Depreciated Annual Depreciation Prior to 1986 Straight-line, 10 years 10% 100-(.1*100)=90 90/10=9 $9 mil 1968 – 1993 Straight-line, 15 years 10% 100-(.1*100)=90 90/15=6 $6 mil After 1993 Straight-line, 20 years 5% 100-(.05*100)=95 95/20=4.75 $4.75 mil b. Singapore Airlines Depreciation Method Depreciation Method Salvage Value For every $100 mil Depreciated Annual Depreciation Prior to 1989 Straight-line...

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Airline Catering

Airline Catering What is airline catering? Airline catering is a business that provides food service at a remote site, specifically airline companies. It involves providing meals for passengers on board an aircraft as well as for restaurants situated at airport terminals. Modern airports have a variety of food and beverage outlets to cater to the increasing number of air passengers. Catering to passengers en route is normally contracted out to a flight catering unit of a reputed hotel or to a...

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Singapore Airline

an extension of probation and 5% leave. Senior managers at SIA believe that everyone, no matter how senior, has a training and development plan with clear goals. The famous ‘‘Singapore Girl’’ undergoes training for 15 weeks, longer than any other airline and almost twice as long as the industry average of 2 months. Thistraining includes not only functional skills such as food and beverage serving and safety training, but also soft skills of personal interaction, personal poise, grooming and deportment...

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A CASE ANALYSIS ON NORTH SOUTH AIRLINES

A CASE ANALYSIS ON NORTH-SOUTH AIRLINE I. CASE BACKGROUND Northern Airlines merged with Southeast Airlines to create the fourth largest U.S. carrier in which it inherited both an aging fleet of Boeing 727-300 aircraft and Stephen Ruth. As the new president of the airline, Stephen’s first concern is to create a financially solid company since it is a common presumption for airline industries that maintenance costs rise with the age of aircrafts. He noticed that there have been significant differences...

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Airline Alliance

An airline alliance is an agreement between two or more airlines to cooperate on a substantial level. The three largest alliances are the Star Alliance, SkyTeam and Oneworld. Alliances also form between cargo airlines, such as that of WOW Alliance, SkyTeam Cargo and ANA/UPS Alliance. Alliances provide a network of connectivity and convenience for international passengers and international packages. Benefits and costs Benefits can consist of: An extended and optimized network: this is often...

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Airline Reservation System - Paper

3 The Pseudo code 5 The implementation of the code 7 Conclusion 12 Recommendations 12 Appendix 14 References 15 Introduction This report will be based on a program that was created for an airline company. The program will be designed in Microsoft Visual Studio 2008. The airline company had stated that they required a program that allows users to book seats upon their ten seat plane. The plane is divided into two classes, first and economy class. Both of these classes hold five passengers...

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Operations of Airlines

“The world commercial airline industry is one of the most diverse, dynamic and perplexing in the world ” (Globale Airline Industry Program). The airports are exceptionally complex facilities and highly renowned for the variety of services and resources it provides to both the airlines and its users. Airlines and airports are inextricably intertwined together and none of them can survive without the other. The aviation industry is growing at an exponential rate. The demands for an effective and efficient...

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Airlines - 1

evaluate the adaptation of the marketing mix (MM) of two airlines with respect to a certain marketing tactic. Therefore, Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the South African low-cost carrier Mango have been chosen for the comparison. Hence, brand positioning and awareness will be appraised as a marketing tactic for both airlines. Secondly, this report will compare and evaluate how these two airlines adapt product and promotion as part of the MM in order...

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Northwest Airlines Confronts Change

Deregulation of the airline industry in 1978 Increased competition, new travelers' needs, problems, strikes, concern about the safety of aircraft, oil crisis problem ...   Northwest has a reputation for being very conservative financial control and relationship rules work very hard. Despite the six years since the start of deregulation, Northwest does not yet have the technological capabilities (electronic reservation systems ...) or human skills that are more customer-oriented and service...

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Marketing Case Study: Southwest Airlines

planes flew point to point based on demand which offered more flexibility. The airline did not serve major airports, but second-tier destinations where the costs were lower. They only served snacks on the flights, and employees were offered a profit sharing plan in place of a retirement plan. All of these elements helped cut costs and make Southwest profitable every year since its founding. 2. What values do the airline customers-both business and leisure travelers- seek when they buy air travel...

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Southwest Airlines

Page 1. An Introduction to Southwest Airlines 1.1 Beginnings 1 1.2 Culture ...

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Airline Industry

This paper briefly described what the airline industry included and the environment of the competitive market. Air transport has been a big industry. And the airline industry is consistent developing. After the crisis, although the airline industry has been hit , the industry is also one of the vital industries. The industry is facing the deman problem. When facing a growth in demand, airlines tend to respond more by means of increasing frequencies than by increasing aircraft size(Moshe...

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Klm Royal Dutch Airline Case

STUDY KLM ROYAL DUTCH AIRLINES “Fujitsu is a safe pair of hands for us to rely on. It delivers what it promises when we need it and within budget.” Boet Kreiken - Chief Information Officer (CIO), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Customer’s Challenge KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is an international airline that transports nearly 22 million passengers and 620,000 tons of cargo to more than 250 destinations worldwide every year. KLM merged with Air France in 2004 to form the largest airline group in the world...

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Airline Regulations

AIRLINE REGULATIONS Research Paper AVSC 1220 TREVOR CARTER ID # 10524707 *The airline industry operates like the veins of the United States by pumping precious cargo throughout the country. Most *people don’t realize how different the airlines were a few decades ago. The entire industry was regulated by the government. Regulation is usually considered a more socialistic liberal idea that is opposed by conservative capitalists. Although I personally believe in a government with a small...

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delta airlines

Domestic Environment – Delta Airlines Business Theory August 15, 2013 Domestic Environment – Delta Airlines Delta Airlines has 70 years of experience and is part of the airline industry. The domestic environment of Delta Airlines is the United States. The airline has grown into one of the largest global airlines in the world. Each year they help over 160 million travelers in reaching their destinations ("Century of flight," 2013). Delta Airlines started in 1924 in the agricultural...

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Singapore Airline

Singapore Airlines’ strategy Singapore Airlines is positioned as a premium carrier with high levels of innovation and excellent levels of service, and has made a strategic choice of giving priority to profitability over size. The internal organizational practices outlined in this paper, such as continuous people development and rigorous service design are key aspects of operationalizing and sustaining this positioning and strategic choice. At the corporate level, SIA follows a strategy of...

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Southwest Airlines

 Gate Turnaround at Southwest Airlines Video Case Study Southwest Airlines was started in 1971 by Rollin King and Herb Kelleher. Their idea was simple. If they could take airline passengers where they want to go, on time, at the lowest possible price; all while having fun doing it, then people would love to fly on their airline. As a result of this, no other airline in the industry’s history has enjoyed the customer loyalty and extended profitability...

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Mango Airlines

carrier for air travelling passengers. Prior to 2006 there were three low cost airlines operating within the country, on 15 November 2006 funded by SAA the emerging of Mango airlines took place. Tickets sales for the airline were sold out for almost a month, the prices of air tickets were either the same or cheaper than any other mode of transport within the country. This boosted consumer confidence and the other airlines weren’t able to compete with Mango’s reduced prices. Mango’s marketing strategies...

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Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airline Industry Overview June 12, 2011·by AC· in Aviation. · Today, I would like to provide brief information regarding the marketing and survival strategies of the airline industry, both locally and internationally. I should probably stress that the airline industry is too global to be considered as only domestically so a marketing analysis ignoring the international market situations would be off balance and superficial. The airline industry in Turkey was first constructed as a monopolistic...

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Classic Airlines Marketing Solution-Mkt 571

Classic Airlines Marketing Solution WK 3 MKT 571 University of Phoenix Abstract Presently Classic Airlines is one of the largest airline carriers in the world. Last year the company had a net income of $10 million dollars on operating revenues of $8.7 billion. The year before the company had a net income of $71 million on 8.5 billion of operating revenues (Classic Airline Scenario, 2010). The net income has decreased $61 million in one year. One of the reasons for the huge decrease in...

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Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines’ Corporate Strategy & Control System Southwest Airlines became one of the most admired airlines in the world based on their dedication to their customers and the corporate strategies their leadership instituted. Their leadership created a different corporate culture that CEO Herb Kelleher and his company are devoted to the philosophy of putting employees first (Govindarajan, pg. 115). In doing so, Southwest was able to instill a management control system that relied on...

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Southwest Airline

pilots, technicians and other service providers. 3) Morning flights are usually unavailable. 4) Only one class of seating is offered. 5) Operates mainly its own booking service, booking flights is not available except directly through Southwest Airlines. 6) Can only carry a limited amount of cargo and freight. 2.3 Opportunities 1) Further expansion in the international market. Pursuing code-sharing deals with foreign carriers will bring Southwest big opportunities to expand its markets beyond...

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Spirit Airlines

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Spirit Airlines (SAVE) is an ultra low-cost, low-fare based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida that provides affordable travel opportunities. The IPO for Sprit airlines was offered on June 11th, 2011. The price of the stock at the IPO date was of $12.00. According to NASDAQ.com, the money that was raised on the IPO was $187.2 million dollars, with 5 million dollars in expenses. After the underwriting cost eliminated they approximately raised171.0 million. After the IPO sale...

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Singapore Airlines

Strategic Issues in the Airline Industry and the Role of Singapore Intl. Airlines The Economic and Strategic Issues of Airlines in a Regulated World Airline is a highly regulated industry in every country. Domestic air-routes are preserved for the domestic airlines only. This regulatory constraint effects success of an airline a lot. In the scenario, technological advancement in the airline industry can not provide desired benefits to the airline company because it can not compete effectively...

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Porters Five Forces of Tiger Airlines

Introduction: Tiger Airways is a low cost airline started its operations in Australia in November 2007 with its head office at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport. Tiger Airways offers cheap domestic flights to 12 destinations within Australia and expanding its operations by increasing its workforce, investment and started international flights. Tiger Airways ticket cost overs the seat booking and 15kg of check-in luggage and offers upgrades on luggage that is paid on top of ticket price. No food or...

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Southwest Airlines

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CASE STUDY BY Aurelio Montelongo Jr. June 22, 2012 Southwest Airlines is in an environment whose conditions for most in this type of industry have been anything but profitable. So why is it that Southwest Airlines, who has been profitable in this volatile market been able to make money? Though Southwest did have a losing quarter it was not due to lack of fliers or its service to its customers, but an investment in its fuel hedging cost. As fuel dropped in price, Southwest...

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Singapore Airlines

Introduction Singapore Airlines (SIA) was created in 1972 and was fully state owned. The company expanded rapidly, and with a strategy of concentrating on customer needs by providing exceptional in-flight service, the airline quickly became a noteworthy competitor in the market. During its formative period in the 1970s, SIA developed all the hallmarks that made it one of the most successful and consistently profitable airlines in the world. Through a constant investment in personnel skills and...

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Southwest Airlines

The company I chose to research is Southwest airlines. It has been one of the most successful airlines in the US, and with very high customer service ratings. This is very impressive to attain by such a small company in a very tough industry. Southwest is able to achieve such levels by having a clear mission of providing low-fare travel using a point-to-point system and not having a hub-based system. The company operates in relatively shorter routes and only maintains one plane type, its famous Boing...

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Singapore Airlines

Introduction Singapore Airlines (SIA) has developed into one of the most respected travel brands around the world. Its mission statement: "Singapore Airlines is a global company dedicated to providing air transportation services of the highest quality and to maximizing returns for the benefit of its shareholders and employees". Singapore Airlines has grown from a regional airline into one of the world's leading carriers. They have a young, efficient fleet, an educated staff attuned to quality, and...

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Southwest Airlines

Analysis “Southwest Airlines 2008” Valerie Deneen The University of Iowa Case Analysis “Soutwesth Airlines 2008” U.S. Airline Industry Overview Ever since the Wright brothers successfully flown the first airplane in 1903, air travel had become one of the most popular means of long distance travel. From 1937 to 1978, air transportation was part of public utilities and was regulated by the federal Civil Aeronautics Board in the U.S. Airfares, routes, schedules, and number of airlines, were all regulated;...

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Southwest Airline

effectiveness support each other at Southwest? In what ways do they contradict each other? Ans. Southwest Airlines is one of the important Airline of USA. Southwest Airlines may only rank 317 on the Fortune 500 List but the company ranks highly on most publications’ Most Admired Companies lists. Efficiency means using resources wisely and in a cost effective way. The Southwest Airline exists point on behalf of the case. ✓ Southwest didn’t adopt the hub-and-spoke system ✓ It...

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Airline Reservation System

http://en.oboulo.com/online-airline-reservation-system-63937.html One of the most common modes of travel is traveling by air. Customers who wish to travel by air nowadays have a wide variety of airlines and a range of timings to choose from. Nowadays competition is so fierce between airlines that there are lot of discounts and a lot of luxuries given to customers that will give an edge to that particular airline. The World Wide Web has become tremendously popular over the last four years, and...

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US Airline Industry Case Analysis Final

Strategic Analysis of the US Airline Industry in 2012 Case Questions 1. To what extent can the industry’s low profitability be attributed to the structure of the industry? 2. Which of Porter’s Five Forces has had the biggest impact in depressing industry profitability? Comparison of Airline Industry Structure (Regulation/Pre 1978 vs Deregulation/Post 1978) Oligopoly (Regulation) Perfect Competition (Deregulation) Concentration Few players Many players Entry & Exit Barriers Significant...

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