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  • Cathay Pacific

    [pic] People‚ They make an airline. Cathay Pacific is an international flag carrier of Hong Kong. The airline was founded in 1946 and it’s located at Hong Kong International Airport. Its major shareholders are Swire Pacific and Air China. The airline’s operations include scheduled passenger and cargo services to 168 destinations in 42 countries worldwide. Cathay Pacific currently holds the title of the world’s fourth airline awards‚ measured in terms of satisfaction levels of business and

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    Industry Assignment CATHAY PACIFIC‚ founded by Roy.C.Farrell and Sydney H de Kantzow in 1946. It is now an international airline registered and based in Hong Kong serving over 180 destinations in more than 40 countries. It is more like an Oligopoly company because even though it is already a giant in financial and market network‚ small airlines firm could still come in and challenge its places but only in a short run. Cathay Pacific provides both airline business and non-airline

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    Cathay Pacific 1. Case Summary I. Problem Statement (briefly discuss the main decision‚ problem or opportunity that management is faced with in this case) Cathay Pacific Airways‚ founded in 1946‚ is a multibillion dollar company headquartered in Hong Kong. Between 1946 and the late 1970s Cathay Pacific developed in house cutting edge IT systems such as flight simulators and a reservation system. During the 1980s when deregulation caused a highly competitive environment‚ cutting costs became

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    Cathay Pacific 1. Strategically evaluation the airlines based on your choice using the SWOT analysis. SWOT are meaning of the Strengths‚ Weaknesses‚ Opportunities and Threats. First‚ we discuss the strengths of Cathay Pacific. Cathay Pacific established in 1946‚ it’s a long history experience base on Hong Kong. It is a large-scale international airline around the world‚ includes flights to Asia‚ Europe‚ Africa and USA. The services that this airline provides are passenger transport and cargo

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    Opportunities * Threats 5. Corporate strategy P.10 - 11 6. Reason behind the corporate strategy P.12 - 13 7. Recommendations and rationale on its corporate strategy P.14 - 15 Company Profile Cathay Pacific is an international airline registered and based in Hong Kong‚ offering scheduled passenger and cargo services to 172 destinations in 39 countries and territories. The Company was founded in Hong Kong in 1946 and remains deeply committed to

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    AVIATION SPARE PARTS SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT OPTIMISATION AT CATHAY PACIFIC AIRWAYS LIMITED GROUP - 1 INTRODUCTION • Founded in Hong Kong on 24 Sep 1946 • Swipe Group acquired it in 1948 • Voted airline of the year in 2005 and 2006 by different magazines • 25000 staffs worldwide • In the next 5 years 46 new planes with 3 new models to be delivered. Spare Parts Classification Spares are divided into 5 classes in terms of function 1. Rotable (Repairable with longer life span) 2. Repairable (Repairable

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    Part 1HistoryIn 1946 two ex air force pilots Roy Farrell and Sydney de Kantzow founded Cathay Pacific in Hong Kong. Both of them contributed HK$1 so that their new found airline could be registered. Even though at first it was based in Shanghai‚ both founders shifted to Hong Kong where they established Cathay Pacific. According to Gavin (1988) 1960 was a good and prosperous year for the airline as they bought their rivals Hong Kong Airways. By 1964 it had more then a million customers. The and by

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    1. Cathay Pacific implemented outsourcing of nonstrategic functions to contractors with their own individual vertical specialization so that Cathay can focus on its core aviation competencies. Outsourcing was bridging gap between the IM department and business side. “Systems development and Support” was changed to “System Delivery” as it started to focus on delivering IT systems to business units rather than writing code and developing applications so that systems can be delivered faster with less

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  • Evaluation of Cathay Pacific

    Evaluation: Employee In our case‚ the Cathay Pacific Flight Attendants Union (FAU) did not satisfy with a new policy that required them to work at least 70 hours a month before they could swap shifts with colleagues and they thought this new policy had hurt their pay and lifestyle. Pay and benefits is one of the factors that affect job satisfaction of the employees and it is perhaps one of the most rewards employees would like to get in order to support their lives. So when the flight attendants

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  • Airline and Cathay Pacific

    Introduction Cathay Pacific‚ based in Hong Kong‚ is an Asian commercial airline founded in 1946. The company offers passenger services and cargo services to 120 destinations world-wide (Cathay Pacific‚ 2010). Airline business has been noted to be the most competitive business in the world. Market executives should be competitive to cope with the challenges of this kind of business. Porter’s Five Forces model applied to the organization 1. Traditional Competitors Airline business

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