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    [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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    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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    Strengths Cathay pacific is one of the exalted names in the airline industry. It serves in 5 continents‚ 36 countries‚ and 155 destinations. It has been operating for over 66 years and it has developed its own royalty customers. Cathay pacific offers its passengers the opportunity to travel in a class of their own choice by providing various classes; such as‚ first class‚ business class‚ economic class‚ etc. It allows its consumers to update about flight arrivals and departures information about

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    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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    Cathay Pacific Airlines Cathay Pacific has been serving and growing with Hong Kong for 60 years. Being as the world’s largest international cargo airline and the world’s busiest airport in terms of cargo traffic‚ Cathay Pacific is one of the seven airlines to be ranked as a 5-star airline by Skytrax in 2009. Affected by the unstable global situation of political‚ economic and cultural‚ each single change of general environment may cause significant influence of airline industry. Therefore‚ to

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    “AVIATION SPARE PART SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT OPTIMISATION AT CATHAY PASIFIC AIRWAYS LIMITED” CASE STUDY GLOBAL LOGISTIC COURSE ASSIGNMENT Prof. Hiroshi Hoshino Umurbek Osorkhan 2EC12056R QBS 10th 5 November 2012 1 Company Overview Cathay Pacific Airways is an airline company founded on September 24th‚ 1946 by Roy Farrell and Sydney de Kantzow. Starting with a very limited schedule service‚ the company grew larger through multiple product innovations‚ technological investments such as the

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    History of Cathay Pacific (http://www.cathaypacific.com/cpa/en_INTL/aboutus/cxbackground/history) 1.1 The early years Cathay Pacific Airways was found on 24 September in 1946. American Roy C Farrell and Australian Sydney H de Kantzow are the founders. As a matter of fact‚ the airways based in Shanghai in 1940‚ but the two men moved to Hong Kong and set up the airline eventually. The two men put up HK$1 to register the airline. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cathay_Pacific) 1.2 Company

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    �� Case Analysis Strategic Marketing in Asia ~ CATHAY PACIFIC ~ INTRODUCTION Since its establishment in 1946‚ Cathay Pacific has been a profitable airline company‚ which experienced periodical growth. In 1998 however‚ the airline experienced a loss of US $70 million‚ a stark contrast from earning $218 million in profits in the previous year. For Cathay Pacific‚ this was the first loss experienced by the air carrier since 1963�. Cathay Pacific ’s economic hardship was mainly the result of a financial

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    investments Current assets Stock Trade and other receivables Liquid funds Year 2008 rank No.1 in this index. And asset in 2009 is less than that in 2007‚ annual report adress that during the depression‚ Cathay Pacific tried to kept its profit by cutting expenditure and selling assets. We cannot judge the performance through a sole number. Fewer assets means less capacity or smaller scale‚ however‚ fewer assets also results in less cost and efficient operating

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    groups such as internal and external forces. In the Cathay Pacific Airway case‚ the internal forces can be considered as its human resource management‚ since the labor cost is its main concern. In addition‚ government policies‚ competitors and customer satisfaction will be considered as its external forces. Internal forces: Cathay Pacific is currently paying extremely high salaries to its employees. This situation not only causing Cathay Pacific to lose profits but also become one of their disadvantage

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    REDUCING THE REVENUE LOSS TO CATAHAY PACIFIC DUE TO UNOCCUPIED SEATS INTRODUCTION: It is very important for any airliner to fill all the seats in order to generate revenue. But most of the times‚ it is found that some airliners operate with few empty seats. There are many situations where a lot of passengers end up getting an empty seat next to them. Those passengers are lucky enough to have a luxury of using the unoccupied seat but airliners are facing a huge revenue loss due to vacant seats in

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    Marta Encarnacao k1066116 ENCARNACAO K1066116 Marta Encarnacao k1066116 ENCARNACAO K1066116 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT CATHAY PACIFIC OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT CATHAY PACIFIC JUNE 2012 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY CONTENTS INTRODUCTION…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………3 THE TRANSFORMATIONAL MODEL…………………………………………………………………………………………………….4 ON-LINE CHECK-IN……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..4 CHECK-IN AT THE AIRPORT…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………5 BAGGAGE HAN

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    6 External Influences 3.0 Evaluation 4.0 Cathay Pacific vs. British Airways 6.0 References Abstract CATHAY PACIFIC AIRWAYS LTD. Address: Cathay Pacific City‚ 8 Scenic Road‚ Hong Kong International Airport‚ Hong Kong. Website: www.cathaypacific.com The following report‚ comprising of secondary research found from numerous different sources will address the organisational profile of the Hong Kong based airline‚ Cathay Pacific. An organisational profile will be constructed

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