# "Delta Air Lines" Essays and Research Papers

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### Delta Air Lines

﻿DELTA AIR LINES RESEARCH Lemeka Fields Michael Green Alana Ireland Justin Latimore MGNT 3165-1 June 13, 2012 DELTA AIRLINES RESEARCH BY: Fields, Lameka N. Green, Michael A. Ireland, Alana. Latimore, Justin Abstract Delta Air Linesheadquartered in Atlanta Georgia, in the United States. Delta Airlines operates extensive domestic and international network serving all continents except Antarctica. Delta is the sixth-oldest operating airline by foundation date, and the oldest...

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### Problem 516 Delta Air Lines IncComputing

Problem 5.16 – Delta Air Lines, Inc. Computing and Interpreting Risk and Bankruptcy Prediction Ratios for a Firm That Declared Bankruptcy. a. (1) Current Ratio: 2000: \$3,205/\$5,245 = 0.61 2001: \$3,567/\$6,403 = 0.56 2002: \$3,902/\$6,455 = 0.60 2003: \$4,550/\$6,157 = 0.74 2004: \$3,606/\$5,941 = 0.61 (2) Operating Cash Flow to Current Liabilities Ratio: 2001: \$236/0.5(\$5,245 + \$6,403) = 0.041 2002: \$225/0.5(\$6,403 + \$6,455) = 0.035 2003: \$142/0.5(\$6,455 + \$6,157) = 0.023 2004: \$(1,123)/0.5(\$6,157 + \$5...

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### Delta Air Lines (a): the Low-Cost Carrier Threat

Delta Air Lines (A): The Low-Cost Carrier Threat Problem: Delta Airlines didn’t have a comprehensive response to low-cost carriers across functions. Option: Delta should launch its own low-cost carrier. Problems: Nearly all major airlines had done this unsuccessfully, proved unsustainable over time, never had a high-cost carrier transformed into a low-cost carrier. Since deregulation (1978) the average return on investment below cost of capital for the 5 largest carriers. Due to 9/11 the demand...

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### Delta Air Lines and Salary Cost Function

estimating a salary cost function. Using one of these cost drivers, apply the high-low technique to estimate the salary cost function for Delta Airlines. What driver did you select and why? How would Delta use this function to forecast costs? What are the advantages of this technique? The disadvantages? 2. Use simple regression to estimate the salary cost function for Delta Airlines. Comment on the statistical validity and significance of your results. What are the advantages of this technique? The disadvantages...

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### Case Study: Delta Airlines

Delta Air Lines, Inc #Case 2 General Description Delta was founded by C. E. Woolman, an agricultural extension agent. As a top company in the Airline industry Delta Air Lines specialize in domestic and international flights. The general business activity and principal products or commercial enterprise of Delta Air Lines are categorized as being part of the Airline Industry, The key to Delta’s success was its focus on human relations and has always differentiated itself from other airlines by its...

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### Delta Airlines

Atlanta's Hartsfield International Airport, one cannot help but to notice and feel an overwhelming dominant presence of one particular airline. Delta as we know it today, traces its roots way back to 1924. Huff Daland Dusters was founded as the world's first aerial crop dusting organization. In 1928 the company became Delta Air Service, and the following year Delta carried its first passengers over a route stretching from Dallas, Texas to Jackson, Mississippi with stops in Shreveport and Monroe, Louisiana...

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### Delta Airline SWOT

Summary of External and Internal situation of Delta Air Lines Technological advancements, mergers and acquisitions, volatility in crude oil prices, currency depreciation, ground staff management and baggage handling are the major external factors for Delta Air Lines. The Monroe oil refinery purchased by Delta Air Lines provides an opportunity for the company to deal with the volatility in crude oil prices. Presently Delta Airline is over dependent on the North American markets, which...

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### Depreciation at Delta & Singapore Airlines

Financial Accounting Depreciation at Delta Airlines & Singapore Airlines (Solution to Case #2) 24th November, 2009 1. Calculate the annual depreciation expense that Delta and Singapore would record for each \$100 gross value of aircraft. a. Delta: i. Prior to July 1, 1986 the Delta airline assets were depreciated using Straight Line Method at 10% for 10 years for a salvage value of 10%. Depreciation Expense = (Cost of Asset – Salvage Value) / number of year ...

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### Fuel Hedging for Delta Airline

Fuel Hedging for Delta Airlines Delta Air Lines • A major United States Airline • Results of operations are impacted by changes in • Aircraft fuel prices • Interest rates • Foreign currency exchange rates • Derivative contracts Derivative Type Hedged Risk Classification of Gains and Losses Fuel hedge contracts Interest rate contracts Foreign currency exchange contracts Increases in jet fuel prices Increases in interest rates Fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates Aircraft fuel and...

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### Korean Air

Introduction Korean Air is the largest airline company in South Korea which located in Soul. Korean Air was established in March 1st, 1969. Korean Air currently transports an average of more than 20 million passengers per year. Since 2004, Korean Air has been the world leader in the international cargo transport sector (Korean Air Co Ltd, 2011). Korean Air is the top 20 airlines in the world in terms of passengers carried and is also the top-ranked international cargo airline (Korean Air Co Ltd, 2011)...

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