Flying a supersonic jet was expensive and so was flying on supersonic jet. The Boeing 747 is a subsonic commercial airliner can hold over three times as many people as the Concorde and takes the same amount of fuel. This means that although the Concorde will arrive quicker than the Boeing 747 it is not cost effective because of the number of people being transported by the other aircraft. The average cost for a flight right now is $379, a flight of a Concorde from London to New York in 2003 cost $4612. This seems like an extremely high price and it is but it was a luxury people were willing to pay for. The industry actually showed a growth in profits. During it’s 28 years of use, the cost of the Concorde to maintain and fuel was one billion Euros and made a profit of 1.75 billion Euros. This means that the jet, while there were downsides to it’s fuel efficiency…
even before Da Vinci. as early as 200 BC a Chinese General named Han Hsin, who would use kites to fly himself over walls for reconnaissance purpose (Cornish, Joseph J 1975). Today people like to travel in style, and yes, we have supersonic and rumored Hypersonic jets, it is the experience that drives people to the sky. One of the world’s best airlines, Emirates Airline, has some luxury to add to the experience. While traveling, today’s travelers look for comfort, luxury, and a safer way to…
In Europe, Lufthansa and Ryanair are one of the key players in the aviation industry accounting for a total of almost 260 million passengers for 2017. However, the big question is why passengers chose either Lufthansa or Ryanair and what product offerings each airline serves. This research paper will focus on the five key product features discussed by Doganis in order to analyze and conclude how these two airlines differentiate their services.
For the comparison…
Structural Design Methods
The design methods of the Airbus A380 and the Boeing 787 Dreamliner are quite different. The Airbus A380 has a GP 7200 engine with four turbo fan layout whereas the Boeing 787 Dreamliner has a Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engine with a twin turbo layout. The Airbus has a total length of 72.72 meters and the Boeing has a length of 56.7 meters. The internal cabin width of the Airbus is 6.54 meters and the Boeing is 5.5 meters. The wingspan of the Airbus is 79.75 meters and the…
Airbus Group (formerly EADS) is one of the world’s leading Aerospace and Defence corporations. Born from the merger, on July 2000, of the French company Aerospatiale Matra, its German competitor DASA and its Spanish pair CASA, the group has managed to develop a strong expertise in a large range of complementary businesses, such as commercial aircraft, military and defence equipment, helicopters, communication systems, missiles, satellites and related services.
Reorganised in January 2014, the…
Routine Maintenance Gone Wrong
“It was very, very hard for me. I saw my hand come off - I could see my hand on the ground and other parts all over the place.” German aircraft engineer, Hendrik Donkers
Tire charging is a routine task in aircraft maintenance. However, if proper precaution is not observed, it can cause severe injury and even death. We will review two case studies where this routine task had gone wrong. We will discuss the possible causes of the errors and how we can prevent a…
expenses of being an aerospace company are huge, but Boeing is still a very profitable company netting millions in profit.
Their income statement includes the following:
Total Revenue $94,571,100
Cost of Revenue $80,790,000
Gross Profit $13,781,000
Research and Development $4,627,00
Sales, General and Admin. $3,313,000
Operating Income $5,874,00
Add’1 income/expense items $33,000
Earning Before Interest and Tax $5,874,000
Interest Expense $306,000
Earning Before Tax $5,568,000
International Business Strategy
A Case Study on Ryanair Holdings Plc.
Ryanair Holdings Plc. in Europe
Ryanair Holdings plc was Europe’s topmost low rate charging airline and was established in 1985. Currently, they are ranked third in Europe’s airliners in terms of revenue and customer statistics. By flying only cost-effective, cutting overheads and point to point destinations, Ryanair has positioned itself as the most affordable airline in Europe. This is…
SEPTEMBER 11TH ATTACKS AND EFFECTS ON NEW YORK CITY
On September 11th 2001, it was an average day for any “New Yorker”. As the honking of horns and sirens reverberated between buildings, people were accomplishment their typical morning commute routines. Subway stations and city sidewalks were crammed with commuters walking to work, and making their way towards large business complexes, tall skyscrapers and most notably the World Trade Center. These commuters did not know that in the next…
boasting a 66% boost in 2015, raising their net profit totals over the 1 million euro mark. This is an accomplishment that puts them in the same ranks as major airliners such as International Airlines Group (IAG) and Lufthansa. In addition, financial experts predict another 10% growth for the discount airliner in 2016. Ryanair is indeed living up to their “Always Getting Better” mantra.
A decent percentage (roughly 20% according to some sources) of Ryanair’s income, as is the case…