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    Brief History of American Airlines The recent merger between American Airlines (AA) and US Airways resulted in The American Airlines Group (AMR) forming the largest airline in the world. AMR operates over 6,700 flights daily to over 350 destinations in 50 countries and recently set new records for both traffic and capacity in February, 2016 (AA, 2015, 2016). AA earned many successes and even more challenges over the decades. This paper will briefly highlight a few of the major events in American Airlines history including how the airline was created, important mergers and related business aspects, and a brief summary of American Airlines pioneering achievements in aviation. A young accountant named Cyrus R. Smith was promoted to general…

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    Many companies have experienced service issues along the road of success at one time or another. A blueprint is a very useful tool, "not only for operations managers but also for the marketing managers"(Hoffman & Bateson, 2011). Sometimes no matter how well of a system a business may have the company must also prepare for service issues and quality assurance. If American Airline (A.A.)s, like many other business did not have service issues they would not have found what needs approval with in…

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    The Republic National Convention presents an opportune occasion for a low risk high reward attack by various potential actors. Consequently, several symbolic targets within the vicinity of American Airlines Arena could provide attackers with ample media coverage, as well as the potential for significant loss of civilian lives. Clearly, the big terrorist organizational players like al Qaida are of concern, there are cell factions, lone wolves, and large protests expected near the convention.…

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    AMERICAN AIRLINES GROUP INC. COMPANY ANALYSIS HISTORY American Airlines Group (AAG) Inc. was formed on December 9, 2013, after a merger of AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines and US Airways Group, the parent company of US Airways (Statista.com, 2016). AAG Inc. is a publicly traded company with NASDAQ Ticker, AAL. It operates flight services on both the domestic and long haul routes. In 1983, AAG established a subsidiary known as AMR to provide aviation services to other…

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    however, business sometimes fall short and do not make decisions that are best ethically, but instead best for the company. An example of this in recent years is the airline industry. Over the last few years, several airline companies have found their ethics compromised through decisions they have made, and found that this has adversely affected their company as well as their customers. This…

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    Southwest airlines are the eight largest airline around the globe (Tracy). Even though it is a very powerful and influential company they still have many competitors that that compete with on a daily basis. The biggest being America Airlines, Delta Airlines, United Continental Holding, Virgin America, and Jet Blue Airways. American Airlines is one of the country’s oldest airline company and subjectively Southwest biggest competitor. American Airlines are largest airline in the entire world…

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    American Airlines has a total of 930 mainline fleets and 604 regional fleets as of December 2016. American has the youngest fleet among US global network carriers, and they are expected to receive new deliveries shortly making it even younger. Annual report of American Airlines Group (2015), indicate that the average age of American and US Airways combined fleet is approximately 12 years as represented in figure one. Furthermore, it shows that as of December 31, 2014, out of American’s and US…

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    American Airlines is the world’s largest airline company, if measured by the fleet size, revenue, destinations served, and passengers flown. American Airlines is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, within the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Together with its regional partners, American Airlines operates an extensive international and domestic network with nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries. The history of American Airlines dates back in 1926 when…

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    chosen to analyze the activities and actions that have been continuously undertaken by the American Airlines and United Airlines. This particular diagnostic model is more appropriate to the selected companies. This is due to the reason that it aids companies, especially the top leadership of the specific companies in ensuring that the changes being undertaken at any given time to ensure the specific company stays on the lead are guided or driven by a set of informed strategic business objectives…

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    The US airline industry has experienced considerable merger and acquisition activity since its early years; especially following deregulation in 1978. Figure 1 provides a timeline of mergers and acquisitions for the four largest surviving airlines based on passengers served from 1920s to 2010s (GAO,2013). Source: GAO (2013) Figure 1: Highlights of US Domestic Airline Mergers and Acquisitions, 1920s – 2010s 2. Case Study: American Airlines Today, American…

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