Eastern Air Lines

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  • Eastern Air Lines Crash Case Study

    Eastern Air Lines aircraft crashed into the Everglades around 11:42 pm Eastern Standard time. This occurred on December 29, 1972 and missed its landing airfield by 18 miles to the Northwest. The Aircraft was spread across the swampy terrain and was a complete lost. Due to accident, 94 passengers of the 163 lost their lives as well as five of the 13 crew. All passenger were injured with varying degrees of injuries. The flight started from John F. Kennedy Airport and was generally uneventful until it’s decent. During the decent the landing gear was lowered. The lowering of the landing gear usually started by moving the landing gear handle to the down and locked. This action is followed by all the gear showing a green light indicating it is down…

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  • Case Study: Eastern Airlines

    Eastern Airlines, once one of the largest iconic airlines in the industry, known for its growth due to The Air Mail Act of 1934, also became known for it’s power struggles and a an ongoing to war with themselves, precisely between management and workers. Like many carriers in the industry during the 1970’s and 1980’s, Eastern was subjected to difficulties due to deregulation which brought on competition within the market, airfare wars as well as waged wars against competitive rivals and…

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  • Case Analysis Of Emirates Airlines

    payable airline tags, which airlines relied on for over half a century (Catlin). Eastern Air Lines pioneered in creating an automated baggage sorting system in the 1980. The operations of the system began at airline’s hub in Miami International Airport. Shortly after, the rest of the airlines came up with their systems, with the early adopters being American Airlines, delta and United Air Lines (Catlin). More developments were to follow in the years that followed. The main one resulted from the…

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  • Strengths And Weaknesses Of Delta Airlines

    One of the few cons would be the technical mishaps that occur once in the air. A passenger next to me once called the flight attendant using the help button on the computer screen to inform her that my overhead light would not come on. The flight attendant told me she would rebut my computer so I could use the overhead light and once she did, the light still did not come on. I told her I needed to use the overhead light to read business materials, etc. for a meeting and throughout the entire…

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  • Delta's Business Strategy Case Study

    Delta is determined to remain an industry leader by maintaining positive financial performance and expanding their geographic coverage. After emerging from bankruptcy in 2007, Delta has turned the airline industry upside down with its unusual strategies which made them a leader in the airline industry both in domestic and international travel. Delta maintains positive financial performance despite bankruptcy. As the economy grows stronger the demand for air travel has increased, making it…

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  • Hartsfield Jackson Case Study

    signed April 16, 1925, by Mayor Walter Sims, who committed the city to develop it into an airfield. (ATL Fact Sheet, 2015) As part of the agreement, the property was renamed Candler Field after its former owner, Coca-Cola tycoon and former Atlanta mayor Asa Candler. (ATL Fact Sheet, 2015) The first flight into Candler Field was September 15, 1926, a Florida Airways mail plane flying from Jacksonville, Florida. In May 1928, Pitcairn Aviation began service to Atlanta, followed in June 1930 by…

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  • Etihad Airways Case Study

    Background: Etihad airway is one of the most successful airlines as it has already been recognized as the World’s leading airline three times consecutively. The success of Etihad airways just established within just ten years as is recognized as one of the fast growing airlines in the history of commercial aviation. The airline was founded in July 2003 by the Royal (Amiri) decree and started its operations on November 2003. They are known to be the national airlines of United Arab Emirates with…

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  • Blue Grass Airport Case Study

    Lexington’s Blue Grass Airport is classified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as a primary, small hub airport (U.S. Department of Transportation, 2014). Blue Grass serves over one million passengers each year and occupies approximately 1,000 acres. The airport offers commercial flights to destinations worldwide and also provides a variety of corporate and general aviation services including U.S. Customs cargo inspection, flight instruction, charter aircraft, airplane maintenance,…

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  • Emirates Airline Leadership Style

    of air travel including retail, passenger travel, ground crew operations, engineering and maintenance, inflight catering and services to name a few. For all of these activities Emirates mission is being “committed to delivering the highest of standards in everything we do”, whilst their vision is “to be an industry leader in aviation and travel” (Emirates, 2015). 1.3 Airline Industry History The beginning of commercial aviation can be dated back to 1914. Today an estimated 8 million people fly…

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  • Boeing Swot Analysis

    SWOT Analysis for Boeing For this particular IA, in order to analyze the effectiveness of 787 Dreamliner's development in terms of its regain of market share, a SWOT analysis, a decision-making method used to evaluate the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in a business venture, of the Boeing Company is needed. A thorough SWOT analysis may compare Boeing with Airbus and evaluate the development of 787 Dreamliner, taking internal and external factors into consideration.…

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