Accidents are unfortunate events that provide a potential for improvement. The crash of Empire Flight 8284 was a minor aircraft accident that resulted in injuries and substantial damage to the aircraft and airport runway. The accident provided a learning experience for the NTSB. The NTSB had nine recommendations and notated four contributing factors to the investigation report. Poor decision making and a failure to monitor standard operating procedures is what ultimately lead to the crash of Empire Flight 8284. While poor decision making is the main factors that lead to the accident, there were additional causes as well. Human factors such as pilot fatigue played a role in the decision making capabilities of crew members. Additionally, the weather played a significant part of the entire accident. Weather conditions were less than favorable not only during the flight but before. Unfortunately, accidents happen in which crew members and passengers are injured or killed. Learning from mistakes is one key factor to…
It could result in the markets unstable and hard to grow up. There has been worried about the LCCs entrance of air market as the result of tradition airline companies have been improved their service or efficiency to be capable of offer more budgeting airfares. Also, LCCs comforted a situation that they could not rely on short-haul routes rather than started to fly for long-haul for competitive to the FSC companies. It could be predicted that LCCs would open more flights for long-haul routes…
1. Discuss the structural characteristics of the airline industry from the point of view of the Porter Five Forces framework.
1. Entry of Competitors. The airline industry, contrary to any belief, it is not a hard industry to break in. Any company that can have access to capital will be able to invest in airplanes and infrastructure. Nevertheless, the airlines that are already in the market have developed brand name recognition, which attracts customers to fly with…
Northern Territory Aerial Service (Qantas) was established in the early 19th century. It is the first airline company in Eastern Australia, which the first headquarter is located in Brisbane, Queensland. It was the first government subsidised airline service. In 1935, Qantas Airline started to fly internationally. International growth had led Qantas Airline to improve and upgrade their main assets, aeroplanes. In 1950s, they’ve bought their first ever Boeing 707, and the building of Qantas…
What future strategic moves would you recommend American make to address the problem of fierce pricing rivalry in the airline industry?
American should pursue a three-pronged strategy:
1) Drive low-cost competitors out of the market through pricing pressure
2) Acquire/ merge with other significant players to secure greater bargaining power
3) Seek favorable regulation such that “sharpshooters” are not allowed to pick-off its most profitable routes
Driving low-cost competitors out of the…
“ My face is not where you can put your butt on”; that's how I felt and what chair would say if they had a mouth to speak.
The plane that I took finally landed at the Minneapolis airport in Minnesota on January 4, 2017. I could not believe that I would spend a year in here without any people who I knew. I felt like I got lost in an amusement park like a huge place and became a missing child. But, on the other hand, I was so proud of all my hardworking that I had done in Korea in order to come…
Test #2 Correction
Diagnosis Phase: When I first read the question, it reminded me of my multivariable calculus first class session where my professor used an example of a plane being landed in windy weather, to teach us a concept of vectors. Initially, I began to picture the scenario of a plane flying under consideration of wind being involved instead of looking at the numbers. Afterward, I drew the free body diagram of how the problem looked as using numbers and direction. Since…
Meli Marine Line Acquisition Case
Meli Marine is a company that started its operations in the year 1974 to provide short sea services. Over time, the company has grown from offering short sea services to feeders’ services and specialized cargo transport. The company managed to expand its business after the management changes in 1991 when David Tian brought in new leadership with incorporated leasing vessels as opposed to 100% ownership.
Statement of the Problem
Meli Marine wants to enter into…
Vision and Mission
Before 1980, United Parcel Service (UPS) was the leading express delivery service company. The use of air services for delivery was unexplored. A visionary leader – Fred Smith – paved a new way for FedEx, with a commitment to quality, customer and innovation, to compete with UPS, and now it holds a sizable chunk in the overnight delivery market.
FedEx Corporation’s mission statement focuses on the following:
• Quality - providing high value-added services…
Drone Flyer FAQ
In Drone Flyer We get a lot of questions about what we can and can not and should not with drones. Here we answer frequently asked questions.
If you want to rent a drone are always asking where you sit with, so we have created a list of frequently asked questions
How long have you been flying with drones?
We are already working on drones since 2012.
How long can fly a drone?
This depends on the wind, temperature, and the height at which is flown on, counting on 15 to 20…