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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Airplanes

    airplane was invented by brothers, Orville and Wilbur Wright in 1903. Additionally, two pioneers in aviation are Otto Lilienthal and Sir George Cayley. Orville and Wilbur Wright made their first successful flight in history of a heavier than air aircraft on December 17, 1903. The Wright brothers chose an area near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. They chose this…

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  • My Vacation To Thailand Essay

    I was zooming through the air in a plane at rapid speeds, yet I was at a point in my life where everything was at a standstill. Nothing significant was happening. I was an aspiring soccer player, but at the moment I had no team to play on. I was growing more anxious day by day, and I began to wonder what the future had in store for me after my vacation. It wouldn't take long for me to find out. I would have never thought that my vacation to Thailand in June of 2017 would change my life. It…

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  • Case Study Of SEV Air's Marketing Industry

    needs to be strategic, and the promotion need to be successful. 3.1 Product SEV AIR has a mixed fleet of ATR72 and Airbuses. It is important to maintain a good and competitive reputation in the industry by keeping up to date with new and bigger aircrafts. The product in SEV AIR always aims to have consistent and excellent service that will lead to rapid growth and revenues. SEV AIR has to ensure they maintain a well approach towards their customers from both professional and personal in the…

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  • Ryanair Value Chain Analysis

    using a single model of aircraft (the Boeing 737-800) which may help to reduce training cost, maintenance cost, purchase and storage of the spare part of the aircraft. Since these types of aircraft models are widely used the schedule of flight crews become more flexible. Thus, Ryanair can easily recruit the flight crew especially the pilot as most of them are familiar with handling these types of aircraft model. Other than that, Ryanair is purchasing a large number of aircraft from Boeing which…

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  • Ground Handling Agent Analysis

    programs as “…a means to measure an organization in a proactive way, independent of a specific event that would trigger an investigation”. An audit is typically comprised of inspections of the check-in and gate areas and processes, as well as the aircraft turnaround procedure. Arguably, the most accurate method of appraisal of a ground handling agent’s competency is by using the ‘mystery shopper’ method, since it does not allow for them to prepare, and as such, provides airlines with authentic…

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  • S-97 Raider: History And Development Of The Armed Aerial Scout Program

    proposed its Sikorsky S-97 Raider. Four years later, the company finally unveiled the first full production model of the groundbreaking scout and attack helicopter in the company’s facility in West Palm Beach, Florida. The objective set for the new aircraft is to replace the army’s OH-58D Kiowa Warrior. However, specialists think that if the manufacturer’s claims about the Sikorsky S-97 Raider capabilities are true, it is almost certain that its reach will grow to cover a much wider audience.…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Airline Deregulation

    Godwin, Stephen R., and Mark R. Dayton. "Airline Deregulation." Issues In Science & Technology 8.2 (1991): 78. MAS Ultra - School Edition. Web. 10 Feb. 2016. The whole pdf report serves as logos for the author to make his points valid. The article seems unbiased because it explore both the merits and demerits of the deregulation act. The graph of safety shows huge increase in safety after deregulation, it also shows how it was improving over the years before the act. The cost to consumers also…

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  • Pilot Error

    airline pilot. Often this kind of error happens when the plane is on the runway. Taking off and landing the aircraft are some of the more difficult maneuvers that a pilot must do. Failure to get enough speed to get the aircraft off the ground will result in the plane running out runway and crashing into barriers, like trees. When Pilots try to land the plane they must position the aircraft in a specific heading, and decrease in altitude at a certain rate. If they don’t, they can overshoot the…

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  • Plane Crash Theory

    Chapter Seven “The Ethnic Theory of Plane Crashes” #14. Gladwell uses plane crashes as an example for why communication is so important. On page 184, Gladwell says, “The kinds of errors that cause plane crashes are invariably errors of teamwork and communication.” This philosophy applies not only to plane crashes, but also to school projects, or relationships, or even something as small as playing a board game with a group of friends. In situations where people are expected to work together and…

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  • Jetblue Case

    AZ to MD JFK to NY CA to FL JetBlue $ - $188 $842 Southwest $456 $ - $898 Delta $846 $272 $1,626 American $403 $374 $721 1. Based on the research it appears JetBlue has lower prices compared to its competitors. JetBlue did not have available flights from Phoenix to Baltimore on October 25th. JetBlue’s base is JFK in New York. When JetBlue was able to lock in JFK as their base they…

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