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  • 9/11 Case Study

    Delta Airlines The tragic event of 9/11 caused a crisis across many business spectrums, but one area was affected greatly; the airline industry. September 11, 2001 is a day that airline executives, employees, passengers, law enforcement, government officials, and the general public will never forget. Over 3,000 people were killed in the terrorist attack where, 19 terrorist belonging to the group al-Qaeda hijacked 4 US aircraft belonging to United and American Airlines (Timeline, 2014).…

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  • Business Strategy Case Study: Delta Airline

    Introduction/Background: The impact of the airline industry prevails throughout society. Delta is a major airline that provides jobs for over seventy-five thousand employees and acts as an oligopsony. In order to maintain a competitive edge, Delta must recognize problems and develop effective solutions. Various problems faced by Delta not only include competition with airlines such as JetBlue and Southwest who offer customers low prices but also the potential of the loss of business due to…

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  • Airline Business Model Analysis

    configures resources internally and externally to achieve this (Holloway (2012). Tretheway (2004) states that from 1945 to end of the 20th century, the world’s airline industry built a product that offers passengers to fly seamlessly to almost any other part of the world by purchasing a single ticket. However, to develop this product, airlines had to invest costly systems and infrastructure that will be used to serve not only to the passengers needing to connectivity but also to the passengers…

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  • Vnukovo Airport Case Study

    Vnukovo International Airport (VKO) is one of the three major airports serving Moscow. It is located in the homonymous district of Moscow, 30 kilometers to the southwest of the city center of Moscow. Arriving and Departing in VKO Public Transit from VKO As in the case with the other two airports of Moscow, Vnukovo Internation Airport has a high-speed connection by Aeroexpress train, which runs without stops from the airport to Kiyevsky Railway Station of Moscow and back. Thanks to that,…

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  • Business Case Study: Whole Foods Market Excellence

    to extraordinary lengths to educate them about natural and organic foods, health, nutrition and the environment. Southwest Airlines - operational excellence I think a great example of operational excellence is Southwest Airlines. The company is able to deliver prices attractive to a segment of less “affluent customers who were hitherto unable to fly” ( The airline was able to deliver operational excellence by eliminating meals, interline baggage transfers and seat…

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  • Boeing 737 Research Paper

    first flight on April 9, 1967 and served for Lufthansa in feb-1968. This airplane is the smallest version of the 737. A total of 30 737-100s were ordered and delivered; the final commercial delivered took place on oct-31, 1969 to malasaya Singapore airlines. 737-100s remain in commercial service the original Boeing prototype, last operated by NASA and retired more than 30 years after its maiden flight is on exhibit in the museum of flight in Seattle. 737-200…

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  • Marketing Case Study: Turbo Air

    Turbo Air is a brand new premium airline. The home base is in Paris Orly Airport (ORY) in France. The reason of choosing this base is the location of the airport is in the center of Europe. It is very convenient to travel to the other countries in Europe. It is the top ten airports with the most departures. Although the demand of this airport is not bigger than the nearest airport, Paris De Gaulle Airport, its handling charges and parking fee of the aircraft are cheaper. It is easier to make…

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  • Reflective Essay On A Project

    Reflection Writing this reflection about the experience of doing the professional project with a team has made me realize that communication is the most vital part in the project not only with clients but also with group members. My group has an important client, which is the Brisbane Airport Corporation. As we all know that Brisbane airport has a strict security system, which means we should accept security check when we enter the inside airport and their staff will follow us wherever we go in…

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  • Aircrew Mental Health: A Case Study

    In the recent history of aviation there were few significant accidents directly connected to pilots mental health: Germanwings Flight 9525, LAM Mozambique Airlines Flight 470 and missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 possibly being one of them. Although an intentional crashing of an aircraft in rare and uncommon— according to National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) data base from 2003-2012 there were 2,758 fatal aviation accidents out of which only 8 were aircraft-assisted suicides (1) — it…

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  • A380 Vs B7 Essay

    cheaper, it costs about $317million, B747 can cover long distance exactly it can cover 8,000 nautical the pilot can fly this aircraft from New York to Hong Kong or from London to Singapore. A lot of people think B747 is the most beautiful airline in the sky, it has a unique shape makes it different from the other aircrafts. Another important advantage is that in B747 you can increase the main-deck capacity. So the capacity of B747 can vary from 4 additional passengers to over 30…

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