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    15, 2009, US Airways Flight 1549, an Airbus A320, took off from La Guardia with 150 passengers and 5 crew members, bound for Charlotte, NC. Three minutes into flight it struck a flock of Canada geese and lost power in both engines. Air controllers tried to divert the US Airways plane back to La Guardia or a nearby airport in New Jersey. Captain Chesley "Sully'' Sullenberger decided he did could not safely land the plane in either of the airports, and glided the plane into the Hudson. As water got in the drifting plane, the passengers walked out of the doors to stand on the wings or the partially submerged slides. A few swam away from the plane fearing an explosion. The temperature was 21 degrees Fahrenheit. Soon New York Waterway…

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    American Airlines US Airways Merger Background Information In 1929, Aviation Company initiated taking air couriers and other aviation-associated agencies. In 1930, these diminutive companies got integrated as American Airways. In 1934, it transformed into American Airlines, Inc. Almost all American aviation was launched in 1939, and later on it became US Airways, a courier program for the American Pennsylvania-Ohio territory. In 1978, US governmental officials approved the Air Carrier…

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    such as internet check-in for customers, lower distribution costs for airlines) • Advances in aircraft technologies (increased reliability of aircraft through quick turnaround times, high level utilization, low maintenance costs and new transcontinental flight destinations as a result of longer stage length of aircrafts) caused changes on airline’s business models. Now there are different business models to serve different types of passengers’ needs. Current airline business models are listed…

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    relationship, culturally the two cultures are vastly different. The diversity between North America and China often displays its troubles in the form of political in addition to their military stance. China in recent years has somewhat grew in its practices to a more democratic like way of life. As Yu Keping’s writing titled “Democracy Is a Good Thing” (Keping, 2009) demonstrates in its title alone. The cluster in which the former legacy North American Airline Company US Airways once fit was…

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    For example, EasyJet Air Berlin and Germanwings British Airways, Luthfhansa, Air France, Monarch Airlines and Titans Airways. Low-cost carriers had force the big airlines to figure out a way to draw the most price-sensitive fliers in any given market those who hunt for the cheapest tickets possible. Those customers make up a significant portion of travellers, meaning the major air carrier company cannot just ignore them. The airlines will compete with each other in terms of fares, time and the…

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    Answers to Q3 Tiger Airways: Tiger Airways was formed and have been in operation since 2004 as the LCC (low-cost-carrier) of Singapore Airline. The Tiger Airline's 49% share held by Singapore Airline, 16% held by Irelandia Investment Ltd, 24% held by Indigo Partners, and 11% held by Temasek (Poon and Waring, 2010). Tigerair business model is based on LCC that is intended to remain low operational cost, operational simplicity, and maintain better positioning. The airline have been generating…

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    India’s private airlines were sent into red zone. Due to economic recession, unmatched fuel price climb, turbulent financial markets the Global aviation industry was going through challenging times. After liberalization in mid 90s, The Indian airline industry showed a significant growth because of entry of private service airlines. The number of jobs in the Airline sector had gone up since there were more airlines coming into business in India. Many students started signing up for courses for…

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    The primary was an interview with a pilot that works in Etihad, he provided the needed information about the quality tool used by Etihad which is the chick list and how is it used and where, he also shared with us information about preflight process, and helped us map it and showed us the right steps of the process. He also gave his opinion about the weak points of the process that needed to change or improve to make the process better and help reduce the possibility of losing information in the…

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    Boeing 737 Research Paper

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    The alternate was based on the 737-300 and entered service in 1998. It replaced the 737-300 in Boeing's lineup, and its direct entrant is the A319. It seats 126 passengers in a typical two-class design or up to 149 in all budget configurations. Boeing propelled the 737-700ER on January 30, 2006. All Nippon Airways was the launch consumer, with the first one delivered on February 16, 2007. The 737-700ER is a mainline passenger version of the BBJ1 and 737-700IGW. It combines the 737-700 fuselage…

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    “For over 75 years Alaska Airlines, and the people who make us who we are, have been guided by integrity, caring, ingenuity, professionalism, and a unique spirit. A spirit that was has grown out of our geographical roots,” declares Alaska Airlines on its website. Alaska Airlines started to serve their people back in the 1932 when it was only a three-passenger aircraft. With time, it grew and now it is the product of the history. These milestone, good deeds, and community involvement have grown…

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