Academic Papers on Air & Aviation

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A 9 page paper on the positive financial effects that yield management pricing has had on the major airlines of the U.S., exhibited by a $2.5 billion industry-wide profit after posting losses of over $13 billion over the previous four years combined. With the major airlines' increased financial health, they are better able to compete ...

A 10 page paper presenting the narrative for the design of a new international airport. Included in the discussion are the topics of site selection, benefits to the community, funding of construction, gate set up options with the classic 'V' chosen, concessions and their contribution to airport revenues, rental car arrangements and holding area locations, ...

A 25 page research paper that gives an overview of the small airport and commuter airline industry. The author considers the safety, service, financial success and barriers to success as this industry relates to the more common large carrier airline industry. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

The Y2K problem has had widespread attention in business journals and the news media, but little has been said about the specific impacts for particular industries. Though speculators have asserted that the Y2K problem could have widespread impacts for transportation, especially in the aviation industry, arguments that these speculations are the perceptions of alarmists and ...

A 9 page paper discussing the similarities and the management philosophies of American, United and Delta. All old, established companies, they are the three leaders of the US airline industry in terms of total revenues. Neither was profitable until the federal government authorized air mail by private carrier in 1925, and all three operate with ...

This 17 page research paper examines the issue of mandatory retirement for all American airline pilots at age 60. The writer includes background information and a detailed statement of the problem.

A 12 page case study of Southwest Airlines -- one of the top companies in its industry. The writer analyzes SW's market niche, pricing strategy, human resource maintenance, financial structure, emphasis on low cost, and more. Equipment, technology, and plans for the future are included as well. Several charts provided in Appendix. Bibliography lists 15 ...

A 10 page case research paper with Southwest Airlines as its focus. Southwest is one of America's largest airlines in terms of passenger boardings, and yet it serves airports in a relatively small number of 24 states. Overall, the company's marketing strategy is to provide the best-possible no-frills service with the newest equipment available, then ...

A 10 page paper that provides an overview of the major elements of each of these three airlines and compares their approaches and success. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

A 6 page paper discussing current issues in airline marketing. Because marketing is an especially integral part of the airline business, marketing professionals must have numerous areas of expertise. Bibliography lists five sources.

A 15 page paper discussing the selection of pilots at Southwest Airlines. Finding a job is never an easy task for a commercial pilot. Not only does Southwest not make the process any easier, they also have the added requirements of a sense of humor and the proper attitude in order to be ...

This 8 page paper examines the history, market niche, and organizational structure of ValuJet Airlines-- a company best known for its low cost airfare and frequent problems / crashes ! Issues concerning service, management style, and fiscal outlook are analyzed to provide an in-depth overview of the company's strengths and weaknesses. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

In this 10 page report, the writer compares Southwest with Value Jet Airlines. It is reasoned that the reputation-wrecked ValuJet airlines has only trotted along a bumpy road to industry success. Its future is much less certain than the ever-growing Southwest Airlines. Marketability, cost issues, human relations, and more-- are examined with respect to each ...

Delta Air Lines

  • 7 page paper

A 7 page essay that investigates Delta Air Lines' readiness to enter the 21st century. In just over three years, Delta has gone from near-bankruptcy to a profitable company once again. The improvements are the direct result of upgrading and expanding information technology systems. How IS impacted their performance is discussed. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

A 6 page paper discussing the benefits and detriments of British Airways' merger with the US-based airline in 1992.. At a time when the entire industry was losing unprecedented sums of money, BA was able to remain profitable, though only barely so. USAir was losing less than its US-based counterparts, and the two ...

A 5 page paper that looks at the industry's claim, and support for the claim that air cargo is the industry of the 21st century. The paper also looks at the current problems facing the industry and what international leaders, public and private, are doing to resolve those problems. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

A 10 page research paper which looks at what is needed to have a successful presence on the Internet for an air freight carrier. The writer specifically profiles the Web sites of FedEx and UPS examining the features which make these sites successful. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Increasing competition in the airline industry in the United States has resulted in an emerging focus on advertising options, marketing strategies, advertising, pricing, competition, alliances and the transformation of company missions. This 62 page paper provides a substantive overview of the issues related to the current airline industry and considers the possible long-term implications ...

Airport Security

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page general, but comprehensive essay on airport security, F.A.A. measures, etc; Bibliography lists 5 sources. Please e-mail us with any questions.

A 9 page research paper that investigates the state of airport security especially in the Untied States. Despite increased acts of terrorism in the world that are directed at airports and airlines and the terrorist attacks that have occurred in the United States, this country still does not take seriously the potential threat to airlines. ...

A 10 page paper that discusses the use of helicopters in fire fighting efforts, both in urban settings and in wildland areas. The regular use of helicopters has increased the need for new technologies and increased training to meet the requirements of this challenging transition. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 6 page paper discussing Kant's imperatives to government and the governed people as they relate to the firing of the Air Traffic Controllers by Ronald Reagan. The paper postulates that Reagan's decision was short-sighted, because his actions have potentially lead to that which he sought to prevent--a socialistic public labor pool. The paper discusses ...

A 10 page research paper on the human, economic and other benefits to companies who implement industrial safety processes. The writer focuses on the 1997 Champions of Safety winners and looks at details of training and implementation programs. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

A 7 page research paper that provides an overview of the Voyager's nonstop flight around the world. This paper concentrates on the specific equipment utilized for this successful flight. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 6 page paper describing the events following the fatal accident. Details of the search which ensued are covered. The fact that there were two sperate conclusions as to the cause of the crash is descrbed. There are also details given as to the changes in regulations ,and rules that occurred as a result ...

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