Essays Tagged: "Northwest Airlines"

The Effects of America after the Attacks on September 11th

Schaller, Hank. "Northwest Drops 132 Flights at Metro." The Oakland Press 20 Sept.2001: A1, A2.After the terrorist at ... t Metro." The Oakland Press 20 Sept.2001: A1, A2.After the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, Northwest Airlines went into a financial crisis that forced them to permanently drop 132 flights a d ... can make any money as long as that trend continues. We're not even close to making any money."(A2) Northwest was filling 80.6% of their seats before the tragedy.Plans to build a $1.2 billion terminal ...

(10 pages) 611 2 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Why Southwest can succeed in the airline industry.

million)($99 million)Delta Air Lines($133 million)$172 millionUS Airways($178 million)($115 million)Northwest Airlines($171 million)$3 millionAmerica West($12.8 million)$14.6 millionSouthwest Airlines ... blems of the past summer. (American Airline's accident rate is up; Delta is getting complaints; and Northwest prompted a new wave of outrage by leaving passengers on a plane this past winter for over ...

(9 pages) 894 0 3.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Airline Deregulation

ey to Minneapolis-St. Paul Minnesota. The fare announced was $99 dollars round trip. Minneapolis is Northwest Airlines home base. What they did was undercut People Express by $4 dollars to $95 round t ... West Legal Directory) After the People Express could not compete anymore they faded from the route. Northwest then brought back higher fares for the route. With deregulation came competitive pricing b ...

(11 pages) 268 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Major Privacy and Security Concerns at Southwest Airlines

that concern privacy/security in the airline industry occurred with Trans World Airlines (TWA) and Northwest Airlines.First of all according to CNET, "Trans World Airlines is bracing for tur ... information protection.But things could always be worse, just ask the computer programmer folks at Northwest Airlines. An incident that could have caused grave harm to customers who purchase tickets ...

(3 pages) 52 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Flying on empty - America's airlines.

ng visited by a sixth horseman of the apocalypse: oil prices. On September 14th Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines, America's third and fourth-largest airlines, filed for bankruptcy. With United a ... veral efforts to shrink its network and lay-offs of over 7,000 employees--a tenth of its workforce. Northwest has been further damaged by a strike of maintenance workers since late August, forcing it ...

(5 pages) 65 0 4.5 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Is MBA really worth it?

le with MBAs (e.g. Career Central for MBAs, MBA Job Opportunities at The Gap, and MBA Recruiting at Northwest Airlines)There are even some potential disadvantages in getting an MBA: You may be conside ...

(2 pages) 146 1 4.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Fedex Vs Ups In China

untry.The express carrier and package delivery company thus became the fourth US carrier, following Northwest Airlines, United Airlines and Federal Express (FedEx), to operate a direct flight to the C ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Southwest Airlines

th to top the combined equity valuations of American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta, Continental, Northwest Airlines and US Airways.Mr Kelly credits Southwest's low-cost business model, which emphas ...

(6 pages) 37 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Current Market Conditions

te has nine major airlines; America West, American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Northwest Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and USAir. All nine of the major airlines ca ...

(11 pages) 185 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Airbus Vs Boeing

eahy's prediction, orders for the Boeing 787 gatheredmomentum in 2005. One of the new customers was Northwest Airlines, whichplaced a firm order for 18 Boeing 787s and secured options for 50 additiona ... was worth about $2.2 billion at list prices. The planes were to be delivered between 2008 and 2010.Northwest Airlines and Northwest Airlink operate a total of 1,200 flightsdaily from hubs in Detroit, ...

(11 pages) 68 0 3.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies