BOOK REPORT BOEING VS AIRBUS BY JOHN NEWHOUSE This book by John Newhouse provides an exhilarating account of the competitive battle between the world's dominant commercial aircraft manufacturers. In the Aviation Industry, there have always been various airframe producers which where competing against each other. Throughout the years, two of them gained the majority of the market share. It encompasses two of the biggest companies in the world, going to extremes to finalize sales, and more importantly, to gain a higher percentage of the market share and outmaneuver the other. Airbus and Boeing are seen as national symbols that receive massive subsidies, benefits, contracts from the EU and the American government.
We seek a broader perspective of JetBlue as we delve deeper into the company profile using Porter’s Five Forces analysis. Threat of Competition: HIGH - Highly competitive airline industry. As a low-cost, non-union airline it faces competition from a... ... middle of paper ... ... The share means Lufthansa family has a significant amount of say in legal decisions, share-holding and business directives. - Controversies surrounding sudden resignation of company CFO few years back, as well as indifferent customer service during weather-induced disruptions have presented legal challenges for JetBlue in the past.
Boeing has had to change their business direction over the past 100 years in order to stay a top of the aircraft industry. To maintain a good successful business they must have used a system similar to this SWOT analysis to see where Boeing needed to be to capitalize the market. Before Boeing decided that outsourcing was the way to go, a group of Boeing peers got around a table and weighed out the pros and cons. In their business analysis they saw a way to change one of their weaknesses, in-house work overload, into a potential strength. Major business decisions like this are much easier to commit too, with the use of a SWOT analysis.
The most familiar asset to the company is the military and commercial airline support services they provide. Boeing has customers in more than 90 countries around the world and is one of the largest U.S. exporters in terms of sales. Boeing has shown its ability to innovate over again, with its long tradition of aerospace leadership it continues to expand their product line and services to meet customer needs. Through innovation Boeing has created new and more efficient airplanes; they’ve integrated military platforms, and created advance technology solutions to benefit businesses. The partnership between Boeing and commercial airplanes and integrated defense systems has made Boeing Capital Corporation a global provider of financing solution... ... middle of paper ... ...proval, by doing this Boeing is required to have an open corporate policy which make attain creditability.
In the 1990s, Emirates airlines began to expand its route network to various international destinations including Paris, Rome, Zürich, and Jakarta. With the advancement in aeronautical engineering, long haul flights became more frequent which lead to the airline's route expansion and earned it the name, “finest in the sky”. By 1994, the airline had 4000 employees and netted a profit of about 24 million dollars (The Emirates Story). By 1996, 60 international airlines were flying into Dubai. This was also the year that emirates received an order of a billion dollars worth of ... ... middle of paper ... ...78u5.html > Annual review by the chairman, Saeed Al Katoum, 2010 Panasonic, AeroMobile provide inflight connectivity for Emirates, Christine Bynton, February 11th 2011, Emirates airline flying high on Dubai boom, May 4th 2008, Fatal plane crash and significant events for Emirates Airlines, Revised on May 5th 2009, Emirates Pilots say another accident is highly probable, Lisha (Saudi Arabia), August 4th 2009,
American airlines is a corporation that exhibits all of the characteristics of a firm in an industry where good tactical management is the key to success. This company and its regional airline partner American eagle serve almost 250 cities around the world and operate more than 3600 daily flights. Its goal is to provide safe, dependable and friendly air transportation along with related services, making a great effort to transform any experience into a positive one. All of the services that this company has and the image that they are trying to keep in every day activities make each day an inevitable challenge for its employees. This company has 69 years in the industry.
These destinations can also serve as the major hub for flight stoppages on longer routes in future. IndiGO: The first step towards the blue skies IndiGo was started in 2006 by Rakesh Gangwala and Rahul Bhatia of Inter Globe Enterprises. Inter Globe held 51.12% stake in the airline and 48% was held by Caelum Investments, a Virginia based firm, operated by Rakesh Gangwala. IndiGo placed a strong order of 100 Airbus A320-200 aircraft in June 2005 with pl... ... middle of paper ... ...dia Management -: Rahul Bhatia, MD Aditya Ghosh, President Systems – Growing and expanding and insuring it puts in place a more secure, safe and efficient landing system that also saves fuel and promotes greener environment, IndiGo Airlines steered the first-ever required navigation performance (RNP) approach. IndiGo has teamed up with Quo-vadis, a subsidiary of Airbus International, the apex body, Airports Authority of India (AAI), and the government division of Directorate-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to ensure safe landing facilities and practices at various airports.
Planning, an imperative part of any business environment, is a daily focus at Boeing Corporation. The organization faces daily challenges to produce products to fit the consumer wants for air travel, comfort, and efficiency. While Boeing deals with a constant need for innovative ideas it also deal with the challenges of its main competitor airbus whom has historically been subsidized by many of the European nations to compete with Boeing for a larger share of the market. Boeing management, through excellent planning, an ethics policy that demands large returns for shareholders, and constant work to comply with ever changing legal demands of the industry has led to the constant success of the company. "It was the jet Boeing didn't build that averted what could have become one of the worst crash landings in the company's 91-year history--and cleared Boeing to conquer the skies again.
July 20, 2011. AMR Corporation Announces Largest Aircraft Order in History with Boeing And Airbus, paragraph 1-2. Retrieved http://hub.aa.com/en/nr/features/amr-corporation-announces-largest-aircraft-order-in-history-with-boeing-and-airbus
(2007), the Heathrow Terminal 5 mega project had to incorporate huge runway reconstruction component for improved traffic handling. Using modern technology, the construction required advanced assessment of the runway foundation to ensure lasting engineering works. Perhaps the most outstanding innovation noted by the authors refers to the investigation of runway stability attributes, through elaborate tests ... ... middle of paper ... ... the allocated budget but also saved public money. “T5 is already a testament to the skill and hard work of the thousands of people, including architects, planners, construction workers, airport and airline staff, who have together made the building happen,” (Brady and Davies 2010, p. 152). As mentioned, the involvement of government agencies and the highest office in the country facilitated security in securing funding needs of the megaproject (Fugeman et al.