The history of Ryanair: Ryanair is Europe 's largest low-fare airline and is based in Ireland. It is a public listed company which trades on the Dublin, London and New York (NASDAQ) Stock Exchanges. Ryanair, established by the Ryan family, started operations in 1985, launching 15 flights a day between Waterford and London Gatwick Airport. In the company’s first year, its 57 employees carried just over 5,000 passengers in this original route. Ryanair was the first European airline to set up special low fares and subsequently caused both British Airways and Aer Lingus to slash their prices Over the next five years the company grew rapidly, expanding the number and size of their aircrafts, and their routes .
Qatar Airways Qatar Airways are its aggressive growth plan backed by the state that includes the construction and development of the new Doha international airport, which will include the world's largest aircrafts' hangers to be used for maintenance of Qatar Airways. Singapore Airlines Success factors of Singapore Airlines are: young and efficient fleets, educated staff, top ranked travel gateway and its low cost airlines known as "Tiger Airways", plus it's a membership of star alliance airline networks American Airlines Success factors of American Airlines are: largest airline in the world in terms of the total passengers transported, highest number of aircrafts, first to launch the loyalty program "frequent flyers". PEST Analysis Political factors The airline industry is affected by political situations, namely wars and terrorism. For instance, terrorists' activities in different areas globally, namely USA (11th Sep), UK, Lebanon and Qatar made the regions unattractive for tourists and business travelers and reduce the passenger's
This paper analyses a key player in the airline industry which is ruling the skies within the European airspace since past few years and it was declared as the airline which had serviced more travellers than any other airline in the world in 2016 (O’Halloran, 2016). The number of travellers here being stellar 101 million which is 60 percent more than the nearest competitor. The name of the airline is Ryanair and it was established in 1984 with the intension to compete with the Irish state-owned airline Aer Lingus. In its 23 years of operations, it has established itself as the de facto standard as far as low cost airlines are concerned. Much of the company’s success is attributed to Michael O'Leary, the CEO of the company who has occupied the
COMPANY PROFILE Ryanair is a low-cost airline company carrying over 131 million passengers per year connecting over 205 destinations in 34 countries. It was founded in 1984 in Dublin, Ireland and has its principal operational bases in Dublin and London Stansted Airports. Ryanair relies on 430 Boeing 737 aircraft and a 240 Boeing 737 (on order) and has a team of about 13000 skilled professionals. Ryanair has grown from being a small airline, flying from Waterford to London, into being Europe’s largest airline carrier. Ryanair holds the record of being the first European airline to have carried more than one billion passengers and has an industry leading 32 year safety record.
Introduction and Background: An Overview of Singapore Airlines Singapore Airlines is Singapore 's best-known airlines, and rated as the 18th in Fortune’s“World’s most admired companies” rankings in 2014. In 1947, the airline began as Malayan Airways that a joint venture between the Malaysian and Singapore governments, majorly serving the South East Asian region. Then, it changed the name called “Malaysia-Singapore Airlines” (MSA). In 1972, MSA split into Malaysian Airline System (MAS) and Singapore Airlines (SIA). Since the 1980s the international airline business, it has been tough competition environment, with major international airline (Iatrou and Oretti, 2007).
Scoot has grown leaps and bounds since 2012 and has already started taking delivery of their twenty fuel efficient Boeing 787 aircraft which are to replace the seven ageing Boeing 777 handed down from Singapore Airlines mainline. According to CAPA (2014, para. 49), these twenty 787s will improve the economics of Scoot’s operating model as well as expanding routes, therefore leading to growth and profitability. Scoot has already tied up with Nok Air in Bangkok to form Nok Scoot. This joint venture would allow Scoot and therefore Singapore Airlines to tap the Bangkok market which would provide the airline with a new hub as well as a new customer demographic.
Background On the 28th of January 1972, Singapore had established an airline and it was called Singapore Airlines. They were labeled as the flag carrier of Singapore, a truly proud establishment for Singapore. Not only is this airline successful in Singapore, but it is also very successful worldwide. It has been one of the most leading airlines of the century, because Singapore Airlines has been a trendsetter for other airlines or a role model to other airlines. They were mostly first in everything before other airlines replicated their actions.
Singapore Airlines was started on May 1st, 1947 which was once called Malayan Airlines Limited (MAL) Airspeed Consult, now, it has changed to Singapore Airlines. For so many years, Singapore Airlines operates from its hub at Changi International Airport and has a strong presence in the Southeast Asia, East Asia, South Asia, and also Oceania. It also ranks 10th in the world for international travelers carried, and the top 15th amongst the shippers worldwide in terms of revenue passenger kilometers. On 2010, Singapore Airlines has become the second largest airline in the world by market capitalization with a worth of 14 billion US dollar by the International Air Transport Association. Goh Choon Phong, who is the current CEO of Singapore Airlines with 17,240 employees and subsidiaries of Scoot, SilkAir, Singapore Airlines Cargo, and last but not least Tigerair.
1.0 INTRODUCTION AirAsia is a Malaysian low cost airline that was established in 1993 and begin to operate in 18 November 1996. In 2001, Tony Fernandes bought this airline when it was on the verge of bankruptcy. Since its re-launch in December, 2001, Air Asia has bought four Boeing 737-300s and leased 13 more. It now flies to 28 destinations around the region, including Jakarta, Bangkok, and Macau. Fernandes keeps costs low with short-haul flights, a high rate of aircraft utilization, and a fast turnaround rate.
QA offers all classes of services, whereas Jetstar offers low cost domestic services. QA was operating to around 1000 destinations associating with 30 airline partners across the world (Qantas Airlines Strategies, 2012). Table- I Revenue Details Qantas Group Amount of Revenue ($ Million) Unit 2013-14 2012-13 Qantas Domestic 30 365 Qantas International (- )497 (-)246 Jetstar (-)116 138 Qantas Loyalty 286 260 Qantas Freight 24 36 Source: Qantas Annual Report- 2014, 2013 Despite of having a world-wide reputation and a strong internal management, the performance of QA has on declining phase and during the year 2014, the