Headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba Centreport Canada was established in 2009 to fulfill the demand of expanding international trade between different countries. “Centreport Canada is the North America’s only inland port and foreign trade zone which provides doorway to tri modal transportation methods like (rail, air, and road)”. Centreport Canada is built adjacent to James Armstrong Richardson Airport which is known as Canada’s prime cargo airport. “Centreport Canada gives direct access to companies to national and international road, rail and sea corridors”.
Air Canada can be considered a fortunate airline as it does not have any major threat from new entrant stepping in Canadian airline industry due to the strict government legislation and regulations. “Even though the entry barriers for new airlines are lower in a deregulated market, still prospect of a new entrant entering the market is weak to moderate.
The inauguration of Virgin Australia Airlines, by Sir Richard Branson, as a domestic carrier in 2000 basically aimed at the convenience of the budget travelers. The Airlines was inaugurated as relaxed informal airline. Sir Richard was open-minded, amiable, and generous with his management team, imaginative, audacious and exclusive in his thoughtfulness. Initially started as a low-cost carrier, the company improved its services to turn itself into a “new-world carrier” as described by themselves (Virgin Blue media release, 2011, para. 2).However all these faltered when Qantas’ past marketing manager took over during 2011. The airline is financially weak and its share price has slumped.
When talking about environment in general, we think of the surrounding things that have an ability to affect. Same is applied with marketing environment. Marketing environment is the collection of all of the surrounding actors and forces that have the power to affect the company 's ability to do its job in having good relationship with target customers and satisfying their needs (Kotler, Armstong, Tolba, Habib, (2011).
JetBlue Airways is a company that applies innovative technologies to offer high quality travel services at a lower cost (Shrivastava, 2012). A SWOT analysis of JetBlue airlines shows that despite the numerous opportunities and strengths it has, it is exposed to threats and weaknesses that pose challenges in its operations. The threats include issues like strong competition from other airlines and the volatility of the fuel prices.JetBlue Airlines is relatively new to the market when compared to its major competitors such as the Southwest and Delta Airlines. Most of its strategies have worked to its benefit. However, the threats and weaknesses necessitate strategic changes that will enable them to continue sustaining their
Delta Airlines Inc. founded by C.E. Woolman in 1928, began as a humble little aerial crop dusting operation out of Macon, Ga called Huff Daland Duster in 1924. Later renamed Delta Air Service in 1928 and flying its first passenger on June 17,1929 has definitely come a long way. From flying living vegetable plants to now flying over 160 million passengers to their destination of choice each year, is one of today’s global giants in the airline industry.
Faster growth of low-cost aviation industry with homogenous service makes this industry fragmented across the United States. Delta airline was expanding its business into low-cost airline segment by launching new independent subsidiary by the name of Song. Song’s primary business model was to target women and the segment of business class people. In effect to reduce the cost, Song management decided to fly high load factor on the drag of 900 miles. Moreover, the company increased the number of
The strategic change cycle is one of the processes within strategic planning. This cycle is a ten-step process created to assist organizations in meeting their mandates, satisfying their missions, and constructing public value. “Strategic planning is intended to enhance an organization’s ability to think, act, and learn strategically” (Bryson & Alston, 2011).
(Philip,2011) “Marketing environment is consists of the actors and forces outside the marketing department that affect marketing management’s ability to build and maintain successful relationships with target customers” . The marketing environment consists of micro and macro environment .
Virgin Australia Airlines is Australia’s second largest airlines as well as the largest by fleet size to use the Virgin brand. The airline was co-founded by British businessman Richard Branson, the founder of parent Virgin Group and Former Virgin Blue CEO Brett Godfrey.It was established in 2000 with two aircraft operating on a single route. The airline has grown to directly serve 29 cities in Australia from hubs in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney, using a fleet of narrow-body Boeing and Embrae, and Airbus and
The material management process can help jetBlue Airlines to provide the same services as before but at a lower cost level. As their objective is to hold on to their previous service quality but introduce new elements which will enable them to provide services to the middle income population, they have to employ new sets of strategic decisions to achieve the desired goal. The method jetBlue must use is to find a way to reduce the maintenance cost they bear for the airplane’s maintenance, crew training and salary, fuel consumption by the aircrafts. The objectives jetBlue Airlines give in their 2013 annual reports to make the implementation of cost control, improving revenue and reducing their debt and thus lowering their financial risks. So the cost control objective can be easily achieved by careful implementation of material management process of the organization. And to achieve the cost control objective they must have a new quality and systems management which will retain their service quality and in return will make a significant increment in their profitability (Micheal, 2001). So the strategic plans regarding the cost control objective will be to find ways where jetBlue can decrease the amount of money invested in their maintenance and operational activities without having any
3.1 Focus on airport resources and technology to improve on time flights, arrival, baggage handling.
Strengths: The strengths of this airlines lies in its low cost flights that attract low income
> Founded in 1941 and based in Pasay City, The Philippine Airlines is the country 's ultimate flag carrier and oldest airlines. The monopolization of the airline occurred in 1995 when Lucio Tan, an affluent Chinese-Filipino businessman purchased the airline and became its chairman and CEO.
Refer to the popular and reliable Skyscanner portal  the route between New York and London Heathrow is the most popular one and it is served by 6 Carriers: American Airlines, British Airways, Air India, Delta Air Lines, Kuwait Airways and Virgin Atlantic. According to data from the previous month (December 2017), the most popular company that was serving customers flying between these cities was British Airways. This profitable route gives an example of direct rivals for British Airways in the fight for clients. It is impossible not to find a source in the press regarding the hot competition between BA and Virgin Atlantic . Both companies originate from the United Kingdom, but BA was established long before Virgin Atlantic and gained the reputation of being listed among the best airlines in the world. Virgin Atlantic was founded in 1984 to be a few years later to compete with British Airways even at its main airport: London