Nok Air has two major hubs located in Don Mueang international airport, which is a central domestic airport, and in Chiang Mai. A key competitive advantage that leads Nok Air to be the top budget domestic airline and to gain higher market share is using the product differentiation. Nok Air differentiates itself from other competitors in terms of routes and periods. The firm offers a variety of routes and periods to passengers to enjoy with Nok Air compared to other competitors in the market of low-cost airline. Expanding flying route is one of the firm’s strategies to serve more passengers.
Airlines operate and depend highly on timely arrivals and departures. Technology has allowed the security checks required for each passenger to be efficiently executed in a manner much quicker than human capabilities, especially in major airports with thousands to millions of passengers daily. Also, passengers and airport personnel don’t have to sacrifice much time to endure a process which most passengers tend to dislike as the speed of the technological assistance eliminates the feeling of being screened thoroughly while still getting the job done. Another effect of technological additions to Security checks is the result of improved safety in aviation around the world. It is now rare that one finds that an aircraft has been hijacked, thanks to the strict and thorough procedures one has to undergo in Security
So, if prices are too high, there will be a large number of seats that are left open on flights, but if prices are too low, Southwest Airlines will have full flights, which could create aggravation among travelers as well so low profit levels for the company. So, identifying these aspects when setting their seat prices will be a huge advantage for the company. Southwest Airlines also needs to recognize the atmosphere of their flights. Having friendly flight attendants, creating a “comfy” design, and offering a number of on flight amenities will allow the atmosphere of a Southwest Airlines flight to be a positive one. Comparing these aspects to other rival companies and ensuring that they are at the forefront will give the company a high level of competitive over their rivals.
The Interstate Highway Act of 1956(National and Defense Highways Act) was one of the largest public efforts that had constructed 41,000 miles of the system over a 10 year period. It was a work that had greatly revolutionized the way the world progresses while also enriching the quality of life for almost every American citizen. This event was important enough to remain in the textbook because socially it made traveling more efficient while also allowing citizens to travel to many more places inexpensively,economically because goods were able to be transported more productively which ultimately allowed many companies to lower transportation/production costs and enhance productivity/profits,higher gas prices due to increased production of cars,and
Every day, at any given time during the day, a person can look up into the sky and see countless trails left behind by airplanes. During the past, most people dreamed of being wealthy enough to afford to ride an airplane and experience the lavish services they offer. In the 1960s, when a Delta advertisement was published, the main focus of the ad was how extravagant their services offered aboard were. However, as time has progressed and air travel has become easier, it has also been viewed as a dangerous form of transportation. In the eyes of a terrorist, airports are viewed as an easy target to “test” the United States’ security.
Executive Summary 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.
Competitiveness Airports operate in a highly competitive environment and therefore encourage developments which make the airport sector more responsive to the needs of their passenger and airline customers. Competition in the airline sector has been a driver of innovation and cost reduction and has delivered major benefits for consumers in terms of increased choice and value. Effective competition between airports is clearly something to be encouraged for the same reasons. “Within the aviation industry, MRO, ground handling, catering, CRS and freight forwarding created economic profits, but these were much more than offset by economic losses by airlines and airports. Airlines were responsible for the large USD17 billion of economic losses globally.
In the fear of another attack the U.S government made airplane checkpoints more secure and created laws that gave the government the right to profile anyone. Having the government implement laws makes everyone feel safer to a certain degree. This is because the harsher laws against the terrorist, the more your personal life is
As a full-service airline, Qantas has identified and configured its niche consumers “willingness-to-pay” and focused all its strategic activities around it. The company’s business model as a full-service airline offering a large number of benefits in terms of flexibility to travel large number of destinations, connectivity to different hubs at major international airports, flying long distances, different travel class of “comfort’ including Business and First amongst others. The operational effectiveness of Jetstar versus its parent airline, Qantas is also a major hindrance. Besides the cannibalization fear, the fact that the airlines industry is very high on competitiveness, with other players on the international scene having the infrastructure (more number of planes) and financial prowess to effectively counter the launch of a smaller player like JetStar, should also be considered.
Traveling can be expensive whether it is flying on a plane or driving. The cost of food, gas, tickets and or little things on the way there and back. Money should not stop families from spending time together, take turns visiting each other. Everyone lets money get in the way of relationships that are not worth losing, if the relationship means something worth keeping their should always be a time to make time for it. Traveling can be a bonding experience, even if it is once a year, that just means it is more quality time.
An icon is an object or person that represents an event or period in time. Icons of war are the pivotal elements that signify the characteristics of that war. Usually, these icons are technological advancements that change the course of battle and become symbolic of that period of war. One particular helicopter during the Vietnam War was essential to many aspects of conflict.