United Airlines (UAL) is the major United States airline with the largest number of destination and passenger flights. It caters to the customers’ demand of maximum luxury and comfort during flight. It is the most in-demand airline for all employees and shareholders to invest. It is the world’s most inclusive set of connections worldwide with first-rate international gateways to Asia and Australia, Europe, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East. United Airlines has its base almost everywhere in the US with non-stop or one-stop services. Its fleets are the most fuel-efficient among all the US network carriers. It has ten most advantageous central locations in the four largest cities in the US (UAL, Factsheet 1). The overseas subsidiaries of UAL are United Express, Ted, Continental Express and Continental Connection carriers. United Express and Ted are premium and low-cost subsidiaries of UAL. With these two subsidiaries, UAL participates in the entire scale of the consumer market. These are regional operators and act as additional services of UAL’s mainline network. These subsidiaries add to UAL’s operations by carrying flights that connect to the mainline service. These subsidiaries also can allow a more number of flights in smaller cities than would not have been economically viable with full sized mainline jet aircraft (UAL, Form 10-K 5). The total number of aircrafts owned and leased by the subsidiaries is 552 (UAL, Form 10-K 29). ...Show more
United Airlines (UAL) is the major United States airline with the largest number of destination and passenger flights. It caters to the customers’ demand of maximum luxury and comfort during flight. It is the most in-demand airline for all employees and shareholders to invest. It is the world’s most inclusive set of connections worldwide with first-rate international gateways to Asia and Australia, Europe, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East…
It is realized that proper leadership coupled with good business strategies has enabled the airline to become one of the greatest players. Despite the turbulent nature of the industry, Continental has managed to pull through these challenges and gain a very respectable position and maintain a large customer base.
United States offers an expansive market with numerous niche sub-markets which have many Americans who prefer commercial air travel mainly because of time and cost related factors. Low profit margins and stunted growth are the duplicated scenarios in the American airline industry but one notable airline, Southwest Airlines, has defeated the odds in this arena to succeed even where all the rest seem to have failed.
Insurance policies are therefore contracts or agreements between the insured and the insurance company. The insurance policy expound the claims which the insurance company is legally entitled to pay in case of a risk. The insured are supposed to pay a certain agreed payment known as premium to the insurance companies.
The company has also made generous donations to various arts, sporting and educational activities. However, when compared with the social responsibility activities of other airlines considering their profitability, it appears that Singapore Airlines has been lagging behind.
According to the report Delta Air Lines pays their employees in home currency, whereas the other expenses like supplies, rent and landing fees are paid in local currency. Again fuel which is a major expense in airlines industry is paid in dollars. The main challenge for the company is to adjust the income and expenses while operating in different currencies.
The author of the paper comments on the services provided by Smart Airlines. Namely, it is mentioned that Smart Airlines will be a national carrier whose mission is to connect the United States and the rest of the globe. Besides, the middle-sized carrier will operate with profit while utilizing flight safety, as well as customer satisfaction with the quality of services.