Factors contributing to airline insolvency

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dc.contributor.advisor Marecki, Richard en_US
dc.contributor.advisor Jacobs, Jim en_US
dc.contributor.advisor Steffens, Ed en_US
dc.contributor.author Lagiewski, Richard M.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-02-11T20:36:50Z
dc.date.available 2010-02-11T20:36:50Z
dc.date.issued 1993
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1850/11449
dc.description.abstract This study explores the problematic issues that caused Chapter 11 and bankruptcy filings during the period of March, 1989 to January, 1992. Unlike the approximately 85 airlines that went bankrupt during deregulation, 4 of the 6 airlines studied were original trunk carriers. The two remaining were, at that time, the only two surviving airlines born during deregulation. The data of these carriers was tracked over a thirteen year period. The tracking consisted of graphing financial / performance variables over time and then the construction of a matrix presenting the issues discovered in the literature search. In tracking their problematic issues over time, common factors present themselves as possible insights to their corporate failure. The following seven factors were found to have been common catalysts leading to insolvency: 1 - Effects of Deregulation 2 - Routes 3 - Jet Fleet 4 - Labor 5 - Hubs 6 - Mergers 7 - External Environment en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
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dc.subject Airline finance en_US
dc.subject.lcc HE9803.A4 L33 1993
dc.subject.lcsh Aeronautics, Commercial--United States--Cost of operation
dc.subject.lcsh Airlines--United States--Cost of operation
dc.subject.lcsh Aeronautics, Commercial--United States--Deregulation
dc.subject.lcsh Airlines--United States--Deregulation
dc.subject.lcsh Bankruptcy--United States--Case studies
dc.title Factors contributing to airline insolvency en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.description.college College of Applied Science and Technology en_US
dc.description.department School of Hospitality and Service Management en_US

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