This report was made up for the purposes for pursuing our client and make him understand why he should invest in our company. This report will contain a swat analysis, strengths and weakness, vision statement, mission statement. These are going to a sure that we has a company aren’t only advertising our strengths but we will also show our weakness and things that need to be improved. The history of WestJet and the current points will also be shown, from when WestJet was founded and too, what’s WestJet’s main focus now will be shown in this analysis for our client. Another thing west jet wants to represent is all of the financial resources and the finical information for our client and of course a company overview will be provided has well.
Air Canada has been in the business of air transport for an extended period of time. Due to the experience and the exposure of the carrier in the field, it has made a commendable progress through many strategies as well as customer proximity. One of the approaches taken by the airline involves the identification as well as an implementation of cost reduction initiatives in a bid to increase revenue from its operations (Air Canada, 2016). It is also attempting to connect with the existing carriers across the world to connect the current customers to the international world. This approach has been adopted to increase its competitive advantage over other existing airlines.
Westjet came into the air travel business in 1996, offering fares up to 50% cheaper than there competition. They strived for an excellent relationship between the employee and the employer by creating an ecstatic, friendly work environment. Westjet is one of the most successful airlines as it did start out with the most start up capital any airline has ever experienced, as well as keeping their debt to a minimum. With such commercial success, Westjet was questioned with their actions towards Air Canada as one of the founders employed a travel agent to find out certain information about Air Canada which gave them a competitive advantage so they knew exactly what price would be a noticeable difference, which would attract
The number of rivals that Air Canada would have would depend on the location of the airports. The major competitors for Air Canada are American Airlines Group, Delta Air Lines, WestJet Airlines, and Porter Airlines. The quality of these other airlines depends on each of their planes, some of Delta Air Lines planes are a lot bigger so they can offer a lot more than Air Canada. Air Canada offers a lot of services as they have a lot of flights that fly from city to city in Canada unlike Delta or American air lines. Air Canada competes a lot with WestJet and Porter airlines in Canada. Rivalry is more intense at bigger airports around Canada. For example, Charlottetown only has three different airlines that currently fly here every week. Where in Toronto they experience a lot more air traffic so more airlines can offer better deals to fly somewhere from Toronto to anywhere in the world where Charlottetown. If people in Charlottetown can find a better flight from Moncton or Halifax they might
Management practices at Qantas are more flexible and adapted to suit challenges in society such as the reaction to terrorism, the introduction of viral disease and the ever changing market and customer requirements.
WestJet became one of significant air transportation companies since its birth in 1996.After conquering all Canadian destination, WestJet have chance to compete in the international scene. Today it has not that many destinations outside of North America,
Air Canada mission is simple and straightforward which is the connect Canada with the world. Naturally focusing on improving their financial performance in order to increase productivity and its cost structure. To minimize fuel emission and other greenhouse gases based on Air Canada’s environmental concern. Their vision consists in building loyalty through quality service and innovation.
WestJet develop their IT operation early and force them get the lead in the aviation businesses. However, as the global economic and the change of people’s demand, the strategic plan of WestJet need to be change to follow the change of the world. Compare with other aviation business, the IT structure of WestJet is small and keeps running on their pervious operation before Smith join into the organization. There are some risks coming out if WestJet continue these IT operations.
For instance, Canada's federal government has delegated the responsibility for airports to local authorities. As a result, many Canadian airports have transformed into brighter, cleaner, and more modern facilities that have become more expensive to operate 3. Canada’s airports have spent more than $9.5 billion on improvements since 19922. According to the CEO of Transat A.T. Inc, “it costs three times as much for an airline to land in Pearson Airport in Toronto as at Charles-de-Gaulle in Paris” 2. Such high landing fees have made Pearson and other major Canadian airports less desirable landing destinations; increasing costs for airlines, and as a result, often increasing prices for consumers. Pearson Airport is West Jet’s “second-largest hub and main connection point in Eastern Canada” and almost half of its destinations are to Canadian airports2, Such high costs of landing in major Canadian cities require that WestJet finds more ways to cut costs and remain the cost leader in its industry.
WestJet is also facing a strategic problem, the longer term impact that growth is having on WestJet’s culture. WestJet’s success and competitive advantage have been a direct result
Over the years Air Canada’s business strategy has changed and has been reconstructed a number of times. Air Canada’s mission has always remained the same, “connecting Canada and world” (Air Canada, 2016), but their visions and goals, have transformed.
Flight Centre describes itself as a global discount flight specialist. Taking into consideration the relative size of the Australian and international operations as well as the availability of information on global environment and competitive factors, for this analysis, it is more appropriate to consider the Flight Centre’s industry environment as “The Australian international and domestic airline
➢ Unique Corporate Culture: The main competitive advantage that WestJet had was their unique culture. Even the executives and pilots help the customer whenever necessary; encourage employees to share suggestions for improvement. They maintained the policy of Care for People.
In less than twenty years, the global industry has gone through tremendous change. Several airlines had gone out of business that had been on top of the industry for years. One of the remarkable changes had been airline alliances. The case focuses on the airline industry and how airlines are forming alliances and joint ventures. It then introduces the partner firms Air France KLM , and Delta . Air France KLM had over 25 collaborative agreements with other carriers and was a founding member of Skyteam, one of the leading airline groups. Air France KLM and Delta Airlines formed revenue