Swot Analysis Of Southwest Airlines Routes

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Summary
The Northeastern airlines route presented the connectivity to numerous cities offered by the airline and the profits in United States Dollars value for each passenger are presented for each of the routes serviced by the airline. For example the route between the cities Boston and Providence and between Providence and Boston deliver only US Dollar nine for each passenger as profits to the airline. For delivering its service for these routes, the airline makes use or operates a fleet of sixteen airplanes. All these airplanes are of the model 122 Passenger Embraer E-195 Jets. These 122 Passenger Embraer E-195 jets, which were manufactured by Embraer which were first introduced in the market during the year 2004. These airplanes have helped Northeastern Airline to sustain profitability for a long period. As presented in the case, Northeastern Airline started facing drop in its success and profit margins. In light of this situation the Northeastern airline is exposed to the possible risk of bankruptcy unless it downsizes its airline operations. The management team of the Northeastern Airlines has been assessing and evaluating various options to bring down costs and improve profitability. As per the regulations of the airline regulatory body, i.e., Federal Aviation Administration, the airline company has to continue its operations by serving at least nine cities. However the regulation does not specify anything on thestrategy and other aspects related to the operation.…

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