### Financial & Managerial Accounting

14th Edition
Carl Warren + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337119207

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### Financial & Managerial Accounting

14th Edition
Carl Warren + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337119207
Textbook Problem

# Passenger load on a flightEastern Skies Airlines his three flights that depart from New York City and arrive in Chicago every day. The three flights are as follows: Flight Number Flight Departure Time Flight Frequency 57 8:00 AM 7 days per week 85 10:00 AM 7 days per week 94 1130AM 7 days per week Each flight uses a jet with a capacity of 180 seats. The airline measures the utilization of the aircraft by passenger load. Passenger load is the number of seats sold divided by the number of available seats on a flight for a time period. The following operating data are available for June: Flight Number Number of Seats Sold 57 5,130 85 2,592 94 2,376 A. Determine the available seat capacity for each flight number for June. B. Determine the passenger load for each flight number for June. C. What recommendations could you provide Eastern Skies based on the passenger load data?

A.

To determine

Managerial accounting:

Managerial accounting is the process of identifying, measuring, analyzing, interpreting, and communicating the information, which is designed to meet the goals of the organization.

To determine: The available seat capacity for each flight number in the month of June.

Explanation

Working Notes:

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B.

To determine
The passenger load for each flight number in the month of June.

C.

To determine

To provide: The recommendations for Airlines ES based on the passenger load data.

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