Identifies various management structures, techniques, and
problems within the industry, both in the United States and abroad.
Covers a wide range of topics -- from government regulation,
finance, and equipment, to technology and aircraft costs, large and
small airlines, passenger, and cargo systems.
Explains the common business conduct of all United States''
commercial air carriers, how deregulation, varying histories, resource
abilities, and unusual emphases by Chief Operating officers have prompted
airline firms to follow divergent paths in identifying markets, establishing
opportunities, and constraints in the environment.
Compares and contrasts how governments abroad regulate the
capacity, frequency, pricing, reporting, cost allocation, goals, and
actions of their carriers.