Through five previous editions "Airline Marketing and Management" by Stephen Shaw has established itself as the preferred textbook for students of the principles of marketing and their application in today's airline industry; as well as a reliable reference work for those with a professional interest in the area. Carefully revised, the sixth edition of this internationally successful book includes new material on: the impact of the Trade Cycle and the current period of high oil prices on the demand for air travel; the effect of current trends towards regulatory reform and the relaxation of Ownership and Control rules on the structure of the international airline industry; the continuing strong impact of Low Cost Carriers, and the strategic options open to so-called 'Legacy' airlines as they respond to the challenges facing them; and, the setting up of new 'Business Class Only' airlines. Why are they appearing now, and what are their long-term chances of success? An initial review of the structure of the air transport market and the industry marketing environment is followed by detailed chapters examining airline business and marketing strategies, product design and management, pricing and revenue management, current and possible future distribution channels, and selling, advertising and promotional policies. The reader will benefit from greater understanding of both marketing and airline industry jargon and from the knowledge obtained regarding the significant strategic challenges facing aviation at the present time. Written in a straightforward, easy-to-read style and combining up-to-date and relevant examples drawn from the worldwide aviation industry, this new edition will further enhance the book's reputation for providing the ideal introduction to the subject.
Through six previous editions, Airline Marketing and Management has established itself as the leading textbook for students of marketing and its application to today's airline industry, as well as a reference work for those with a professional interest in the area. Carefully revised, the seventh edition of this internationally successful book examines an exceptionally turbulent period for the industry. It features new material on: *Changes in customer needs, particularly regarding more business travellers choosing - or being forced - to travel economy, and analysis of the bankruptcy of 'All Business Class' airlines. * An explanation of the US/EU 'Open Skies' agreement and analysis of its impact. *The increase in alliance activity and completion of several recent mergers, and the marketing advantages and disadvantages that have resulted. * Product adjustments that airlines must make to adapt to changes in the marketing environment, such as schedule re-adjustments and the reconfiguration of aircraft cabins. *Changes in pricing philosophies, with, for example, airlines moving to 'A La Carte' pricing, whereby baggage, catering and priority boarding are paid for as extras. *Airline websites and their role as both a selling and distributing tool. *The future of airline marketing. A review of the structure of the air transport market and the marketing environment is followed by detailed chapters examining business and marketing strategies, product design and management, pricing and revenue management, current and future distribution channels, and selling, advertising and promotional policies. The reader will benefit from greater understanding of both marketing and airline industry jargon and from knowledge obtained regarding the extraordinary strategic challenges now facing aviation. Written in a straightforward, easy-to-read style and combining up-to-date and relevant examples drawn from the worldwide aviation industry, this new edition will further enhance the book's reputation for providing the ideal introduction to the subject.
"Airline Marketing and Management examines the principles of marketing, applied to today's airline industry. Completely rewritten for the Fourth Edition and with new chapters on brand and relationship marketing, it is written in a straightforward, easy-to-read style. Chapters include detailed examinations of product design and management, pricing and revenue management, distribution channels, and selling and advertising policies. It is essential reading for those working for airlines, aircraft manufacturers and regulatory agencies; and for students taking undergraduate and postgraduate courses in transport, especially in Air Transport Management."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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On the German passenger market, airlines approach different business concepts in order to cope with the threats and to be successful. The case of the Lufthansa Passenger Airline and its subsidiary Germanwings has been discussed many times currently. Together they have implemented a restructuredconcept of the Low Cost Carrier Germanwings in order to overcome their weaknesses. The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the potential of economic success of this strategy change. Therefore, the papercomprises three main areas. The first one is the theoretical part, which explains the differences between Full Service Network Carriers, Low Cost Carriers, Regional Carriers and Leisure Carriers. Secondly, the analysis takes place by applying Porter’s five forces model. Subsequently, the strengths and weaknessesof the Lufthansa Passenger Airline and Germanwings are highlighted and the new business concept isintroduced. Finally, all findings are put into relation using the SWOT-analysis.
Airline Operations and Management: A Management Textbook is a survey of the airline industry, mostly from a managerial perspective. It integrates and applies the fundamentals of several management disciplines, particularly economics, operations, marketing and finance, in developing the overview of the industry. The focus is on tactical, rather than strategic, management that is specialized or unique to the airline industry. The primary audiences for this textbook are both senior and graduate students of airline management, but it should also be useful to entry and junior level airline managers and professionals seeking to expand their knowledge of the industry beyond their own functional area.
Gaining Competitive Advantage Through Customer Satisfaction and Customer Retention
Author: Thorsten Hennig-Thurau
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Category: Business & Economics
Relationship Marketing provides a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals and important recent developments in this fast-growing field. "This book makes a landmark contribution in assembling some of the best contemporary thinking about relationship marketing illustrated with concrete descriptions of companies in the automobile industry, consumer electronics, public utilities and so on, which are implementing relationship marketing. I highly recommend this to all companies who want to see what their future success will require." PROF. PHILIP KOTLER, NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, ILLINOIS
This book is an account of the management and environmental aspects of marketing a major airline, at a time of rapid growth in the aviation industry. It brings out the problems involved in marketing a service as distinct from a commodity, and highlights the special aspects which flow from government interest in aviation and the peculiarities of the aviation market. Other chapters cover market research, an analytical review of airline pricing and co-operative agreements between airlines, as well as product planning and the marketing processes once the schedules are on sale.
This book presents an overall picture of both B2B and B2C marketing strategies, concepts and tools, in the aeronautics sector. This is a significant update to an earlier book successfully published in the nineties which was released in Europe, China, and the USA. It addresses the most recent trends such as Social Marketing and the internet, Customer Orientation, Project Marketing and Con current Engineering, Coopetition, and Extended Enterprise. Aerospace Marketing Management is the first marketing handbook richly illustrated with executive and expert inputs as well as examples from parts suppliers, aircraft builders, airlines, helicopter manufacturers, aeronautics service providers, airports, defence and military companies, and industrial integrators (tier-1, tier-2). This book is designed as a ready reference for professionals and graduates from both Engineering and Business Schools.
Rigas Doganis’s Flying Off Course has been the bible of the airline industry for several decades now and this new edition is published to take into account of the sweeping changes that the business has undergone in the new millennium.