American Airlines Case Study by cee-cee

American Airlines
An analysis of American Airlines and its competitors in the industry.
# 106943 | 2,970 words | 7 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Aug 17, 2008 in Business (Companies) , Business (Industries)

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The paper provides an analysis of the airline industry in the USA and discusses its attractiveness from an economical point of view. In particular, the paper focuses on the two main competitors of American Airlines, Delta Airlines and Northwest Airlines and their advantages. The paper then looks at the competitive advantages of American Airlines and the challenges and risks facing the company. The paper concludes with recommendations for the company to improve its strategies and thus ensure it maintains its position of market leader.

Executive Summary
Analysis of the Industry
Analysis of Competitors
Firm Analysis

Sample of Sources Used:

  • American Airlines, May 9, 2007,>
  • AMR Annual Report, (2005), May 10, 2007 <>
  • Delta Airlines, Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, May 9, 2007, <>
  • Delta Airlines, May 9, 2007, <>
  • Farrell, J., Edlin, A., (2002), The American Airlines Case, a chance to clarify predation policy, May 9, 2007, <>

Cite this Case Study:

APA Format

American Airlines (2008, August 17) Retrieved May 28, 2023, from

MLA Format

"American Airlines" 17 August 2008. Web. 28 May. 2023. <>