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U.S. Airways
An analysis of whether U.S. Airways' acquisition of Delta was a positive strategic move.
# 96213 | 930 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jun 27, 2007 in Business (Companies) , Business (Industries) , Aviation, Aeronautics (General)

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This paper discusses the issues facing the airline industry in the United States. In particular, it discusses the large number of airlines vying for competition and how this is impeding profits. The paper focuses on U.S. Airways' decision to acquire Delta and analyzes whether U.S. Airways made the right strategic move in doing so. The paper concludes that there is cost saving potential, but that Delta is a poor fit for a variety of reasons.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Isidore, Chris. "U.S. Air Makes $8 Billion Bid for Delta." CNNMoney.com 15 Nov. 2006. Retrieved from Web site: http://money.cnn.com/2006/11/15/news/companies/us_airways_delta/index.htm?eref=rss_topstories
  • Schroeder, Robert. "Hurdles Seen for U.S. Airways' Delta Bid." MarketWatch 15 Nov. 2006. Retrieved from Web site: http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/Story.aspx?guid=%7BC622FF69-1990-4A80-A177-8B7DC1845098%7D&siteid=
  • "US Airways Bids $8 Billion for Delta." The New York Times 15 Nov. 2006. Retrieved from Web site: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/15/business/15cnd-delta.html?ei=5088&en=a63b326c5606fc28&ex=1321246800&adxnnl=1&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss&adxnnlx=1164136047-uG899hrCso+gtPp1Ap10pw
  • "US Airways Makes Hostile Offer for Delta." ABC News 15 Nov. 2006. Retrieved from Web site: http://www.abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory?id=2654543&page=4
  • "US Airways Offers $8B to Buy Delta." CBS News 15 Nov. 2006. Retrieved from Web site: http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/11/15/business/main2182408.shtml?source=RSSattr=HOME_2182408

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