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Unformatted text preview: than ever before.” This argument suffers from several critical flaws. First of all, the claim relies on a couple of unwarranted assumptions. One assumption is that on­time rates, number of flights, and destination choices are the only features of airlines service that determine how a particular airline would rank overall for a business traveler. However, the author of this article ignores other factors such as fare prices and discounts, safety record, baggage­handing, and in­flight amenities. Another assumption is that Speedee’s overall on­time record affects business and no­business travelers equally. However, this is not necessarily the case. Speedee may have a poorer record for commuter flights, which are popular among business travelers, than for other flights. If so, the conclusion that Speedee is the best choice for the business traveler would be seriously undermined. Secondly, the author’s claim that “Speedee now offers more flights to more destinations than ever before” is too vague to...
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