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Running Header: QUIZ 6.4 MODULES 4 - 6 1 Quiz 6.4 Modules 4 – 6 Joseph DuBois Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University BSAB 415 May 3 rd , 2020
QUIZ 6.4 MODULES 4 - 6 2 Peer discussion 1 - 4.2 Mainline vs. Regional Airlines Mainline and regional airlines both have their own purposes. Each airline is different especially the ways they do business. There are different types of business models that they can choose from. Mainline and regional airlines usually use the hub and spoke system. Regional airlines usually operate a smaller business airline. these regional airlines usually operate the short routes to the major airports. These airlines also operate the smaller planes that can hold 50-70 passengers. This allows for the airline to operate into smaller airports in smaller cities. The mainline airlines have a different business model and operate a lot bigger. Usually the mainlines fly to the bigger airports. This can include airports that are international. The mainlines fly the bigger airplanes that carry hundreds or passengers. Mainlines will contract with regional airlines to help revenues and make traveling easier for the passengers. This is where the hub and spoke business model is used. Airlines such as American contract their regional routes to regional airlines to manage those routes. This helps to get passengers to fly on the routes to bigger cites. Reflection 1 What most people do not realize is that regional airlines account for 41 percent of all scheduled U.S. passenger flights, according to the Regional Airline Association. We are aware of the larger airlines like American, United, Southwest etc., but there are roughly 65 smaller airlines in the United States that provide over 40 percent of scheduled flights. Some of these regional airlines are owned by the big airlines. Delta owns Endeavor airlines, American Airlines owns PSA Airlines, Envoy Air and Piedmont. For customers in smaller areas not served by the larger airlines, these regional airlines are their connection to the rest of the world. This gave me some
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