Running Header: AIRLINE MANAGEMENT REVENUE MANAGEMENT 1 Airline Management and Revenue Management Joseph DuBois Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University BSAB 415 March 29, 2020
AIRLINE MANAGEMENT REVENUE MANAGEMENT 2 Airline management encompasses numerous fields, including aviation maintenance, air traffic control, air carrier operations and airline operations (“Airline Management”, n.d). The most accepted functions of airline management are Planning, Organizing, Staffing, Directing and Controlling. These functions when explained can be broken up into separate functions. However, when operational these said functions cannot be separated; in fact, they overlap. Each one of these functions blend and affect the other. If one fails, they all fail. The foundation of airline management or any form of management is planning. Planning is defined as goals for an airline’s future direction and determining the missions and resources needed to achieve those targets. Next is organizing, which is a function in which the synchronization and combination of human, physical and financial resources take place (Juneja, 2020). Staffing comes next, which seems simple, and includes much more than just hiring people to fill slots. Staffing includes, planning, training & development, salary, performance appraisal, and promotions & transfer. Next is directing, which entails supervision, motivation, and guidance
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