Test 3 Review - Test 3 Review 1. Three Types of Air Cargo...

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Test 3 Review 1. Three Types of Air Cargo Services Offered: a. Air Express – Small, high priority packages b. Air Freight – Larger, less urgent c. Air Mail – Mail Air Freight and Air Express are more the same now than different. 2. FedEx started offering Overnight Air Express 3. Air freight is larger and les urgent than air express. 4. Cargo revenues are lower than passenger revenue levels because the manufacturing focus was shifted to a/c that carried passengers. The DC-3 started this. Mail now only represents 3% of revenues. Shipping by air is a premium service compared to shipping by land or by sea. 5. Air cargo has grown over the recent decades because jet aircraft increased capacity. 6. What is the schedule Planner’s most important function? 7. What do the airlines do to achieve maintenance efficiency? a. Minimize aircraft out of service time b. Use up allowable time on aircraft parts between overhauls c. Seek optimization of personnel and even workload. d. Maximize utilization of facilities 8. What role do load factors play in determining airline profitability? If the airline has low load factors, their profitability goes down.
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