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By Emilio Corsetti III

ISBN-10: 0977897184

ISBN-13: 9780977897186

On might 2, 1970, a DC-9 jet with fifty seven passengers and a team of six departed from New York's JFK overseas Airport en path to the tropical island of St. Maarten, yet 4 hours and 34 mins later the flight resulted in the shark-infested waters of the Caribbean. It used to be, and is still, the single open-water ditching of a advertisement jet. the next rescue of survivors took approximately 3 hours and concerned the coast defend, military, and marines. This gripping account of that fateful day recounts what was once taking place contained in the cabin, the cockpit, and the helicopters because the crews struggled opposed to the elements and dwindling sunlight to rescue the survivors, who had in simple terms their existence vests and a lone break out chute to maintain them afloat.

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In 1976, British Airways inaugurated supersonic service across the Atlantic, courtesy of the Concorde. A few years earlier the SR-71 Blackbird had set the record for crossing 2 Fundamentals and Structure of Aviation Systems 19 the Atlantic in less than 2 h, and Concorde followed its footsteps with passengers in tow. In the air passenger market the competition among national airlines increased. National airlines charged high amounts for tickets and were supported by their governments. They operated in a controlled environment, where they had monopolies in their countries.

G. g. Emirates, Singapore Airlines and Qantas Airways). As the main source of revenues in this group of airlines is the actual transport fare, the majority of traditional airlines still offer all-inclusive prices (O’Connell and Williams 2005). Full-service network carriers offer a highly service-intensive product. On the one hand, this allows 32 A. Wittmer and T. Bieger them to attract business traffic and to realize a price premium. On the other hand, it leads to highly complex and expensive network designs and operational structures.

In the year 1989, for instance, 89% of all passengers benefited from an average price reduction of 89% (Pompl 2007). e. the introduction of large capacity aircrafts, but it was forwarded further by the deregulation. The increased number of flights and air connections after deregulation also meant that customers had a greater choice of offers to choose from (Pompl 2007; Edelman and Baker 1996). Additionally, with the establishment of the hub-andspoke systems, fewer passengers had to change between aircrafts or even airlines during their travels (Borenstein 1992).

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