Old Sep 12, 12, 7:42 am
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Originally Posted by oliver2002 View Post
Good question, it definitely failed the bean counters excel test. BKK is also about to go, especially when TG starts deploying the Lady Bee to FRA.
The problem with the bean counters excel test often is they fail to consider that the fixed costs do not have anywhere else to be allocated to. A famous case of a company that kept cutting business lines as they were not profitable and customers as they were not profitable- only each time to learn that the remaining customers and the remaining business units were each time not profitable with the attached incremental expense allocation increases.

But then again, an airline would never think that way- would they now?
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