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AA No Longer the World's Largest Airline by revenue or ASM

AA No Longer the World's Largest Airline by revenue or ASM

Old Jul 25, 19, 3:19 pm
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Originally Posted by Beltway2A View Post
By what measure was AA previously the world's largest airline?
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Old Jul 25, 19, 4:04 pm
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Originally Posted by scubadu View Post
There are several metrics that can be used. Review this URL quickly, before someone edits it to reflect these most recent changes.

"Worlds largest airlines"
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World%...rgest_airlines

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Thank you, that is very intersting! I think what surprised me the most is that Emirates SkyCargo carries more freight by ton-kilometers than UPS Airlines.

Originally Posted by newyorkgeorge View Post
Both have been neck and neck with revenues for awhile. However, basically with near same revenues DL has well more than double operating profit/margins. Remember operating profits exclude debt service. I've come to the conclusion that Parker and team don't give a damn about airline KPIs. What they care is not that you reach your destination on time but that you filled out a Barclay's credit card application inflight and handed it to a FA for expedited handling.
To be fair, the reason any business exists is to make a profit. For the most part, anything they do is done with that in mind.

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Old Jul 25, 19, 4:50 pm
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Does it really matter
whose the biggest etc
better ranking would be who treats their passengers the nicest
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Old Jul 25, 19, 6:57 pm
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Originally Posted by fotographer View Post
Does it really matter
whose the biggest etc
better ranking would be who treats their passengers the nicest
Delta wins that by a long shot
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Old Jul 25, 19, 6:58 pm
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Originally Posted by carlosnunez.dfw View Post
Delta wins that by a long shot
Agreed 100%
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Old Jul 25, 19, 7:14 pm
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Originally Posted by enviroian View Post
Aren't there a gazillion metrics to judge what is "biggest"?
its not how big you are its what you do with it - and on that metric Dougie is an underperformer
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Old Jul 25, 19, 7:21 pm
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Who cares?
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Old Jul 25, 19, 8:11 pm
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Originally Posted by SOBE ER DOC View Post
and...gasp...we actually departed on-time, something AA struggles with these days.
it continues to baffle my mind how bad they are at departing on time, especially with the obsession over d0. you'd think after years of obsessing over D0 they'd realize it isn't helping them
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Old Jul 25, 19, 9:13 pm
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Originally Posted by SS255 View Post
Time for Doug to buy another airline!
That didnít take long!
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Old Jul 26, 19, 12:37 am
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Originally Posted by scubadu View Post
There are several metrics that can be used. Review this URL quickly, before someone edits it to reflect these most recent changes.

"Worlds largest airlines"
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World%...rgest_airlines

Regards
Wow, reminds me how stupid wikipedia really is. Anybody edits and puts in whatever?
AA is the highest in brand value? Ha. Based on a report by one firm? From last year? Btw, Brand Finance has updated their report and it is now Delta. I guess somebody at Wikipedia forgot.
That's the problem with internet-sourced things. Makes for a good laugh though.
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