Posts tagged airline
Wow Air: The Story of a Bankruptcy That Threatens an Entire Economy

Last March the Icelandic company Wow Air cancelled its flights and announced the cessation of its operations.  The breakdown means the loss of more than a thousand jobs, and, according to the country’s Central Bank, may greatly impact the nation’s economy. 

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Southwest Flight 1380: A Study in Tragedy, Perception, and Sales

Airplanes, against popular sentiment, are remarkably safe forms of transport: in 2016, there were 37,000 deaths by car in America alone, compared to zero by air travel. In fact, this is the first passenger death to occur on a U.S. plane in nine years. Yet, Southwest will not be unaffected by this tragedy.

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