Why Southwest Airlines and Zara are Similar

Talking turnaround, planes and clothing can be rather similar. Where are we going? To productivity. Southwest Turnaround Typically between places like Dallas and San Antonio, in 1971 Southwest flew only short haul flights in Texas. As a discount airline with fares that were…

Your Airfare and Airline Profits

What does your airline ticket pay for? In order of size, these represent the expenses for a US Airways flight according to WSJ journalist Scott McCartney: Fuel (close to 30%) Salaries (maybe 20%) Buying and leasing planes (16%) Federal taxes (14%)…