CORPORATE CAPITAL STRUCTURE IN TURBULENT TIMES: A CASE STUDY OF THE US AIRLINE INDUSTRY

The focus of this article is airline performance based on the capital structure expressed as liabilities/assets ratio for both current and long-term liabilities. The capital structures are compared before and after deregulation in order to examine their adaptability to turbulent times. Also examined is the dynamic nature of airlines' corporate capital structure after deregulation. Southwest Airlines has been used as a case study for dealing with a successful proper capital structure.

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    Elsevier

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    Kidlington, Oxford  United Kingdom  OX5 1GB
  • Authors:
    • Guzhva, V S
    • Pagiavlas, N
  • Publication Date: 2003-11

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00964075
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 27 2003 12:00AM