LOW COSTS AS A WAY OF LIFE : TRANS SATES AIRLINES PURSUES MAJORS' BUSINESS BY AIMING TO BE THE LOWEST BIDDER

This article profiles Trans States Airlines in the context of regional airline cost cutting. The author leads with the United Airlines RFP to replace Air Wisconsin and Trans States intention to bid. A history section details Trans States growth over 22 years. The author then lists various cost cutting measures in place at the company to keep it competitive, and lists possible aircraft purchases. A table lists selected financial results from 2002 through 2004. The article concludes with a look at mostly overlooked cost cutting measures like trash bags and fuel efficiency.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 56-57
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00986884
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
  • Files: BTRIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 2 2005 12:00AM