airlines Case Interview Questions & Answers

How Much Paint Does It Take to Paint United Airlines’ Fleet?

Case Type: estimate or guesstimate.
Consulting Firm: Capital One first round full time job interview.
Industry Coverage: Airlines.

Case Interview Question #01352: United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) is a major American airline headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. United Airlines operates a large domestic and international route network, with an extensive presence in the Asia-Pacific region. United has seven hubs, with Chicago O’Hare being its largest in… Read the rest

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Alaska Airlines to Improve Call Center Customer Service

Case Type: organizational behavior.
Consulting Firm: Analysis Group first round full time job interview.
Industry Coverage: airlines.

Case Interview Question #01347: Our client Alaska Airlines (NYSE: ALK) is a major American airline headquartered in SeaTac, Washington, within the Seattle metropolitan area of the state of Washington. It is the fifth largest airline in the United States when measured by fleet size, scheduled passengers carried,… Read the rest

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Virgin Atlantic Considers New London-Montreal Route

Case Type: new business; investment.
Consulting Firm: Alvarez & Marsal final round full time job interview.
Industry Coverage: airlines.

Case Interview Question #01317: The client Virgin Atlantic Airways is a British airline with its head office in Crawley, United Kingdom. Virgin Atlantic uses a mixed fleet of Airbus and Boeing wide-body aircraft and operates to destinations in North America, the Caribbean, Africa, the… Read the rest

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Pan American Considers a New Hub in Kansas City

Case Type: operations strategy; business optimization; math problem.
Consulting Firm: Boston Consulting Group (BCG) 2nd round full time job interview.
Industry Coverage: airlines.

Case Interview Question #01316: Pan American World Airways, commonly known as Pan Am, was the principal and largest international air carrier in the United States from 1927 until its collapse in December, 1991. During most of the jet era,… Read the rest

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