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FRBSF Economic Letter

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On the record: a conversation with Herb Kelleher

When asked about the secret to Southwest Airlines' success, Herb Kelleher jokingly replies, "Charismatic leadership." Beyond that, being the only major U.S. airline to make a profit every year since 1972 has come down to three factors: having a contrarian strategy and sticking to it, keeping costs down in good times so the company is prepared for the bad times and - perhaps most important - treating employees well and trusting them to do their jobs.
Southwest Economy , Issue Nov , Pages 8-9

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Competition and regulation in the airline industry

FRBSF Economic Letter

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Hurry up and wait : Competition at airports affects delays

Econ Focus , Volume 11 , Issue Spr , Pages 11

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On land, on the sea and in the air: the travel industry after 9-11

EconSouth , Volume 4 , Issue Q2 , Pages 8-13

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Competition, concentration and fares in the U.S. airline industry

An examination of the true state of competition and concentration in the airline industry by taking into account the function and effects of the hub-and-spoke networks that have developed in the market.
Economic Commentary , Issue Sep

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TFP growth, change in efficiency, and technological progress in the U. S. airline industry: 1970 to 1981

An overview of the airline industry's early adaptations to deregulation using a best-practice cost function approach; measures cost efficiency and changes in total factor productivity growth for airlines in the 1970s and early 1980s and discusses how these findings relate to individual airline performance.
Working Papers (Old Series) , Paper 8804

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Is airline price dispersion the result of careful planning or competitive forces?

Working Papers , Paper 9607

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Airline deregulation: boon or bust?

An examination of the benefits and problems that have resulted from deregulation of the airline industry, with recommendations for public policy changes to preserve the benefits and to mitigate the problems.
Economic Commentary , Issue May

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Common descent

Flight delays common at large airports also afflict regional airports in the district.
Fedgazette , Volume 20 , Issue Jul , Pages 16-17


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