Week 1 discussion 2 response | BUS 625 | Ashford University



Hi Class,  

For this assignment I chose to look at Alaska Airlines Aircraft fleet, age of the fleet, seats each type of aircraft holds, and how old each one is. We want to know the who, what, what to analyze data.  

The variables are cross-sectional. There are several variables that are measured at the same point.  

The important factors in the dataset are the type of aircraft and how many seats are available. The value (for Alaska Airlines)  here is to put the correct aircraft in the correct market to fill the most seats. A full plane is can be 100% revenue if the plane is owned. Age of aircraft could showcase efficiencies to cut/lower costs.  

 This table is Quantitative because units of measure are used. Quantity is the quantitative value. One unit = 1 aircraft. However, categorical could be used for the age of the aircraft.  

The value of the data shows how many planes are in the Alaska Airlines’ fleet. Investors can determine how Alaska fleets line up with other big carriers such as United Airlines or Delta. Investors can see what aircraft are positioned throughout the market. Competitors may find this useful because the data can help understand what markets are underserved based on the fleet count. Southwest for example has 700+ planes in their network. This can be used as leverage to over-saturate flight offerings in a given market, lowering prices and pushing competitors out.  


Key Reports. Alaska Air Group Inc. (2021, April 22). https://investor.alaskaair.com/ (Links to an external site.)

Sharpe, N. D., De Veaux, R. D., & Velleman, P. F. (2019). Business statistics (4th ed.). Retrieved from https://www.redshelf.com 

Calculate Your Essay Price
(550 words)

Approximate price: $22

Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages
Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.

Money-back guarantee

You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

Read more

Zero-plagiarism guarantee

Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.

Read more

Free-revision policy

Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.

Read more

Privacy policy

Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.

Read more

Fair-cooperation guarantee

By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.

Read more

Order your essay today and save 10% with the coupon code: best10