Summary and Evaluation: Continental Airlines Flies High with Real-Time Business Intelligence
Continental Airlines is now known as one of the best contrived airlines in the world. Their effective strategic and tactical decision-making analytics are on the cutting edge of the airline industry.
With a long history going back, in American Southwest, a single-engine Lockheed aircraft was founded in 1934 and its headquarters is located in Houston, Texas. This airline boosted its fly by serving overly 50 million passengers into five continents and 227 destinations. And 10 years ago, the company crashed that led the, filed for bankruptcy protection twice and nearly destroyed the brand. Throughout all of this Continental has managed to survive in a very competitive industry in an ever changing world. Continental Airlines
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