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Any recommended resources for learning about the airline industry? Have an interview coming up.

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You should work in consulting to get exposure across industries.

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Read some annual reports. Read some analyst reports. Read their union websites. Learn to research.

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Fly for work every day for a year or two

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Read up on oligopolies. Search info about their dynamic pricing and targeting. Search overbooking strategies. Search hub and spoke model vs point to point. Search impact of oil price on airline profitability and the value of hedging. Read up on southwest and what they do vs. big players. Lots of clues on different ways to play.

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They pay pilots bad and FA’s worse. It works great for the margin

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^ this was a good answer. Listen to quarterly earnings call and analyst reports as well. Listen to questions analysts ask during calls. Read their reports from last 2 quarters.

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What are you looking to learn?

Looking to learn about anything related to HR/unions and also generally how the industry works and how airlines make money.

I’d pull some airline related content off your server.

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