US Airways SWOT Analysis, USP & Competitors

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SWOT Analysis of US Airways with USP, Competition, STP (Segmentation, Targeting, Positioning) - Marketing Analysis

US Airways

Parent Company

US Airways Group





Tagline/ Slogan

Fly With Us


Punctuality and high quality service



Cost conscious customers

Target Group

Middle class / frequent fliers


Value for money

SWOT Analysis


1. Highly satisfied customer base and hence high brand loyalty

2. Strong dominance in the east cost of America
3. Wide reach with a fleet of 330+ mainline jet aircraft and 280+ regional jet and turbo-prop aircraft connecting over 200 destinations in North America, South America, Europe and the Middle East.

4. Ranked as a top in On-Time performance among major North American airlines.
5. Good presence and operations pan USA


1. Hubs are smaller than other airline hubs, which creates a bottleneck for the transfer of passengers
2. High maintenance cost because of the large fleet size


1. Establish a point-to-point service instead of the hub system thus reducing waiting time of the customers
2. Tie-up with financially stable companies like FedEx in order to improve financial position of the company
3. Global tie-ups can be a potential opportunity


1. Fluctuations in economy causing decline in air travel demand
2. Increasing Oil prices and labor cost
3. Its increasingly difficult to differentiate among its competitors as there are many regional and foreign players in American airline industry



1. Southwest

2. Delta Airlines

3. Jet Blue
4. United Airlines


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