Project Title : Study on Prevention of Delayed Flights of Thai Viet Jet Air
By : Natthachai Russameedara
Advisor : Pattaraporn Jiramahapoka
Degree : Bechelor of Arts in Tourism Studies
Major : Tourism Studies
Faculty : Liberal Arts
Semester / Academic year : 2 /2016
Thailand Viet Jet Air Joint- Stock Co., Ltd. is the first private airline in Vietnam licensed to fly both domestic and international. It is also a low- cost carrier that has been very popular in Vietnam and in the region as well.
The ground service activities occurred during a break between flights is a major cause of delays to flights. The delay creates resentment for passengers. This also impacts on the operations of the airline. Therefore, this report has studied the causes of the delay by analyzing various theories, including the theory of delay and flight schedule. The study and finds the real cause of the delay. It further proposes the solution. The study finds out that the delays is up to 92.88 percent of all flights studied. The study divided nature of the occurred delays into categories according to the code delays of the International Air Transport Association. The code delays should be fixed to determine the exact cause which can be summarized into five factors. These factors are the human factor, tools and machines, materials and equipment, operational processes and environmental factors. Finally, this project is to contribute to finding solutions to solve the cause of the delay occurred and to identify those who are responsible for in order to provide clarity and effectiveness in resolving the delays occurred.
Keywords: Delay, Delayed flights, Thai Viet Jet Air.