1 Marketing in the Aeronautics and Space Industry.- 1. The aeronautics and space sector environment.- 1.1 Characteristics of the aeronautics and space sector.- 1.2 Market deregulation.- 1.3 The role of regulatory organizations: FAA, DGAC, CAA, IATA.- The organizations which control air transport.- 2. The marketing approach.- 2.1 The rise of marketing.- 2.2 The two facets of marketing.- 2.3 An essential part of companies and organizations.- 2.4 A set of methods with wide-ranging applications.- 3. The role of marketing in the aeronautics and space industry.- 3.1 The growing importance of marketing in the aeronautics and space sector.- 3.2 Different types of marketing.- 3.3 Marketing in the aeronautics and space supply chain.- 3.4 Recent marketing trends in aeronautics.- 2 The Individual and Organizational Purchase.- 1. The individual purchase.- 1.1 Factors influencing the buying behavior.- The child as influencer.- Senior marketing.- 1.2 The buying process.- 2. The organizational purchase.- 2.1 The buying center.- 2.2 Buying phases.- "Make or Buy ?", the example of the Super Transporter: from Super Guppy to A300-600ST.- 2.3 Different situations.- 2.4 The behavior of professional buyers.- 2.5 Bidding.- 2.6 E-procurement and the development of the marketplaces.- 3. Case study: the aircraft constructor's approach to the airline's buying center.- 3.1 First action level (1): the customer airline.- 3.2 Second action level (2): air traffic regulatory bodies.- 3.3 Third action level (3): airports.- 3.4 Fourth action level (4): passengers and citizen groups.- 4. Case study: Airing's approach to the buying center of the Sultan of M.- 5. Purchase marketing.- 5.1 The different conceptions of purchase marketing.- 5.2 Purchase marketing objectives.- 5.3 Means of action.- Purchase marketing at EADS.- 3 Business Marketing Intelligence.- 1. The information system.- Dassault Aviation: Increasing Falcon customer satisfaction by using an efficient information system.- 2. Market surveillance: active listening.- 2.1 The different types of surveillance.- 2.2 Setting up surveillance.- Docland: Aerospatiale-Matra's information and documentation center (EADS).- 3. Information sources.- 3.1 Main information sources.- 3.2 Information protection.- Market studies made by Boeing and Airbus.- 4. The main types of studies.- 4.1 Qualitative studies.- 4.2 Quantitative studies.- The international tourism study: a key analysis for airline destination strategy.- 4.3 Permanent and ad hoc studies.- 4.4 The other objectives for studies.- From the Airbus A3XXproject to the A380: the primordial role of studies.- 4 Market Segmentation and Positioning.- 1. Segmenting a market.- 1.1 The objectives of segmentation.- The segmentation fo the satellige market.- 1.2 The main segmentation methods.- An example of "top-down" segmentation applied to catering.- "Bottom-up" segmentation: the example of the business jet market.- 1.3 Other segmentation methods used in B to B.- 2. Positioning.- 2.1 Positioning objectives.- Examples of positioning: AeroMexico and Thai Airways.- Four examples of positioning: Singapore Airlines, Air France, Swissair, American Airlines.- Two further examples: Virgin Atlantic and easy Jet.- 2.2 Setting up positioning.- Lufthansa Technik: positioning based on customer success.- 5 Marketing and Sales Action Plan.- 1. The marketing plan.- 1.1 Part one: the analysis.- 1.2 The objectives.- 1.3 The means or action plan.- 2. The sales action plan.- 2.1 The objectives of the sales action plan.- 2.2 How the sales action plan is carried out.- 2.3 An example of the contents of a sales action plan.- 6 Innovation and Product Management.- 1. The learning curve.- 2. The product life cycle.- 2.1 Phases of the life cycle.- 2.2 Applying the life cycle concept.- 2.3 The characteristics of each life cycle phase.- 3. Managing the product portfolio.- 3.1 The BCG model.- An analysis of the Airbus and Boeing product portfolios.- 3.2 The McKinsey model.- 3.3 The Little model.- 3.
Aerospace Marketing Management is a marketing manual devoted to:
-the aeronautics sector: parts suppliers, aircraft manufacturers, and airlines,
-the space sector: suppliers, integrators, and service providers. It presents the essentials of marketing from basic concepts such as segmentation, positioning and the marketing plan, to the product policy, pricing, distribution and communication. This book also includes specific chapters on project marketing, brand policy, gaining loyalty through maintenance and training, compensation, and alliance strategies. The different chapters show the new changes due to Internet:
-e-procurement for the purchase strategy,
-interactive communication with websites,
-e-ticketing for the airlines to reach final consumers.
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