Why would an ocean carrier choose to fly a flag of convenience?

Embry LGMT636 Week 6 Discussion

6.3 – Week 6 Discussion

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Reply substantively to only one of the topics below. Begin your reply by copying and pasting the topic in the first line of your reply. Refer to the Modules –> Course Specific Information –> .instructure.com/courses/38011/pages/discussions-and-assignment-resources”>Discussions and Assignment Resources section for substantive participation requirements.

 

  1. Using the Internet or any other resource, research C-TPAT and list some of the accomplishments of C-TPAT to date. Do you think this program is effective? Why or why not? What is the status of this program? Be sure to include links to your sources.
  2. Using the Internet or any other resource, research one of the US Open Sky agreements and describe who the agreement was with, when it went into force, the rights of each party, how disputes are settled, and any other information that you think is important.
  3. Why would an ocean carrier choose to fly a flag of convenience? What are the disadvantages? Substantiate your answer with examples. Be sure to cite or include links to your sources.
  4. Fuel prices are closely linked to transportation costs and specifically to the prices for air travel. Find one or more current, relevant, and objective journal articles that discuss the issue of fuel costs as related to the costs of air travel. Present your findings and discuss the implications for air carriers in the coming months and years. Indicate the source reference(s) in an APA formatted reference list.

Reply substantively to at least two of your classmates on two different topics than your original reply. Refer to the rubric for grading criteria.

 

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