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LAX Tow Tugs Feasibility Study

PI Massoud Bazargan

Currently, United Airlines does not have any tow tugs at LAX and uses only tractors with pull bars.

These are not suited for the lengthy tows. Due to high cost of these tow tugs a study is needed to identify economic viability of purchasing these tow tugs. In particular, the airline would like to identify metrics such NPV, payback, and IRR determined for a period of 5 years after buying these tow tugs.

Research Dates

01/01/2012 to 01/01/2020


  • Massoud  Bazargan
    Management, Marketing and Operations Department
    Ph.D., University of New South Wales

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