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Scandinavian Airlines : En fallstudie om Scandinavian Airlines kundrelationer

by Jakobsson, Christina; Herrmann, Markus

Abstract (Summary)

For many companies, the Internet has revolutionized the relationship they have with their customers concerning costumer service. The use of Information Technology in regard to Internet as a media has provided companies with the opportunity to build customer databases in order to target their customers individually. The airline industry was one of the first pioneers to use the full potential of Internet to improve customer relations and its profits which we aim to investigate in greater detail in our thesis.

Our thesis answers the question on how Scandinavian Airlines' (SAS) Eurobonus department uses their website to create valuable and profitable relationships with SAS loyalty club members through direct marketing. In order to answer our research question, three key informants have been interviewed - each representing different sub departments at Eurobonus; service and support, IT and marketing. Our results were that the Eurobonus department use direct marketing methods by sending customized e-mail offerings to target specific customer, using their customer databases. Other findings were that SAS Eurobonus' customer relations were vital and well functioning, except for the fact that SAS homepage lacks sufficient opportunities to create a dialogue and proper communication between Eurobonus and its customers.

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School:Uppsala universitet

School Location:Sweden

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:airlines costumer loyalty club direct marketing internet and relationship management flygbolag lojalitetsprogram direktmarknadsföring och relationsmarknadsföring business studies företagsekonomi

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Date of Publication:01/01/2009

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