The Coronavirus has brought unprecedented logistical challenges for the global air transport. Border restrictions and reduced travel demand have caused the grounding of approximately 43% of widebody passenger planes. This has impacted the industry severely as jets typically supply 50% of air cargo capacity. Read here what strategies air cargo carriers can follow to deal with current utilization constraints.
From the international aviation community joining efforts to rebuild passenger confidence to the development of strategies for carriers to cope with the New Normal – in this blog post you will find a summary of the latest news in the aviation industry.
From enhanced cleaning to physical distancing, the Coronavirus is reshaping airport operations worldwide. As passenger traffic begins to increase, managers have to face new regulatory requirements for keeping services running. Meeting these guidelines is key to ensuring the public’s well-being and remaining competitive. Read here, how health protocols can be planned efficiently within airport processes.
The changing governmental restrictions and volatility in air travel demand make it difficult for carriers to have stable flight schedules. Booking cancellations and flight delays due to COVID-19 further spread results in high operational costs. This situation also impacts passengers´ confidence to travel again. Read here, what carriers can do to improve their schedule management.
Measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 are changing ground services. To adapt to the New Normal, airport personnel must deal with tasks they have not done before. The development of new competencies is critical. Due to social distancing, traditional classroom-based learning may no longer be feasible. How then can companies best train ground staff?
The ever-increasing expectations for air travel put pressure on
on-time performance. To what extent do punctuality goals affect pilots?
To what extent is it feasible to introduce COVID-19 testing into the air travel process? What African countries are resuming international flights? How is demand developing for some carriers servicing routes in Asia? Find the answers to these questions and more in our monthly aviation wrap-up.
In a context where security, safety and an enjoyable passenger experience are critical, airports face great pressure to develop future-proof operations. With no certainty when business will get back to normal, measures aimed to cut airport costs take central stage. Read here what strategies can help to improve processes and achieve efficient spending.
While the carrier industry seeks to get more and more planes back to the skies, passenger traffic is likely to take longer to fully recover. To ensure the continuity of operations, the implementation of strategies to reduce airline costs becomes a priority. Read here, how spending could be better managed in Post-COVID times.
In a still pre-vaccine world, the end of the coronavirus national lockdowns brings a series of challenges for the aviation. As the demand for flights gradually ramps up, passengers will expect new measures to minimize crowding at airports. How can operators overcome the need for social distancing?