To control another wave of Coronavirus, countries like Germany and the UK imposed another lockdown. Restrictions on international travel affected booking numbers, for which airlines had to cancel several flights. Now that these measures are about to be eased in the coming weeks, carriers need strategies to resume flight operations efficiently. Read here how to achieve that.
After months of great turbulence, the air cargo industry sees some positive trends. Airfreight demand continued its gradual recovery in October with volumes 3% higher than September. As the global trade peak season is right around the corner, airlines need to prepare for ramping up operations. Read here how AI can facilitate agile air cargo handling processes.
From new studies pointing out that the risk of a passenger contracting COVID-19 while onboard appears very low to the consistent signs of recovery of the airfreight market – read here the topics the aviation industry was talking about in October.
With the Coronavirus restraining air travel worldwide, airports face one of the biggest challenges in history. Processes must be adapted to address new health risks as cost-efficiently as possible. Measures like physical distancing help keep the public safe. But what about the long run? What strategies can help to build airport operational resilience?
The cleanliness of an airplane has never been more important. In a recent IATA passenger survey, 79% of the respondents showed concern about catching COVID-19 on a flight. A thorough planning of aircraft cleaning measures is essential to reinstall confidence in air travel. Read here what managers can do to optimize the implementation of enhanced sanitizing.
The Coronavirus has forced airports to rethink their business. As the pandemic unfolded, physical distancing became the norm to limit the virus spread. Now that travel numbers have been gradually increasing, questions have been raised about how feasible it is to keep this measure. Read here, what steps can help optimally implement social distancing in airport operations.
As September comes to an end, it´s time to share with you a summary of the latest news in the aviation industry. From the introduction of new travel incentives to the development of strategies to win back travelers’ confidence – read here some highlights on what airlines, airports, and governments have done in the past weeks.
Airlines and airports worldwide will have to brace for a lengthy recovery. They find themselves hampered by low demand as people postpone their travel plans due to COVID-19 concerns. To overcome this, the industry must adjust to changing customer expectations. Read here what steps the industry can take to restore passenger confidence.
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.