Just when everything looked like the long-awaited recovery for aviation was finally starting to pick up steam, “the Virus” had other ideas. But whilst the industry was hit hard in about all facets of businesses, one silver lining may be its effect on digitalization. Ahead of the holiday break, we look at how airports can utilize this to gain competitive advantages in 2022.
Covid-19 has brought aviation to it’s knees. However, in the early days of the pandemic almost a year ago, we knew much less about the virus’ propagation behavior and potential countermeasures than we do today.
The Challenge: Predicting Demand for Air Traffic in a Highly Disruptive Environment The current Corona pandemic has devastated many industries, but only a few with the vigor that struck the aviation sector. Under the impression of international travel bans and national lock-downs, customers were unable or unwilling to travel anymore. Thus, airlines were forced to […]
A Myriad of Questions As we reach the peak of COVID-19’s infection curve through the western world, the unenviable task of rebuilding and resuming operations in a post-pandemic society lies ahead. Airlines will have to find ways to weather the crisis and accommodate a “new normal”. As preparations begin to restore operations, a myriad of […]
Global Shut-down Ever since the Corona virus left China and started its pandemic rampage around the globe, the subsequent lock-down of entire economies has severely struck a multitude of industries – but hardly any other sector has suffered as much as the travel industry, including (passenger) air transport. Airlines were forced to ground most of […]
With most of the main economic powers in some stage of lockdown, Aviation is suffering as one of the hardest-hit industries. At the time of writing, the vast majority of European Airlines have either ceased operations or radically downscaled, whilst Airports are contending with traffic drops in the region of 90%, leading German Airports to […]