COVID-19: What Comes After the First Thunderclap in Aviation Workforce Management?
What is currently happening to the global aviation industry is unprecedented in every matter. And so are the measures we are seeing. Lufthansa has already grounded about 700 of its 763 aircraft and AirFranceKLM prepares to reduce their available seat kilometers by up to 90%. Meanwhile, Austrian Airlines and Ryanair have announced a complete cease […]
COVID-19: How will Airport Operations be Impacted?
During the COVID-induced shutdown, airports are finding themselves caught between differing, often conflicting information and requirements from their stakeholders – both airlines and travelers, as well as their regulatory authorities. At this stage, ahead of most countries’ case number peak, it is difficult to identify the correct models and scenarios for post-travel-ban market behaviors. At […]
How, When, Where … – To Ramp-up Airline Workforce?
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 […]
Foresee the Unforeseeable – Airline Demand Forecasting in Times of COVID-19
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 […]
What’s next for Airports – The Conflict of Turning Down Costs
Introduction The crisis gives Airports a one-time chance to shake off legacy cost – but they face conflicting requirements. Most Airports’ financial situation may not have received similar media attention as airlines in the Covid-19 shutdown, but this does not mean their businesses are not having to undergo significant change. With traffic at many airports […]
M2P Speaks About “The Future of Disruption Management Solutions”
This years AGIFORS Airline Operations 2020 Study Group Meeting has been re-imagined as a virtual, online conference. It is scheduled for 1 June to 5 June 2020 online. The key topic of this years conference is “What has COVID-19 done to our airlines – and what can software vendors, decision support solutions, and consultancies do […]