Airline Crisis Assistance: Do you need experience to manage a crisis?
A few days ago while talking to a colleague, I realized that I feel old. He argued that “all crises are the same” and that it is possible to come up with a standard methodology to manage any type of crisis. So I took a breath and counted the airline industry crises that I experienced in my career as a network and schedule planner.
How can we support airlines to safeguard profitability and survive the corona crisis?
In exceptional situations such as the current collapse in travel demand due to the worldwide Corona crisis, it is vital for airlines to quickly adapt their flight schedules to a new reality. Capacity and operational costs must be significantly reduced. Schedule changes must be immediately published, so that operational planning areas can react to reduce the impact on both customers and the airline’s resources.
What are the benefits of Network Management Consulting Services? Put simply – more money.
Some airlines tend to focus on schedule management and flight operations topics only. This is a consequence of pragmatism. However wrong network decisions only come to light months later, when someone looks at the balance sheet. This musn´t be. Please read here why.
Network Planning: IATA Direct Data Solutions Forum 2016
We`ve just spent two exiting days at the IATA Direct Data Solutions (DDS) Forum in Bangkok discussing the advantages for airlines cooperating with IATA DDS. If you have missed this, you will get a second chance to learn more about it by joining the second DDS conference this year. It will take place at the Hyatt/Regency in Mainz, near Frankfurt/Germany on the 26.-27. April 2016.