In (and beyond) a state of pandemic: is there still room for SESAR?
Current crisis is shifting the focus of airline decision-makers towards preserving liquidity, an imperative to survive. Often at the expense of those projects that are no longer viewed as necessary. Still, a survey has revealed that managers assign value to adopting SESAR solutions. To think beyond the pandemic.
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 you stabilize and rebuild customer confidence during and after the Corona crisis?
Maintaining a trusting relationship with customers particularly in times of extensive uncertainty, is a key driver of business success and airlines need to focus on the long-term and lifetime value of their customers by proving to them that they care.
Operations control in a pandemic
The Coronavirus crisis will last for long. We need to accept this and implement solutions to manage the implications. Securing workforce and passengers health together with business continuity is vital. We recommend four ops control-related actions to build an actual border between the virus and the business.
How can MRO/CAMO support airline profitability during and after the corona crisis
The Corona crisis has pushed the airline industry to its limits, directly affecting the liquidity. Nevertheless, the crisis offers some opportunities to re-position airline’s maintenance strategies, not as cost-generating processes, but as a carefully designed, efficient and lean structure that may add value to the overall profitability.
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.