Michael Becker blog posts
The pandemic is having a worldwide effect. Nearly every economy has to fight with the negative impacts. The aviation sector in particular is very badly affected by the crisis. Airlines get away from the traditional seasonal-based schedule planning to a more agile way. What does it mean for schedule and codeshare management?
Airlines and airports have to consider measures to minimize the transmission of COVID-19 between travelers, airport staff and crew members. These actions may increase the time passengers have to spend at the airport before they board a flight or while waiting for the connecting flight.
Schedules are basically subject to frequent and permanent changes. Especially nowadays, in times of crisis, quick action and re-action are indispensable. But does your system or does your established process support this kind of flexibility and mass data processing?
Being in a partnership with other airlines means that the airline has to inform its partners about all own schedule updates in time, and the partner has to react and reflect the impact of the partner’s schedule updates in its own schedule as well. We created a schedule analysis of the members of Star Alliance, Oneworld and Skyteam regarding their codeshare agreements. Read here what we found out.