Industry poll: Digital technologies central to aviation’s post-COVID recovery

By Linda Blachly Jul 15, 2020
Despite the financial impact many airlines are facing as a result of COVID-19, many industry players agree that adopting digital and connected…
Air Transport

EDITORIAL: Why Extending Slots Waiver Will Be A Critical Lifeline To Airlines

By Karen Walker Jul 09, 2020
When demand for air travel nosedived in March as the COVID-19 virus cascaded into a global pandemic, regulators who oversee slot allocations at the…
ATW Opinion

Aircraft interiors industry sees 60% drop-off, accelerates innovation

By Linda Blachly Jul 02, 2020
The global COVID-19 pandemic—which has wreaked havoc with the plans of millions of travelers—has also created severe knock-on effects for airlines and cabin interior manufacturers. Even though more than half of the world’s passenger fleets are back in service, it is clear the airline industry is not likely to recover fully for at least two to three years.
Interiors & Connectivity

ANALYSIS: Airlines Are Failing In Their Safe-To-Fly Messaging

By Karen Walker Jul 01, 2020
A huge hole in airline efforts to reassure passengers and crews that flying is safe was exposed this week during a US Senate hearing on the pandemic…
Air Transport

Lufthansa to offer COVID testing at Frankfurt, Munich

By Victoria Moores Jul 01, 2020
Lufthansa has teamed up with two medical companies to offer COVID-19 testing at its Frankfurt and Munich hubs, which may avoid 14-day quarantine…
Air Transport

AirShield Concept: A Breath Of Fresh Air For Germ-Free Air Travel?

By Linda Blachly Jul 01, 2020
As the aviation industry searches for ways to make passengers feel safer in the COVID-19 environment, one innovation company is looking beyond cabin hygiene and new seat designs with barriers.
Interiors & Connectivity

INTERVIEW: Acro CEO Sees Flexibility As Key To Post-COVID Seat Designs

By Linda Blachly Jul 01, 2020
Acro Aircraft Seating CEO Neil Cairns joined the company March 9, just as the world was bracing for the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the face of a rapidly changing industry, Acro is working to identify cost-effective and sustainable changes to seating design and development.
Interiors & Connectivity

What Can Be Done About Passenger Safety At Boarding Areas?

By Karen Walker Jul 01, 2020
Ask the Editors: Airports are revamping their check-in process to create a safer, contactless environment for travelers.
Airports & Routes

Startup Zephyr Aerospace Targets Passenger Slumber

By Linda Blachly Jul 01, 2020
When it comes to traveling on flights over eight hours, sleep is the “single most important thing” to a passenger, according to Zephyr Aerospace founder and CEO Jeff O’Neill.
Interiors & Connectivity

Post-COVID-19 cabin designs are innovative, but are they realistic?

By Linda Blachly Jul 01, 2020
As the airline industry quickly puts into place increased health and hygiene protocols to boost passenger confidence, cabin interior manufacturers are innovating designs to give added protection to COVID-19-wary travelers.
Interiors & Connectivity

How Does Limiting Carry-On Bag Size Help Fight COVID-19?

By Karen Walker Jun 22, 2020
Ask the Editors: Airlines may be concerned about crowding in cabin aisles, but adopting ICAO’s guidelines would be the best practice.
Airlines & Lessors

SITA CEO: Airlines & Airports Will Adapt Technologies To COVID Needs

By Victoria Moores Jun 17, 2020
Airlines, airports and governments were tapping new technologies before the pandemic crisis to maximize the use of airport space as air traffic boomed. Now, airport space has become a priority in a new way, SITA CEO Barbara Dalibard says.
Air Transport

How Has COVID-19 Changed The Outlook For Low-Cost Carriers?

By Karen Walker Jun 12, 2020
Ask the Editors: LCCs are nimble and have strategies to stimulate demand for air travel.
Airlines & Lessors

ATW SITA webinar: Experts spell out future shape of airport experience

Jun 10, 2020
Much of the technology needed to make airports safe environments in the post-COVID-19 era already exists—the challenge will be to introduce it in…
Air Transport

EDITORIAL: UK quarantine law kills one of country’s best hopes for economic restart

By Karen Walker Jun 08, 2020
The UK’s bizarre decision to implement a quarantine on most people entering the country is being challenged by an unlikely trio of airlines.
Air Transport

Will Any U.S. Major Airline Go Out of Business In 2020?

By Karen Walker Jun 08, 2020
Ask the Editors: U.S. airlines’ strength before the COVID-19 crisis and government support bodes well for the majors’ survival.
Airlines & Lessors

INTERVIEW: Collins Aerospace president Stephen Timm: Safety First

By Linda Blachly Jun 05, 2020
Stephen Timm took over as president of Collins Aerospace in February. The company was created in 2018 by bringing together UTC Aerospace Systems and…
Interiors & Connectivity

INTERVIEW: Wizz Air CEO József Váradi looks beyond the virus

By Kurt Hofmann Jun 05, 2020
Budapest-based LCC Wizz Air has taken a number of initiatives during the COVID-19 pandemic to safeguard the company’s cost position and balance sheet…
Air Transport

Why Do You Think Flying Is Safe During The COVID-19 Crisis?

By Karen Walker Jun 04, 2020
Ask the Editors: Airliners are much cleaner than the average restaurant—especially now with new additional disinfecting being done.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Editorial: ICAO’s Hygiene Guidelines Illustrate Rock-And-Hard-Place Situation

By Karen Walker Jun 03, 2020
ICAO has been roundly praised by the global aviation community for its “takeoff guidance,” published June 2 and setting out recommended practices for safe air travel while the pandemic continues.
ATW Opinion

Will Returning Demand For Air Travel Vary By Region?

By Karen Walker Jun 01, 2020
Ask the Editors: Various border shutdowns and country-specific quarantine rules are complicating air travel.
Air Transport

What Do You See For The Future Of India’s Aviation?

By Karen Walker May 28, 2020
What is your opinion regarding the future of the aviation industry in India?
Airlines & Lessors

How airlines are adapting loyalty programs while customers are grounded

By Linda Blachly May 22, 2020
Their customers are grounded, but airlines are working to keep them loyal.
Air Transport

Leveraging loyalty for crisis communications

Phil Gunter May 22, 2020
The frequent-flyer program (FFP) is a key communications tool and should be leveraged to keep members informed and interested in the airline during…
Airlines & Lessors

The value of loyalty programs as airlines recover

Evert De Boer May 22, 2020
No one can escape the consequences of COVID-19, including airline loyalty programs. But in many ways, the programs could play a particularly relevant…
Airlines & Lessors

 

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