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5 Reasons Why JetBlue’s New York – London Route Will Be Successful!

JetBlue announced the start date for its long-anticipated transatlantic flight from New York to London Heathrow. The first flight will take off on August 11. And we already the skeptic voices telling the JetBlue’s transatlantic plans will fail — as other airlines did before. We don’t think so! Here are five reasons why we believe that JetBlue’s strategy is going to be successful.

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The Punctuality Debate: Is Airline On-Time Performance Still Relevant?

The world is changing, and airlines must acknowledge re-examining certain long-held beliefs. Undoubtedly, no one blames airlines for the current situation due to COVID-19. However, many airlines are stuck doing things in an outdated way that leads to inefficiency. For example, one thing I often observe when talking to airlines is the quasi-religious focus on punctuality.

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How CORONA Changes Airline KPIs Radically!

CORONA is the dominating topic of the airline and aviation industry for many months now. Unprecedented, devastating, and destructive are just a few adjectives that describe the airline nation’s state at this moment. However, we want to take another perspective on CORONA and the airline industry with this blog post.

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4 Reasons Why Your Airline Must Use KPI Benchmarks In Operations

Key Performance Indicators (KPI) have become a standard tool to rationalize a company’s performance. Especially in operations, airlines use the KPI tool to track their performance. This article goes beyond usual KPI usage and manifests the importance of KPI benchmarks. Read on to find out why your airline must use benchmarks for operational KPIs, how to set them up, and why real-time matters.

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Flying During The Time Of COVID-19 — Insights From An Industry Expert

I read and heard so much about how different it is to fly during the time of COVID-19. Safety regulations, other processes, and additional restrictions are just a few examples. However, as an aviation lover, I was looking forward to my first flight after many months so very much. So here’s what I observed and all details you have to know when planning to fly!

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Are We At The Beginning Of A Chinese Aviation & Airline Decade?

COVID-19 turned the airline and aviation industry upside down. Moreover, the aftermath of COVID-19 will redefine the entire industry. Up to now, Chinese airlines seem to handle the pandemic much better than competitors from Europe and the US. What does that mean for the future of the aviation and airline industry?

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10 Innovation Podcasts You Must Listen To In 2020!

Podcasts are constantly becoming an essential source of insights, knowledge, inspiration, and thoughts about innovation. Moreover, the number of people listening to podcasts on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or Google Podcasts is steadily increasing. In the United States alone, approximately 100 million people listen to podcasts. And that number is expected to grow to 160 million by 2023.

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Content-At-Scale — What Airlines Can Learn From Social Media

In my discussions about social media with airlines, most colleagues solely think about marketing and customer. This isn’t wrong. Especially since today’s social media channels provide limitless possibilities for these areas. However, I think airlines have to go one step further.

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How COVID-19 Impacts the Digital Transformation Strategies of Airlines

COVID turned the airline industry upside down and impacted all areas — from fleet planning to network management and operational processes. Next, we take a closer look at how the pandemic affects the digital strategies of airlines. On top of that, we explain why we believe that airlines become vulnerable.

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Why Dynamic Dashboards Are Super-Important For Your Airline?

Dynamic dashboards are clearly nothing new. I remember when I was sitting together with my team end of 2019. Every December we take a look back but also discuss future dashboard trends. Already at this point, there was one thing that absolutely clear to me and the entire team. Dynamic dashboards and KPIs will gain massive importance.

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Airline KPI Apps — Why There’s No Way Around

Having an app to access operations key performance indicators (KPI) is one of the most important things for airlines nowadays. I’m actually not getting tired to spread that word. And to tell airlines why it is so super-important.

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Two fundamental technological mistakes airlines are doing and why they are missing a big opportunity.

This blog post summarizes the discussions I had during the last weeks and months with colleagues from airlines — talks about how they currently use technology and how they want to use it in the future. And based on that, two fundamental technological mistakes many of them are doing from my perspective — errors that will lead to vulnerability and competitive disadvantages.

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Why It’s Time For Airlines To Monitor Sustainability KPIs In Real-Time?

There are certainly many articles about sustainability and airlines. For quite a while the global and necessary debate about climate change, sustainability, and CO2 reduction is a dominating topic. Although COVID-19 has pushed the topic into the background in 2020 you don’t have to be Nostradamus to know that its relevance will again increase.

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