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Financial Results: How the World’s Biggest Airlines Performed in 2020

For almost every airline, 2020 has been the most devastating year in terms of financial results. So we wanted to know the details and analyzed the financial results of 15 of the world’s biggest airlines. Here are the results. Due to Corona’s impact, 2020 has been one of the most challenging years for airlines ever.…

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4 Airlines That Made Profit in 2020 — And Here’s how!

For most airlines, 2020 was the most devastating year with unbelievable losses. However, a few airlines managed to close the pandemic year with profits. Here are four airlines that made a profit in 2020 and how they achieved it! Airline That Make Profit — Or Flying Faster Than the Light? In August 2020, the Arab…

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Why Touristic & Leisure Travel is so Crucial for Airlines’ COVID Recovery

On their path back to pre-COVID operations, airlines around the globe at dozens of touristic and leisure destinations to their schedules. Here’s why many airlines’ COVID recovery strategies focus on the “touristic strategy.” With signs of hope that more and more countries lift travel restrictions during the following months, airlines prepare for the summer, their…

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Signs of Hope: United Airlines Flies Back to pre-Pandemic Levels

Beginning of May, United Airlines announced to add more than 400 daily flights in July as another essential step to leave the pandemic behind. We take a closer look at United’s pandemic recovery process. United Sends Strong Signals of Recovery United Airlines, and the entire U.S. airline industry, send out strong signs of recovery. Just…

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COVID: 3rd Wave Urged Europe’s Airlines to Ground Another 1,000 Aircraft

In May 2021, Europe’s airlines can slowly see the light at the end of the Covid-tunnel. First, however, the COVID’s third wave hit the continent hard and urged European airlines —at the peak— to ground almost 1,000 additional aircraft.  There are many ways to measure COVID’s impact on airlines: The number of flights, seat capacity,…

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How Corona (Temporarily) Turned the Aviation Industry Upside Down!

The Corona pandemic hit the aviation industry with a mighty clash and reshuffled it completely — at least temporarily. We take a closer look at airline and airport rankings and how traffic has changed. When we first heard about a virus breakout in Asia, we couldn’t imagine how this would change the world. Especially the…

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COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout: What it Means for Airline KPIs?

After the first anniversary of COVID-19, we can say we are in one of the most anticipated phases of the process, the vaccination phase. Imagine the logistics pharmaceuticals, governments, and transportation companies have to arrange to guarantee the safe arrival of the doses to each of the countries worldwide. This is an example of how important…

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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.  Analyzing CORONA’s Impact on Airlines…

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Digital Innovations Airlines Need for the New Normal

The global pandemic pretty much upended almost every industry and sector of modern society. And while the pandemic’s effect on the world is pretty substantial, it’s safe to say that airlines may face the fallout from this for years to come. Air travel will likely continue to be affected even as the world approaches a…

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Travelers’ Experience in COVID-19 Times

After asking people around the world, their perception and willingness to travel during Corona times, I wanted to see the perspective of people who have already taken the step and traveled during COVID-19 times. Therefore, I decided to interview four different persons who have traveled during Corona times to various destinations and consider multiple trip…

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COVID Travel Survey: Are you Ready to Travel Under the New Normal?

After my first experience traveling, I was inquisitive about what people’s perception is about traveling during COVID-19 times. Therefore, I decided to generate a COVID Travel Survey and distribute it to people from different nationalities. My main objective was to understand if the perception was similar or had significant variations depending on the participants’ regions.…

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Corona: World’s Biggest Airlines to Layoff More Than 100,000 Workers

The COVID-19 pandemic has a devastating effect on the global air industry. While it became evident that airlines will suffer a long-lasting impact, more and more airlines announced job cuts and layoffs as a necessary response to the crisis.  With passenger numbers on an all-time low, parked aircraft, and travel restrictions, airlines are undergoing the…

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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, additional 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. Here’s what I observed and all…

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Cost Reduction

6 Reasons Why You Need KPIs To Achieve Sustainable Cost Reduction

Almost every company is currently looking for cost reduction measures. And this isn’t surprising. COVID-19, like no other crisis before, forces many companies to reduce costs or completely rethink their business models. Moreover, many industries forecast a bumpy and lengthy road until business figures reach pre-COVID level again. Although predictions vary from 3 to 5…

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Why KPIs Are Important

3 Reasons Why KPIs Are Now More Important Than Ever?

It’s tough to have that standpoint right now — in a time where Corona is dominating the news. It’s really tough. I’ve had so many discussions with companies from all industries across the world in recent months. And in each of the discussions stated my case very clearly. Moreover, I precisely explained why I’m genuinely…

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Airline Reduce Costs

6 Reasons Why Your Airline Needs KPIs To Reduce Operational Costs

Every airline is currently looking for possibilities to reduce costs. And this isn’t surprising. COVID-19, like no other crisis before, forces airlines to rethink their entire business models.  Most of the airlines forecast a bumpy and lengthy road until passengers numbers reach pre-COVID figures again. Although predictions vary from 3 to 5 years, it is…

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Why Your Airline Needs Key Performance Indicators Now More Than Ever?

I love airline key performance indicators (KPI). Probably, I love KPIs in general. They give me the feeling of being in control (although I’m not a control freak). And of course, many of the discussions I have with colleagues from airlines revolve around KPIs. Here’s A Little Backstory First I’m currently running that super-amazing format…

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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. We take a closer look at how the pandemic impacts the digital strategies of airlines. On top of that, we explain why we believe that airlines become vulnerable. The Golden Age of Airlines’ Profitability…

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Re-Starting Your Airline After COVID-19 — Here are the KPIs you Need!

There’s probably no other industry that has been hit by COVID-19 as hard as the airline industry. Times are tough like they’ve never been for airlines. Aircraft are grounded, flight schedules are operated at a minimum and many airlines shut down their operations even completely. It might feel strange and optimistic, but I’m totally convinced…

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How CORONA Impacts Airline Dashboards — And How To React?

Many airlines lately reported that Corona massively decreases the value of their KPI dashboard. Since this is isn’t surprising for me, I want to do two things today. First, I am going to share some reasons why Corona impacts your airline dashboard. And second, I’ll provide a concept of how to react. Corona Challenged Us…

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