Airlines & Airports
16 Mar 2022  |  Global
Customer Centricity and Personalization to Drive Transformational Growth
The privatization trend in aviation has picked up pace globally during the last 2 decades. Historically, a majority of airlines and airports were part of the public sector, and focus remained mostly on providing connectivity and affordability. However, the travel experience was often less prioritized. Changing market dynamics have made the passenge...
21 Feb 2022  |  Global
Increasing Dominance of Low-Cost Carriers Drives Transformational Growth in Regional Connectivity
Saturated air traffic demand in developed regions where aviation penetration is high creates the need for an adjacent market. Globally, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced governments and aviation stakeholders to rethink their strategies and mitigate risks associated with their dependence on international travel and tourism. Airports are considered st...
16 Dec 2021  |  Global
Increased Focus on Digitalization, Sustainable Operations, and Building Resilient Supply Chains will be the Key to Enhancing Future Growth Potentia
This study analyzes the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the air cargo industry. It also examines the growth in air cargo between 2020 and 2022 and identifies the trends driving this growth. The impact of past crises on global trade has also been presented. The study also highlights the leading stakeholders in the industry, such as carriers, air ...
14 Dec 2021  |  Global
New Product Development to Drive the Future Growth Potential of Aircraft Leasing
Lessors are struggling to maintain liquidity amidst the weak economic scenario in aviation. Airline-owned leasing firms are selling off their leasing arms to consolidate and streamline their core air travel operations. The critical situation has led to some M&A scenarios in the aircraft leasing industry. Lessors and airlines are dependent on var...
09 Dec 2021  |  Global
Partnerships Between Satellite Operators and Media Content Providers are Transforming the Industry
The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically reduced the demand for air travel both on domestic and international routes. It has severely impacted the aircraft utilization rate and financial health of the airlines. Most of the airlines were forced to halt their digital transformation journey due to weak financial capability. Airlines are focusing more on ...
06 Dec 2021  |  Global
Transformative Trends and Pandemic-related Operational Challenges Drive Adoption of AI, Drones, and Contactless Technologies
Novel technologies are improving aircraft hangars, and particularly the activities that take place within these hangars (final assembly or heavy maintenance and modification work). Industry 4.0 trends have positively changed the way aircraft are built or maintained in hangars, leading to the emergence of smart hangars. This research discusses tr...
29 Nov 2021  |  Global
Governments, Regulatory Agencies, and Aircraft Manufacturers will Drive Advancement in Sustainability, Sonic Boom Abatement, and Supply Chain Resilience
Civil supersonic transport aircraft have ceased operations since the retirement of Concorde’s commercial service in 2003. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) have initiated the process of developing new supersonic noise standard development and emission regulations through flight-test proc...
26 Nov 2021  |  Global
Strategic Partnering Among Airlines and Digitalization at Airports will Prove Critical in Maintaining Costs During Recovery from COVID-19’s Impact
Airlines and airports faced a sudden decline in passenger traffic, of high magnitudes. This disrupted the operational cash flow leading to severe liquidity crunch. Airlines & airports had to furlough employees, reduce operations correspondingly, and rely on state aid to ensure financial sustainability during peak periods of the pandemic (2020). Int...
11 Nov 2021  |  Global
Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Framework and Long-term Goals to Reduce Emissions Bolster Technology Strategy
The COVID-19 pandemic forced lockdowns and border closures, which subsequently curtailed global travel. Industry revenue in fiscal year (FY) 2020–2021 amounted to $328 billion—the nominal equivalent to revenue generated in FY 2000–2001. Due to grounded aircraft and cancelled flights, the reasons for the shift in passenger behavior, government...
10 Nov 2021  |  Global
New Product Development For All-electric Aircraft is Helping the Aviation Industry Achieve its Sustainability Goals
Commercial aviation contributes about 3% of all CO2 emissions globally. With the number of passengers constantly increasing and the number of aircraft forecasted to almost double by 2050, this percentage is expected to rise significantly. Industry stakeholders are working to reduce emissions by moving to alternative energy sources and using sustain...