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Airport Industry Review is back for another issue packed with industry news and analysis. In this issue, we speak to experts from across the industry about how airports and airlines can maximise their chances of survival, discuss governance challenges for futuristic ‘vertiport’ facilities in urban environments, and find out how e-learning programmes have propped up pilot training during the Covid-19 crisis.
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In this issue
Roundtable: what should the future of aviation look like?
The aviation industry is in turmoil and as the post-Covid-19 reality dawns, a plan is urgently needed. As the sector debates on how to re-establish passenger confidence, Adele Berti asks a range of experts: what should aviation do in the short and long term to forge a path to recovery?
Could Swissport’s ground handling crisis be a sign of things to come?
Airport ground services firm Swissport is paying a high price for the Covid-19 pandemic, which has forced the company to halve its UK workforce and close its subsidiary in Belgium. As other companies face similar prospects, is a labour crisis in ground handling looming, and could it accelerate the deployment of automated baggage systems at airports worldwide? Adele Berti reports.
Cashing in on the new normal: how can airports diversify revenue?
Airport leaders have spoken up recently about the need to ‘diversify revenue’ and build ‘airport cities’ capable of future-proofing operations and revenue. Frances Marcellin spoke to Pieter Van Der Horst of Netherlands Airport consultants and co-author of report ‘How Real Estate Can Help Airports Build Resilient Business’ to find out more about the benefits of airport cities and how real estate can strengthen an airport’s revenue stream and reduce its risk.
Who will govern the
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