Will airline hubs recover from COVID-19?

McKinsey

We believe the hub model will remain relevant postcrisis, but airlines will need to update their operations and network strategies. Connecting traffic has been particularly hard hit by COVID-19.

Best Airline for Consultants: Delta or United?

Management Consulted

Delta and United are two of the largest airlines in the world. legacy carriers is the best airline for consultants continues to rage. The post Best Airline for Consultants: Delta or United? The debate about which of these U.S. To put that discussion to rest (or add some fuel … Continue Reading. appeared first on Management Consulted. consulting travel

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Coronavirus: Airlines brace for severe turbulence

McKinsey

Airlines need strategies for navigating the crisis and returning to the skies. COVID-19 has brought travel to a sudden halt. Insights on Travel, Transport & Logistics

Which Airline Delivers The Best Consulting Business Travel Experience?

Management Consulted

Which airline is best for domestic consulting travel? Which airline provides the best rewards? Which airline will get you there on-time most often? Which airline provides the best … Continue Reading. The post Which Airline Delivers The Best Consulting Business Travel Experience? Well, there’s a lot of different ways you could parse that question. appeared first on Management Consulted. consulting travel

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Airlines and debt: Dealing with the long-term burden of the pandemic

McKinsey & Company

At IATA’s World Financial Symposium, Alex Dichter provides three actions to de-lever airlines’ balance sheets. Insights on Travel, Logistics & Infrastructure Airlines

How to transform your airline

McKinsey

Airline transformations are often necessary—and always difficult. We lay out five rules for success. Insights on Travel, Transport & Logistics

Back to the future? Airline sector poised for change post-COVID-19

McKinsey & Company

As they look beyond the pandemic, airlines need to grapple with five new realities—and devise strategies to adapt. Insights on Travel, Logistics & Infrastructure Travel, Logistics & Infrastructure Strategy

The airline mile hoax

Seth Godin Blog

The airlines benefit when they offer fewer and fewer seats as a percentage of available points floating around, because then people are pushed to either ignore their miles or settle for something less than they expected.

How airlines can chart a path to zero-carbon flying

McKinsey

The coronavirus crisis will transform aviation, giving airlines their best chance yet to address climate change. Sustainable fuels are a key part of that strategy. Insights on Travel, Transport & Logistics

Airline Status Match: A Complete Guide To Status Match Challenge Options

Management Consulted

Airline Status Match & Status Match Challenge Options An airline status match … Continue Reading. The post Airline Status Match: A Complete Guide To Status Match Challenge Options appeared first on Management Consulted. Disclaimer: The MC Team is passionate about travel, and writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Management Consulted may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network.

Improving Airlines’ On-Time Performance

BCG

In the airline business, one late aircraft early in the morning can lead to more than 70 delayed planes later in the day. No other aspect of an airline’s operations has as broad or as deep an impact on the entire organization. Airlines have a tough time getting their arms around OTP and how to manage it—with good reason. The first step is making the system resilient to disruption; the second is enabling an airline to catch up more quickly when disruption occurs.

Crazy Airline Gobbledegook Nonsense

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

The airline business is like nothing on earth, and airline people are some of the most common interactions we consultants have. Aircraft - This is one of the most common words to escape from the lips of airline people. But no one outside the airline industry says aircraft. Welcome aboard the pirate ship, Southwest Airlines Flight 123! Airline personnel have mastered passive voice! Product - MBA-ization comes to the airline industry!

Taking on airlines’ toughest challenges

McKinsey

This speech from a procurement summit touches on airline profitability, new approaches to cost cutting, and treating procurement as a valued partner. Aviation is still an enormously demanding industry. Insights on Travel, Transport & Logistics

Miles ahead: How to improve airline customer-loyalty programs

McKinsey

Without a new approach, airline loyalty programs risk alienating many customers. Insights on Travel, Transport & Logistics

Airline Status Match: A Complete Guide To Status Match Challenge Options

Management Consulted

Airline Status Match & Status Match Challenge Options An airline status match … Continue Reading. The post Airline Status Match: A Complete Guide To Status Match Challenge Options appeared first on Management Consulted. Disclaimer: The MC Team is passionate about travel, and writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Management Consulted may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network.

It’s High Time Airlines Got Personal

BCG

Airlines need to get personal with their customers. If other companies can offer a customized experience, why can’t a hotel or an airline? With the wealth of consumer data at their disposal (both their own and from other sources), airlines have an enormous opportunity to increase revenue by building strong customer loyalty rooted in a personalized experience. Article Wednesday, August 31, 2016.

How to Communicate, Lead, & Be in Control at All Times Like an Airline Captain w/Emil Dobrovolschi & Octavian Pantis Ep#119

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

The two are co-authors of the book Dark Cockpit: How to Communicate, Lead, and Be in Control at All Times Like an Airline Captain , but come from quite different backgrounds. On this special episode of the Strategy & Leadership Podcast, we're joined by both Octavian Pantis and Emil G.

Delta American Express Gold – The Gold Standard of Airline Credit Cards?

Management Consulted

The post Delta American Express Gold – The Gold Standard of Airline Credit Cards? Disclaimer: The MC Team is passionate about travel, and writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Management Consulted may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network. If you are a loyal Delta flier (like us!), we’re excited to … Continue Reading. appeared first on Management Consulted. consulting travel

A better approach to airline costs

McKinsey

Aggregate views of airline costs have their limitations. A better approach looks in depth at cost drivers. Our Insights

Airline Status Stacking: How I’m getting status on American, Delta, and Southwest

Management Consulted

Premier airline status. More than Christmas, New Years, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa combined, airline status brings joy to many consultants each year (usually in December.) The post Airline Status Stacking: How I’m getting status on American, Delta, and Southwest appeared first on Management Consulted. The consultant’s holy grail. But not this year for me. Because, although I achieved my 13th … Continue Reading.

Consolidation in Europe’s Airline Industry

BCG

Over the past 15 years, Europe’s full-service airlines have flown through turbulent skies as they generally failed to adapt to an increasingly price-competitive short-haul market. All kinds of airlines—from legacy FSCs to low-cost carriers large and small—need to come to grips with issues of scale, costs, and operating flexibility in an environment that demands ever more efficiency and agility. Article Wednesday, August 17, 2016.

Where Does the Airline Industry Go from Here?

Harvard Business

Eighteen months into the pandemic, a panel of experts discuss what’s changed, whether the bailouts were misspent, and if business travel is ever coming back. Government policy and regulation Economic cycles and trends Travel and tourism industry Aerospace and defense sector Digital Article

Delta American Express Gold – The Gold Standard of Airline Credit Cards?

Management Consulted

The post Delta American Express Gold – The Gold Standard of Airline Credit Cards? Special Offer Alert: Delta and American Express are offering a limited time welcome bonus of 60,000 Delta miles if you spend $2,000 on purchases within the first 3 months of account opening. Offer is available until April 3, 2019. If … Continue Reading. appeared first on Management Consulted. consulting travel life as a consultant

How to Lead through a Merger: US Airways and American Airlines

Harvard Business

How did CEO Doug Parker successfully merge US Airways and American Airlines? Mergers and acquisitions Operations strategy Corporate governance Aerospace and defense sector Audio

From farm to sky: Feedstocks fuel India’s path to cleaner skies

McKinsey & Company

Insights on Travel, Logistics & Infrastructure Airlines India SustainabilityA report from McKinsey and the World Economic Forum examines how India is deploying sustainable aviation fuels at scale.

How airlines should manage IT failures and security breaches to improve operational stability

McKinsey

To face up to challenges stemming from digital innovation, airline executives should work to secure technology delivery, manage cyberrisk, and address costs, among other actions.

How Chinese airlines can brace for impending turbulence

McKinsey

The coming years could prove challenging for Chinese airlines, which are already battling economic losses. They should focus on five opportunities. Insights on Travel, Transport & Logistics

Buying and flying: Next-generation airline procurement

McKinsey

Airlines have been saving through strong purchasing for decades. But with unit revenues declining, procurement must step up to the next level. Our Insights

How Loyalty Programs Are Saving Airlines

Harvard Business

The pandemic has cast a spotlight on a historically undervalued asset. Customer service Operations management Customers Digital Article

United Airlines, What Were You Thinking?

Melissa Agnes

When a passenger was physically and brutally dragged from his seat aboard United Airlines’s flight 3411 earlier this week – and when the footage of this scene went viral around the globe – the airline’s crisis response was shameful on multiple levels. The post United Airlines, What Were You Thinking?

How Airlines Can Cut Costs — Without Annoying Customers

Harvard Business

Frequent flyer miles can incentivize passengers not to use some high-cost services. Strategy Pricing Customer service Travel Digital Article

How airlines can gain a competitive edge through pricing

McKinsey

Most airlines have optimized their core ticket costs. But as ancillary purchases represent an increasing percentage of customer spending airlines must rethink their revenue-management practices. Our Insights

Walk before you fly—capturing the digital opportunity in airlines

McKinsey

A focused approach to digitization can help airlines create value faster than overambitious transformations do. Insights on Travel, Transport & Logistics

Leading from the front line: How airlines can boost ancillary revenues

McKinsey

Ancillary revenues are rising, and airlines increasingly depend on them. The next step forward: Efforts to help frontline employees collect these fees and charges more effectively. Insights on Travel, Transport & Logistics

Does your airline still cross seat belts? A ten-point lean checklist for leaders

McKinsey

Wasteful processes abound at many supposedly lean airlines. How does yours measure up? Insights on Travel, Transport & Logistics

15 fun ways to waste time and avoid marketing

The Fearless Marketer

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Leave the Airlines Alone

Strategy+Business

Why we shouldn't expect the price of air travel to fall just because jet fuel is cheaper