Aviation is acknowledged as the vector that took Covid-19 global and the world cannot afford a second wave, but a Mott MacDonald insight highlights how aviation can now become the control rather than the problem

“The stark truth facing the aviation sector is that without international air transport, there would have been no coronavirus pandemic.” Strong words from global engineering,…..

Safety and trust are clear requirements for the air transport industry to rise, but innovation is seen as playing an important role in its transformation

As they plan their journey out of the current coronavirus crisis, airlines, airports, and other air transport industry stakeholders are emphasising total safety and trust…..

More than half of flyers believe air travel is more stressful than a day’s work, and only slightly less find it more stressful than a trip to the dentist

There has been numerous recent studies that have highlighted how regular travel can impact the health and wellbeing of corporate travellers. These are normally centred…..

More than half of Americans believe airline customer service is in decline and millennials lead the complaints

Millennials are twice as likely as baby boomers to complain about airline service, according to new research of American air passengers. Worryingly, more than half…..

Passengers want more control over the travel experience and are happy to adopt technology, but they don’t want to be left waiting

Travellers want more personal control over their journey via their smart phone, want to use biometric identification to speed up travel processes, be able to…..

By the end of the next decade Generation Z will out number Millennials as the largest global airline passenger group: will airlines be ready to meet their demands?

Loyalty has been at the heart of many business strategies over the past couple of decades. This has been particularly true for the airline sector…..

We are part of a technological revolution, but travellers seemingly still prefer the human touch to automation at the airport

From self-service check-in and baggage drop via self-scanning security points to biometric boarding, it is clear that technology is changing the travel experience at airports…..

North American traditional airlines gain traction in JD Power Survey

Larger North American airlines continue to gain traction in passenger satisfaction as the lustre of low cost airlines could be showing signs of fading, according…..

20 Quick Fire Questions for… Dr Joe Leader, CEO, APEX (Airline Passenger Experience Association) and IFSA (International Flight Services Association)

After working in roles in sales and business development for computer hardware and software solutions company AMI: American Megatrends and global storage and semi-conductor company…..

Smelly passengers and out of control children ranked as the leading complaints for air passengers

We all have different things that irritate us when travelling from being stuck in long security and immigration queues in airport terminal buildings to passenger…..

Overcoming the ownership issue of the passenger: do they belong to the airport, airline or both?

Customers of airlines and airports are subjected to an impersonal and chaotic, one-size-fits-all service with the commercial impact of stressed passengers a reduction in their…..