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Expect the unexpected: How airports can prepare for the next crisis

Airports all over the world have been overwhelmed by the effects of the COVID-19 crisis and only few were prepared to respond adequately in due time. Largely switching into a pure firefighting mode, it becomes clear that airport crisis response systems have not been developed at the same pace as airport infrastructure has been expanded over the last years.

Airports must prepare for ramp-up now and get ready for future challenges 
In this article, Associate Consultant Dennis Uderhardt emphasizes the importance of a comprehensive enterprise risk management for airports which effectively limits immediate operational and commercial effects of a crisis. Consisting of a solid Risk Management System as well as a Business Continuity Management (BCM), airport executives and staff can utilize a powerful tool to navigate through upcoming crises. Clear communication across all business departments ultimately forms the foundation for establishing a risk management culture within the organization. In order to limit future crisis impact, airports need to start preparing now. 

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Dennis Uderhardt is an expert in the Solution Group Infrastructure and Operations at Lufthansa Consulting.
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Award

Best of Consulting

For the second time in a row Lufthansa Consulting has been awarded the renowned consultancy prize "Best of Consulting" by the German weekly business news magazine WirtschaftsWoche. The “Excellent” award went to a successful Air Service Development project with Auckland International Airport, the largest airport of New Zealand and the third busiest international airport in Australasia. Lufthansa Consulting and its client Auckland International Airport are incredibly pleased about the award and that the WirtschaftsWoche jury could also be convinced of this successful project. Both look very much forward to their further productive and prosperous cooperation.