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Getting ready for take-off: Ramping up airport operations

After having come to an almost complete standstill, the aviation industry is now facing the challenge of ramping up operations again. Airports are already dealing with procedural and infrastructural redesign to comply with Covid-19 regulations.

The next vital step is to move on towards mobilizing airport resources, preparing them for the new normal this crisis has shaped. Creativity and flexibility are key levers to success in staying ahead of the rising, yet volatile demand curve. The workforce requires precisely timed requalification and an overhauled planning module, given the drastically impacted parameters, while equipment plays the central role in making the passenger journey touchless, which is driving digitalization.

Inevitable capacity reductions and checkpoint bottlenecks due to extended process times and distancing measures are predominantly challenging for space constrained airports. However, the search is on for creative solutions around the world to secure capacity and service levels, so that airports can leave the competition behind at the starting blocks.

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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.