Aerospace Industry

Wednesday, November 18th 2020

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How and when will the Aerospace Industry recover from the coronavirus crisis?

This week’s must read



The COVID- 19 affected aviation and aerospace directly: borders were shut, & lockdowns were implemented worldwide. The fall in traffic and should wipe out last year’s airline traffic growth in 2020. What is the effect of this on aerospace & defense manufacturers?

This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from Bird & Bird about how Supply chains will be forced to become more resilient in order to provide businesses with the security of supply.

  Wolf Von Kumberg, Elizabeth Reid@Bird & Bird

Thought Leadership

COVID-19 has presented huge challenges to the aerospace and defense industry, but it also creates an opportunity to make needed upgrades in digital adoption. How can organizations equip themselves to power out of the pandemic?

Lacy Ketzner, Bill Noderer, Greg Mallory, Matt Aaronson, Nicholas Robben, and Debbie Hames@BCG

Thanks to the COVID-19 crisis, jetliner industry production rates are in a downward spiral. If some manufacturers will get through the crisis without too much damage, the outlook for suppliers is less certain. What could be the major changes are likely for the supply chain in the post-COVID world?

 Kevin Michaels@AeroDynamic Advisory

Covid-19 has devastated travel demand globally due to changes in passenger behavior, government restrictions on travel, and the broad economic downturn. This study formulates 3 scenarios on how we will need to rethink the Aerospace industry.

 Manfred Hader, Robert Thomson and Holger Lipowsky@Rolland Berger

The article presents different approaches from four leading UK companies discussing the effects of the current Covid-19 pandemic on the industry in a virtual roundtable led by Mike Richardson.

 Mike Richardson@MIT Publishing

This week’s Consulting News

| Ben Feuerherd@New York Post

| Alfred Chua@FlightGlobal

| @PRNewswire


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