After attending the 2021 SpeedNews Commercial Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference, it’s clear the sector is at an exciting point, which some are hailing as the “third era of aviation”. Reflecting on the experience, Aaron Griffin shares top aviation takeaways, including the evident optimism across the industry.
The rapid influx of COVID-19 is having a global impact, the likes of which we have not seen in our lifetime. There are of course primary concerns surrounding the impact on people’s health, capacities in our hospitals and care centres, and supplies and safety for our health care workers. But the dire economic effects of this pandemic, effects we are seeing reflected in the stock market and across so many businesses and industries are exceptionally challenging to address with certitude. We have seen drastic moves in how businesses are operating. The UK is experiencing a near full lockdown, with all possible non-essential personnel working remotely. News is spreading of businesses such as