Europe’s journey business is in disarray amid strikes, misplaced baggage, hovering costs – and 1000’s of flight cancellations.
Airways have been pressured to cancel 1000’s of flights as a result of strike actions, workers shortages and climate.
Queues of passengers snaking by way of some European airports are a well-known sight. Some airways are advising individuals to show up for check-in 4 to 5 hours early.
Passenger volumes are at virtually pre-pandemic ranges, however staffing shouldn’t be.
Airways and airports are struggling to rehire individuals they laid off in the course of the peak of the coronavirus pandemic.
Airports have instructed airways to chop the variety of seats they’re promoting.
What does it imply for the journey business?
Presenter: Bernard Smith
David Learmount – Aviation analyst and consulting editor for Flightglobal
Susan Seubert – Nationwide Geographic Traveler photographer
Alex Macheras – Aviation advisor and creator of Aviation Briefing