Airline Fleet Management

Video Series Summary

Wayne Pearce, the Former Chief Strategy and Planning Officer at Etihad Airways, shares his experience managing the airline's fleet and capacity during the 2008 crisis and compares the situation to today's COVID pandemic.

We explore:

  • The outlook on short and long-haul travel demand
  • How airline executives think about managing capacity
  • Strategic fleet management decisions for airlines
  • How Etihad managed the hub-and-spoke network during the 2008 crisis