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Don’t give in to disaster fatigue — the more storms that hit, the less we take notice

What is a resilient airport ?

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What is a resilient airport and why does resilience matter for the aviation industry, now more than ever?

2020 has been tough for aviation. As we enter the final months of one of the most challenging years in the history of our industry, now is a good time to reflect on two key questions: what could we have done differently? And looking ahead, how can we become better prepared for future crises – of which there will be many?

By all accounts, Covid-19 has had a devasting effect on air travel. But it’s also taught airports and airlines some valuable lessons. Above all, it’s reminded us how important it is to prepare for the unexpected, and to adapt quickly and flexibly to sudden, irreversible changes. Those two qualities can be summarized in a single concept: resilience…

Don’t give in to disaster fatigue — the more storms that hit, the less we take notice

Some records aren’t meant to be broken. Yet the 2020 hurricane season has done just that, and it’s not even finished. There were the firsts: In October, Hurricane Delta, the 10th-named storm to make landfall, broke the nation’s 104-year-old record of nine named storms to make landfall in the contiguous United States in just one year. Hurricane Zeta upped the ante as the 11th on October 28. Days later, Hurricane Eta tied the 2005 record for most named storms — 28 — to form in the Atlantic in a year…

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