February 6, 2023

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The Trends That Will Define Aviation in 2023

As the first month of this year sweeps under our feet, the global aviation industry still has plenty of things to look out for in the remaining 11 months. Although the industry is expected to recover near or past pre-pandemic levels this year, volatile factors continue to provide obstacles that could prove challenging to conquer.

But what if the aviation industry is unable to overcome these obstacles? And even if it does, what changes can be expected, and how would it affect airlines, airports, or passengers? Without further ado and in no particular order, let's dive into the possible trends that could shape the aviation industry this year.

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Weather Continues to Wreak Havoc on Air Travel (TRAVEL PULSE)

Airlines and Airports Ramp Up Digital Solutions (TTR WEEKLY)

Searches for March and April Flights Are Up 40% (4HOTELIERS)


How Much Are Hotels Losing by Not Controlling Prices? (PHOCUSWIRE)


NYC to Require Uber, Lyft to Go 100% Electric by 2030 (AUTO RENTAL NEWS)


Fourth Tier Announces Integration with Amadeus (AUTO RENTAL NEWS)

Inflation Is Affecting Travel, But That Doesn't Mean It's Slowing Down (USA TODAY)

Business Travel Making Strong Comeback in Europe, Says GBTA (GTP NEWS) – FEATURES GBTA

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Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

China - Authorities in mainland China to lift most restrictions on travelers from Hong Kong and Macau from Feb. 6; some testing requirements remain.

Greece - Authorities to close Corfu Airport, in Greece's Ionian Islands, Feb. 8-22. Only emergency landings permitted.

Peru - Peru expands state of emergency and extends curfew Feb. 5. Nationwide indefinite strike planned from Feb. 9.

Spain - Air traffic controllers to strike at 16 airports in Spain Feb. 6. Further action scheduled through February.

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GBTA’s latest research points to optimistic outlooks, continued recovery, employee willingness to travel, sector spending variances, easing of supplier staffing constraints, and a mixed outlook on China travel.

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