Avinode / The Node
Collaboration. Cooperation. Integration. Partnership. These are all great words in private aviation. Interconnectivity is critical to the future global success of our industry. But is the growing geopolitical fragmentation of the internet, a concept known as the ‘splinternet’, a threat?
Some of the names linked to the splinternet – from ‘The Great Firewall of China’ to a German ‘Internetz’ – might sound playful but if abused, digital walls are no joke. Dividing the internet into separate national infrastructures, surrounded by barriers and full of restrictions, is hardly in line with business aviation’s spirit of global cooperation.
The commercial realities of the global digital economy may be the biggest threat to the growth of the splinternet. We have to hope politicians and economists understand what we already know in private aviation – that we all become stronger when we work together.
In times of uncertainty, it makes sense to prepare for the worst, while hoping for the best. For operators, now is a good time to look at your digital processes and think of the best way to future-proof your business. Free up time for your team to focus on your most important asset – your customers.Read more
With a background in the family’s Part 135 company, and a passion for software development, we could not have found a more suitable and knowledgeable Product Manager than Alex Hanrahan. In this conversation she told us about why she thinks we can make a real difference for operators and how to master the art of working remote.Read more
Patrick Lucy, Avinode Group, is gearing up for CJI London, February 6-8th and the panel discussion "Is the covid bounce back slowing?". Hear his thoughts on how new and alternative payment solutions bring important value to businesses in uncertain times.Read more