COVID-19 Resource Hub

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, we are following developments closely. On this page you will find the latest information and resources on the current state of the pandemic and its effect on the global air charter community.

Member stories

12 Nov 2020

Avinode Group , Member Stories , Schedaero

Aurora Aviation shares how crew scheduling can massively improve the day-to-day lives of others like them

When looking for customers to help test our new crew scheduling functionality, Peter Kloep fitted the bill perfectly. As Chief Pilot at Aurora Aviation, he has a clear idea of what he wants from the upcoming features and how they can massively improve the day-to-day lives of others like him. We grabbed a quick chat with Peter to find out how the testing has been going for him and his colleagues.

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04 Nov 2020

Avinode Group , Member Stories , Schedaero

A pilot’s perspective : The key advantages of the new Crew scheduling features in Schedaero

As Assistant Chief Pilot at Fly Charter Airlines, Konstantin Kukuy is another of our valued Schedaero customers helping to test and evolve our new crew scheduling functionality. We caught up with him to see how he and his team have found the experience and discover some of the pain that the new features will ultimately take away from his everyday working life.

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29 Oct 2020

Avinode , Avinode Group , Member Stories , The Node

Silver Flight — Embracing the possibilities and achieving incredible results

Although new to Avinode, Silver Flight is one operator that has caught our attention by embracing the possibilities and achieving incredible results on their price accuracy. We caught up with CEO, Kelly Otte, who told us how they’ve hit the ground running, and shared his advice on how others can follow their lead.

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27 Oct 2020

Avinode Group , Member Stories , Schedaero

This is how National Jets influenced our new crew scheduling features

Our customers rely on Schedaero to run their operation seamlessly, so as we work to constantly improve the platform, who better to help us but the people using it every day? Stephane Cottrell, Director of Operations at National Jets, is just one of those valued customers testing our latest developments. He shares his experience of being involved in making our industry-leading product the best it can be.

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Latest demand updates

27 Aug 2020

Avinode , Avinode Group , COVID-19 , Member Focus , The Node

When variation is the trend: Key takeaways from summer 2020

With fall upon us here in the Northern Hemisphere, we wanted to have a look back over this unprecedented corona-impacted summer. To help us gain perspective on what it has been like for Avinode members on the ground, we spoke with Armando Travieso of the charter brokerage Axis Air in Florida — one of the few markets that’s been busy of late. What trends have we seen and what conclusions can we draw about bizav’s “new normal”?

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16 Jul 2020

Avinode , Avinode Group , COVID-19 , The Node

What’s really happening in bizav right now?

So many opinions. So many theories. So many predictions. To cut through the confusion, we asked three of our senior sales executives in key regions – people at the heart of the industry – to tell us what’s actually going on in private aviation at the moment.

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02 Jul 2020

Avinode , Avinode Group , BusinessIQ , COVID-19

Charter rates gradually increase as demand recovery continues

Demand for global charter has been recovering in the last couple of weeks and this is now being reflected in charter rates too – increasing from dramatic price cuts seen during the peak of the crisis.

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11 Jun 2020

Avinode , Avinode Group , BusinessIQ , COVID-19

Demand starting to materialise for the European summer

The last couple of weeks have seen encouraging signs for demand in the European charter market. Forward looking demand data shows promising signs for July and August travel.

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Useful links and resources

Useful links and shortcuts to websites that help you navigate the situation.

New: Schedaero FAQ – Handling the COVID-19 situation

We know that many operators are now struggling to cope with a very difficult situation. On our Academy page you can learn more about what actions you can take in order to be better prepared.

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To help our members better cope with this unusual situation we have defined these FAQ articles.

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Actions taken by Avinode Group

In the tracks of COVID-19, we are trying our best to support you in coping with a very unusual situation. 

Follow the link to see what actions Avinode Group is taking to support its members during the COVID-19 outbreak.

For charter operators

Many operator members are now struggling to handle a large amount of incoming requests for charter. 

In this article you can find questions and answers on what you can do to improve the quality of incoming requests.

For charter brokers

Right now there is an enormous amount of requests for charter going through Avinode. 

Navigate to Avinode Academy to find questions and answers regarding what you as a broker can do to get better quality responses.

Event updates

As the coronavirus outbreak continues its global spread, many of the events we are attending have been cancelled or postponed. You can find more information on what events are affected on our event page.

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