Ultra Long-Haul: An Emerging Business Model in the Post-COVID-19 EraCity University of London

Linus Benjamin Bauer

The current crisis with its unique dynamics has been a far more catastrophic event that has created a nearly complete shutdown of the world’s travel industry. Its impact on aviation has been much more severe than previous crises. Airlines came up with unusual ultra long-haul (ULH) repatriation flights worldwide. In other words, the pandemic has provided a testing ground for airlines to test the operational performance/capabilities of possible future routes.

Linus Benjamin Bauer, Managing Consultant at Bauer Aviation Advisory, shares a few key findings with City News on why ULH could become an emerging business model for full-service network carriers, and how existing ULH operators could benefit from it.

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