This report summarizes an event focused on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic response and its impact on the operational and economic recovery of airports.
The TRB Airport Cooperative Research Program'sConference Proceedings on the Web 27: Flight Plan to Recovery: Preparing Airports for the Return of the Traveling Public includes presentations from airport industry leaders who discussed current and ongoing practices to get passenger confidence back to aid in airport recovery during an ACRP Insight Event over Zoom on May 28, 2020.
Specific topics presented the aviation industry with challenges that are mutually shared by all partners, including safety, public confidence, and financial sustainability. Other topics included gaps in the industry and public response to date and how the industry may address them, as well as operational mitigation strategies to enable recovery in the post-lockdown environment.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2020. Flight Plan to Recovery: Preparing Airports for the Return of the Traveling Public. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/25954.
|Opening Remarks and Welcome||14-15|
|Session 1: FAA Overview of What We Are Doing to Ensure Consistency||16-17|
|Session 2: Health Update||18-28|
|Session 3: Overture: An Industry Overview of the New Normal to Ensure the Health and Safety of Travelers||29-31|
|Session 4: Airport Case Studies and Best Practices||32-51|
|Questions & Answers/Wrap Up||52-58|
|Appendix A: Program Agenda||59-61|
|Appendix B: Speaker Biographies||62-66|
|Appendix C: Survey Summary||67-77|
|Appendix D: List of Attendees||78-83|
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