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S1:E132 | 12th of September 2020

Saturday with Chris Notter and Steven Dickson (part 22)

Today – Energetic and Engaged.

Topics covered: More reductions as part of Practical Sizing. Necessity for Aviation Support as next 4-7 months going to be very challenging.

TEST – TEST – TEST needed urgently. New message – TEST – TELL – TEACH. All media should be supporting, clarifying, and simplifying the WHAT and the WHY and not adding to confusion and conflict.

IATA and representative bodies need to coordinate, collaborate, and combine resource and prioritise critical issues for next 7 months.

Charters will increase and more parties will consider them. Vaccine capability overviews from Airports – next challenge.

Big shout out for QR and visibility in the skies.

Training & coaching our leaders and new leaders through these times of crisis. Simple and practical effectiveness — must be value for money.

Organisations mentioned:

Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Virgin, ACI, IATA, Wizz Air, IAG, DB Schenker, Airlines UK, Wuhan Tianhe Airport, Vastmindz and Skytra as well as Governments in general.

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Chris Notter started his career with H.M.Customs & Excise before moving into Freight Forwarding. He then entered the Airline side of the business, spending 29 years with German Carrier Lufthansa. Chris always references Lufthansa as being “the best possible training platform that anyone could have been given in their early career years.” Since leaving Lufthansa, Chris has held senior leading industry roles including -Head of Cargo with Etihad, both VP of Operations at the HUB and VP of Network with Qatar Airways. More recently and during some 5 years with Saudi Cargo, he has held the position of VP Network Operations as well as Chief Ground Handling Officer. Since early 2019, Chris has once again returned to Consultancy as well as hosting the EVA Podcast series.