Airlines were grounded, and defense budgets are threatened. Prospects for recovery are emerging but will be measured in years. Complacency is a killer. Digital transformation is more critical than ever. Leaner, more agile models are essential. One aircraft OEM unlocked $10 billion in cash in three years. A satellite company uncovered more than $200 million in hidden savings within 12 months and won back disgruntled customers. How did they do it? By working with us. 

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IN THE NEWS: Commercial aviation profits may not reach breakeven in 2021

The commercial aviation industry lost more than $52 billion in pre-tax profitability in 2020, but airlines will have to face increasing pricing pressures and a weakened supply chain, among other challenges in order to break even in 2021. Eric Bernardini, global co-leader of AlixPartners’ Aerospace, Defense and Aviation practice, shares his insight and AlixPartners’ industry outlook with Aviation Week.

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The commercial aviation industry lost more than $52 billion in pre-tax profitability in 2020, but airlines will have to face increasing pricing pressures and a weakened supply chain, among other challenges in order to break even in 2021. Eric Bernardini, global co-leader of AlixPartners’ Aerospace, Defense and Aviation practice, shares his insight and AlixPartners’ industry outlook with Aviation Week.

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2021 AlixPartners Disruption Index: Aerospace & Defense Industry Brief

The aerospace and defense industry in 2020 was a tale of two sectors: civilian and military.

This year, our AlixPartners Disruption Index study found:

  • Nearly 1 in 4 of aerospace and defense executives say 10 or more forces have highly impacted their organization—the highest across 8 industries (23% vs. 17% global).

  • Despite this tumultuous year, aerospace and defense executives are among the most confident—45% are highly confident in their organization’s ability to withstand disruption (37% global).

  • Maintenance, repair and overhaul providers are the most confident sector—55% are highly confident.

Download the 2021 AlixPartners Disruption Index findings report, with eight industry briefs, including one that breaks down the data in an examination of the aerospace and defense industry.

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The aerospace and defense industry in 2020 was a tale of two sectors: civilian and military.

This year, our AlixPartners Disruption Index study found:

  • Nearly 1 in 4 of aerospace and defense executives say 10 or more forces have highly impacted their organization—the highest across 8 industries (23% vs. 17% global).

  • Despite this tumultuous year, aerospace and defense executives are among the most confident—45% are highly confident in their organization’s ability to withstand disruption (37% global).

  • Maintenance, repair and overhaul providers are the most confident sector—55% are highly confident.

Download the 2021 AlixPartners Disruption Index findings report, with eight industry briefs, including one that breaks down the data in an examination of the aerospace and defense industry.

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Airlines were grounded, and defense budgets are threatened. Prospects for recovery are emerging but will be measured in years. Complacency is a killer. Digital transformation is more critical than ever. Leaner, more agile models are essential. One aircraft OEM unlocked $10 billion in cash in three years. A satellite company uncovered more than $200 million in hidden savings within 12 months and won back disgruntled customers. How did they do it? By working with us. 

alixpartners airlines winglet runway commercial aviation 2021

IN THE NEWS: Commercial aviation profits may not reach breakeven in 2021

The commercial aviation industry lost more than $52 billion in pre-tax profitability in 2020, but airlines will have to face increasing pricing pressures and a weakened supply chain, among other challenges in order to break even in 2021. Eric Bernardini, global co-leader of AlixPartners’ Aerospace, Defense and Aviation practice, shares his insight and AlixPartners’ industry outlook with Aviation Week.

READ MORE

The commercial aviation industry lost more than $52 billion in pre-tax profitability in 2020, but airlines will have to face increasing pricing pressures and a weakened supply chain, among other challenges in order to break even in 2021. Eric Bernardini, global co-leader of AlixPartners’ Aerospace, Defense and Aviation practice, shares his insight and AlixPartners’ industry outlook with Aviation Week.

READ MORE

2021 AlixPartners Disruption Index: Aerospace & Defense Industry Brief

The aerospace and defense industry in 2020 was a tale of two sectors: civilian and military.

This year, our AlixPartners Disruption Index study found:

  • Nearly 1 in 4 of aerospace and defense executives say 10 or more forces have highly impacted their organization—the highest across 8 industries (23% vs. 17% global).

  • Despite this tumultuous year, aerospace and defense executives are among the most confident—45% are highly confident in their organization’s ability to withstand disruption (37% global).

  • Maintenance, repair and overhaul providers are the most confident sector—55% are highly confident.

Download the 2021 AlixPartners Disruption Index findings report, with eight industry briefs, including one that breaks down the data in an examination of the aerospace and defense industry.

DOWNLOAD THE REPORT

The aerospace and defense industry in 2020 was a tale of two sectors: civilian and military.

This year, our AlixPartners Disruption Index study found:

  • Nearly 1 in 4 of aerospace and defense executives say 10 or more forces have highly impacted their organization—the highest across 8 industries (23% vs. 17% global).

  • Despite this tumultuous year, aerospace and defense executives are among the most confident—45% are highly confident in their organization’s ability to withstand disruption (37% global).

  • Maintenance, repair and overhaul providers are the most confident sector—55% are highly confident.

Download the 2021 AlixPartners Disruption Index findings report, with eight industry briefs, including one that breaks down the data in an examination of the aerospace and defense industry.

DOWNLOAD THE REPORT

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