Integrators Avoiding Coronavirus Air Travel

By Brian Rhodes, Published on May 29, 2020

IPVM asked integrators if air travel is part of their 2020 plans to see how significantly Coronavirus will impact future operations.

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Considering many use air travel to meet with important customers and attend shows, air travel has long been a fundamental part of doing business.

Inside this report, we share these statistics and dozens of integrator comments to show what is going on right now in the industry.

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**** ***+ ********** ********* globally, **** **** **** reported '**' **** *** not ******** ** *** airplanes **** ****:

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**** **** */*** ******** 'Yes', **** ******* ********** they **** ******* ***** using ********* *****, ********* the ******* ***** ************* ****** ******* *************** ************ ******** *******.

No *** ******

*** **** ****** ******** was **** *********** *** not ********* ** ******** for *** ****** **** year, ****** *********** ********, high **** ** * down *******, *******-**** ************, and ******* *********** ***** the ******:

  • "**...***** *** * *** of ********** ******** *** to **** ** ********, but *** ***** **** adds ** **."
  • "**. *** ***** ******** is ****."
  • "**. ******* *** **** is ***** *******."
  • "******* *********** ***** ****** are '**** *** ***'. Meetings *** ****** ***'* happen *** * *****, on-line ************ **** ****** well ** **** **** gap. *** *** ****** has **** ********* ***** 'later.'
  • "**, **'* **** *** in *** *****."
  • "**, **** ****** *** not ********* *** ** we *** ******* **** tot ** *** *********."
  • "** ***!!! ********, ** will *** ** ***** mid **** **** ** the **** ***** ** when ***** *** ****-**** cases."
  • "**, ******** *** ***** for **** ****, *** health ** ** ****** is ********* *** **."
  • "****, *** **** ** face ******** *** ******** are ********. ** **** prohibited ***-********** *** ***** attendance ***** ******* ******. We ***ā€™* ******** *** for ******** ** ** need *********. ************* ****** is *** *** ********** and ** ******ā€™* **** our *****. **** ******* are ****** ********* *** FaceTime/teams ** ************ ** person."
  • "**, ** *** ***** MS ***** ** ***** video ********** ******* ** communicate ******* *******. ** think ** **** **** with *********** ** **** form ****** **** ** we **** **** ***** ways."
  • "**. ** **** ** desire ** *** ****** an ******** *** **** of ******."
  • "**, *** ***** *** company ***** ** *** okay ** ******."
  • "** *** ****** *** any ********* *** ** virus ***** ******* ******. The ***** ***** *** safe *** ******."
  • "**, ****** ******** *** good ****** *** ***."
  • "*** ***** *** *** company *** * ** travel **** ** ***** and *** ******* ******* accounts."
  • "**. ** *** *** travel **** ****** *** definitely, **** ******** ** a *****-** ********** ******** which ******** ********** ***** groups."
  • "** ***** ******* **** we *** ********** ** this **** *****."
  • "** - **** ***** shows *** ******* ** canceled *** ********* *** requesting *** ******** ******* of **-****** ******** ******. I ******* ****** ** do **-****** ***** *** everything *** **** *** meetings/demos. * ** ***** have ** ** **-**** surveys ** ***** ****** but **** **** **** for *** ** **** projects ** *** ***** projects ********."
  • "** - **** *********** are ********, **'* *** much ** * ****** to ****** ** ***, people ***'* **** ** sit ** * ***** in *** ******* *********** (social **********, *****, ***.)"
  • "** - *** ***** the **** ***"
  • "*** ******. ******** *** traveling *** *** **** of ****. ******* ***** the *********** ****** ***** up."
  • "**. ******* **** ******** in ***** ** * and ** ******** ******* that *** ******** ****** won't ** ***** ******** for ****** *** *** the ******* ********** *** specifically **** ****** ****** intent ** ******** ***** businesses."
  • "*** ** **** ****. While *** ****** *** facilities *** ******** *****, the ****** ** *** worth *** **** ** infection ** ***** ********. It ** ********** ** physically ******** ** * plane ****** *** ******** limit ****** ***** *** space-out **** ***********."
  • "** *** ******. ** are * *****-**** (***** region) **********. ***'* ** doing *** ****** *** remote ********, ********, ** conferences. ***** **** *** online."
  • "** *** ******, ** will **** *** *** how *** **** ***** out."
  • "**. *** ****** ** not **** ** *** day ** *** ** this ****."
  • "** ***** ** ** yet. * ** *** think ** ** **** to ** ********* ********** or ***** ******* ** this *****. ** * couple **** ****** ** may **********."
  • "****. *******, ** ****** for ******** *** *********** but *** ** ********; the ******* *** *** all *** ****** ** pause ***** ******* ****** while *********** ******** ****** first. ** **** *** look **** ** ** updated *** *** **** of ****."

** ********** ** ***********

*** **** ***********, *** most ****** ******** ** use *** ****** ** to ****** ******** ********** and ***********.

**** ***** ** ************ contentious ***** *** *********** of ****** ****** **** GSX, *** ****** ************ of*****, *** ********* ****** ISC **** ********** ** not *********, **********, *** then ************ * ********* this ****.

******* *********** ************ ********* they *** *** ******** to ****** *** ******** events ** ******, *** will ************* ****** '*******' (on-line) ********** *******:

  • "**. *** **** ** GSX **** *****? *** our *******, ** *** using **** ******** ** google ***** *********** **** fine. ***** ***** ** the ******, * **** go **-**** *** ***** calls. * *** ****, video ***** **** *** manufacturer *** *** *****, training, ***. ** **** can **** ** *** office **** ****. ** are * **********-***** ********. Let's *** **, ******!"
  • "**. * ****** ******* trade ***** **** ****'* followed ** ******* ***** from ****** **** ***** products ** *** ********* considering. * ****** ** attend *** **** *** West **** ***** ****'* asinine *******."
  • "**, *** ** **** not ** ********* *** Fall *** **** ********** do ** ******** ** the ********."
  • "** *********** ** **** so *** ****** *** risk ** ********* ***** to *********** *******."
  • "*** *********** [** ******] will ** ******* **** year. *** ****** *** COVID-19 ********* ***'* ***!"
  • "****...**'** *** **** ******* to ***-**** *** ***. Everything ** ** ****."
  • "**. ******** *** ** conducted *********. *********** *** not ****** ** *** organization *** **** *** demonstrated * "***" *********** for ******* *********** *** education. ** *** **** a ********-******** ************** ********* by *** ** ****. Reason: ****** *** *******."
  • "** *********** **** ** they *** *****. ****** safe **** *****."
  • "**** ************ *** ************ are ******* *** **** online ********, ********, ***** shows, *** ****/****** ******** than **** ******. **** is * ******* ******* with **** ****** ****** tradeshows *** * ******* they **** ******* *** worked ***** *** ** personally. * ***** **** to *** **** ** this."
  • "*********** - ******** ***. I **** ***** **** be * ***** ***** to ****** ********** ***** would **** ** *****."
  • "*** **** **** *** be ********* *** ******** or *********** ** **** - *** **** ** related **** ** **** savings ****** **** *** virus ****."
  • "**, ********** *** **** canceled ** *** ** conferences."
  • "********** *** ****** ** really ** *** **** burner, ******* ******** *** to ****."
  • "********** ********** **** **** likely ** ******** *** the **** ** ****."

******* *******

**** ************ ********* **** travel ** *** ** likely, *** **** **** the ******* *********** **** lower ********* ** ********** versus ********:

  • "* **** **** ****** by ***. * **** no ******** ** *** travel ***** *** *** curve *** **** ****."
  • "***** *** ** ********* meetings **** ******* *** travel, *** ** *** preferred ***** ** *********."
  • "** - ** **** travel *** *** ** our ********* ** *** down *** ***** ** California. ** *** ****** unless **'* ********** ******."
  • "***** *** ** ****** we **** *******, *** we *** ******** ** an *** ** ***** site ******, *** **** on ******* ****** ******. We ********** ****, ****, etc, *** *** ******/***** was *** ******** ****** to *****."
  • "**. **'** ***** ** the ********* *** *** reach **** ********* ****** 4 *** *** ***."
  • "**, ** *** ******** and *** *****."
  • "** ****, ******** ********, partner **** * ***** integrator ** ***** ** the *** ****."
  • "** *** *** ** general, ****** **** ******* vehicle."

Only ** ********

**** **** ** ***** the **** *** ***-****** as *** ********* ********, and ***** ******** ** optional *** ****** ** unlikely, ***** ********* ** meet **** ********* ***** be * ***********:

  • "******, **** ** **** if **'* ***** **** high ********."
  • "** ****** ** ******** we *** *********. ** do *** **** ***** to ****** *** ** our ****** ***** ** this ****. ** ** now *** **** ** our ********* ** ***."
  • "** *********, ****. **** immunity."
  • "** * **** ** I **** *** *** chances *** ****."
  • "** *** **** ****** we **** ** ***** we ****."
  • "*** ****** **** **** absolutely ********* *** ****. No *********** **** ** they *** *****. ****** safe **** *****."
  • "*** ** **** ************* still ******* ********** ******, and **** ******** ** a **** ***** ***** have ** ** ****."
  • "***, ** ** ** necessary."
  • "** **** *****, ** may **** ** ****** for *** ** ***** work *** ********* ** are ******* *** *** avoiding ******* *** ** our ********* ** * situation ***** **** ***** be ** * ******* risk ** *********** *** virus. ** *** ********* get **** *** ** poor ********** ** *********** risks, ** ****** ** on-site ** ******* *** customers *** ** ****, are *** **** ** keep ***** **********."
  • "**** ** ***** ** not ******* ****** ** work."
  • "** * ******* ***** yes. ****** *** ******** that *** **** ****** and *** ********. ****** reason ******* ** **** and ** *********** ** this ***** *** ****** those **** *****. **** not ****** **** **** at **** ***** *** there *** ***** *********** concerns ***** ******** *** possible ********** ** ***** cases."
  • "*** *** ******* ** absolutely ********* ***** ****."
  • "*** ****** ********** *********."

Yes *** ******

*******, *** *** *********** dismiss *** ***********, **** some **** ******* ** 'likely' ** ********* **** are ******* **** ** using *** ******:

  • "***, * **** ** traveling. * ****** * fair ****** ** ** current ******** *** *'* not ****** ******* ***** catching ******** ** **** as *'* *******. * do ***** ****** **** be ******* ******* ******* customers **** ** ********* it **** **** **, but ** ***'* ** afraid *******."
  • "***-******** **** **. *** Travel ** ***** **** going ** *** ******* store."
  • "***, **'** ******* ******* flying ***** ** * 25% *****, *** ****** the ********** *** ******* Managers *** ********** ** open ****. ***** **** is ******** ** **** travel ********* *** *** rest ** *** ****."
  • "***. * ********** ** in * ***-**** ***** and * **** **** to ****** ** **** remote ****."
  • "***. ******** *** ******** have ******* **** ****** cleaning *********** *** ** few ****** *** ****** that * ** *** have ****** ********."
  • "***, ******** *** ****** place ** ** **** everything **** **** ***********."
  • "* **** ******* ********* again ** *** **** two ***** *** **** probably ******** ** ****** later **** **** *** only *** ******** ** meetings ******* ** ********. Hard ** ****** ******** on * **** ********."
  • "***, ****** **** *** accustomed ** ******** ********."
  • "** ******** *** *******, yes ** ******. ** keep ****** ** ** date **** ******** *********."
  • "***, *** *********** *** shows - ** *** get ********* ** ***********."
  • "***, **** ** **** in ***** ** *********."
  • "***, * ** *** as ********* **** **** pandemic."
  • "***, ** **** * nationwide ******** *** **** been ********* *** *** past *****."
  • "***, ** **** ** get ******** ** **** but ***** **** ** the ****."
  • "***, ******* * ****** society ** ** **** the *** ** ***."
  • "***. **** ** ***** meeting **** ********* *** partners ** **** ******** happen."
  • "***, * **** *********** in ******** ****** ****** plans. *********, ****** ***********."
  • "***, ** **** ********** customers *** **** ********* all ****. ** ***** not ** ********* ** drive."

*******

***** ******* ***** ** a ************ ********* ******* air ******, **** *** change. ** *** **** few ****** **** *****, opinions *** ****** ******* quickly (*.*., ** *** US, *** ******* ******* opposition ** ******* ***** versus *** ** ******** common). ** *********** ********** continue ******** ****, ** could ***** ******** ********** by *** **** **** raises *** ****** **** to *********. *** ** more *********** ******** ******, it ***** **** ***** numbers **** *****.

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Comments (3)

**. ****** *** ***** enough ** **, *** Iā€™m *** ***** ** sit *** ** **** or **** ******* * mask *** ******.

** *** **************** ************ require ** ** ****** for ******** ** **** my ************ ******* **** national ********* *** *************. Unfortunately, * ** *** believe **** ******* ******** virtually ** *** **** way ** ***** * relationship. ******* *** ********** communication ****** ** **** following ** ** ****** meeting. ******* ************ **** personal ********** **** ** face *********, * ******** believe ***** ******** ** abilities ** **** ******* relationships. **** ***** ****, I ** ***** ** travel ***, ********** ***** I ** **** ** the *** **** ********** and ******** **** *******.

**** **** ***** ***** touching ******* ********; ***'* touch **** ****; *** avoid ******** ****** ******* with ****** ** ***** people.

** *** *****. *****-** is **** *** *** time ** ************* ****** dinosaurs **** *****.

*****-** ***** **** *****, let's **! ******!

***'****!

***** *** *******? ****! There ** **!

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