COVID-19, Airlines, and the Future with Dr. Kerry Tan

Episode 6 ·



This episode of Flying Smarter starts off by answering questions about how high planes fly and how to get into airport lounges. Airline industry expert Dr. Kerry Tan then chats with Andrew about COVID-19’s impact on airlines and what the future holds for passengers.

  • How high do planes fly? Commercial jets fly within a certain altitude range. Find out why this is the case and how it compares with other things in the sky.

  • How do I get into an airport lounge? Airport lounges allow you to wait for your flight in a more comfortable environment. Learn about the different ways you can gain access to one of these fancy spaces.

  • COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the airline industry. Airline industry expert Dr. Kerry Tan is here to talk share his insights on airlines, the pandemic, and the future. He talks about how airlines have dealt with the challenges of COVID-19, how air travel might have been changed forever, what this all means for passengers, and much more. He also shares his advice to people who are itching to travel.

Dr. Kerry Tan is an Associate Professor of Economics and an airline industry expert at Loyola University Maryland’s Sellinger School of Business. You can learn more about him and his work here. Follow the podcast on social media!

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Dr. Kerry Tan is an Associate Professor of Economics and an airline expert at Loyola Univeristy Maryland's Sellinger School of Business. He has a Ph.D. and M.A. from The Ohio State University and a B.A. from the University of California, San Diego. His research interests include industrial organization and applied microeconomics, with a particular focus on the airline industry. Learn more about Kerry and his work here.