Skift Take

In this video conversation from the 2021 Skift Aviation Forum, we hear from Sean Donohue, CEO of Dallas Fort Worth International Airport on DFW’s enduring pandemic resilience, the broader recovery of the aviation industry, and DFW’s latest sustainability and tech innovations.

In this video: 

  • How DFW continues to thrive in a time of change: Thanks to its close proximity to one of the fastest growing metro areas in the US, DFW had a distinct advantage throughout the pandemic, and a quick recovery. Looking ahead, the airport is well positioned to thrive as a primary North American hub and economic engine for the region.
  • Airline recovery from around the world: A Dallas Fort Worth perspective on burgeoning airline optimism coming out of the pandemic, with a look at latest traffic and promising forecasts for the coming quarters into 2022.
  • Innovation and sustainability stewardship: Insights into how DFW is exploring cutting-edge sustainability methods and tech to power their operations, including wind purchase, natural gas, and sustainable aviation fuels, as a means of both accountability and good business; as well as new biometric tech to help create a truly 21st-century customer experience.

At the center of a uniquely prospering metropolitan hub, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport remained agile during the pandemic and continues to thrive as a pivotal North American gateway and economic engine. In an industry of flux, the aviation sector continues to seek innovative solutions as part of the broader recovery pathway, with airports leading the way.

In this video conversation from the 2021 Skift Aviation Forum, Sean Donohue, CEO of Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, chats with Skift founder & CEO Rafat Ali on DFW’s enduring resilience throughout the pandemic, its methods and approach to staying agile in the face of rapid change, and gives an overview of some of the sustainable solutions and tech innovations it’s embracing to maintain both accountability and its business core.

Tags: airlines, airports, Dallas-Fort Worth, dallas/fort worth international airport, dfw, sustainable tourism

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