Click here for the Friday Reading Search, a searchable archive of reading and knowledge resources

Since March 2020, Airmic has been issuing Friday Reading, a curated series of readings and knowledge resources sent by email to Airmic members. The objective of Airmic Friday Reading was initially to keep members informed during the Covid-19 pandemic. Today, Airmic Friday Reading has evolved in scope to include content on a wide range of subjects with each email edition following a theme. This page is a searchable archive of all the readings and knowledge resources that have been shared.

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Marsh, 21st March 2022
Friday Reading Edition 167 (25th August 2023)
Evolution of the space economy and militarisation of orbits are reconfiguring this environment. The space economy is currently based around greater accessibility and digitalisation. Many countries can conduct missions aimed at intelligence gathering, navigation, and military communications, meaning the militarisation of orbits poses an increasing threat, which could impact diplomacy and trigger conflicts.
Office for National Statistics, 3rd August 2023
Friday Reading Edition 149 (14th April 2023)
A range of sources exploring the impact of strikes in the context of the wider economic and social landscape.
UK in a Changing Europe, 24th January 2023
Friday Reading Edition 139 (3rd February 2023)
This reports sets out the state of play on trade, migration, public opinion, as well as the various party positions on the relationship. It also highlights the deadlines and decisions on the horizon in a number of areas, such as financial services, electric vehicles and fisheries.
International SOS, 1st January 2022
Friday Reading Edition 91 (28th January 2022)
Utilising International SOS risk rating algorithm, experts share their views on the future impact, their key predictions and recommendations for organisations to consider when accessing medical risk ratings of specific locations.
McKinsey & Co, 19th November 2021
Friday Reading Edition 86 (10th December 2021)
Look! Up in the sky! Not a bird … or a plane … it’s an eVTOL! An eVTOL (pronounced “ee-vee-tol”) is an electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft—and thousands of them could be flying above cities by 2030. Hear McKinsey experts and industry pioneers describe what’s coming in the world of “advanced air mobility” and how it could affect passengers, pilots, and our planet.
CBI, 16th June 2021
In this session, recorded 16 June, the CBI reviewed the latest announcements from government on the covid roadmap and looked in-depth at international business travel.
AXA XL, 20th April 2021
As travel opens up, how are businesses protecting employees, and how are individual travellers staying safe?
McKinsey & Co, 20th May 2021
[podcast & transcript] The COVID-19 pandemic decimated airlines in 2020, yet there are reasons for optimism as the industry looks to recovery.
Forbes, 29th April 2021
Is the business trip dead? Europe's top banks think so, but travel firms and their investors are betting on a return in business travel of a slightly different kind.
Aon, 1st January 2021
Aon’s benchmarking for people working in their London office shows that 90 minutes is the average commute time, which suggests most are taking the train, tube or bus. A viable solution to the transport problem demands a more collaborative approach between businesses and organisations like Transport for London, and will likely include shift work and more cycling and walking.