The aviation and aerospace sector has been one of the COVID-19 pandemic’s most severely impacted industries. Many businesses have been forced to make challenging decisions about their workforce due to a sharp decline in air travel and an uncertain future.
As a result, women in the aviation and aerospace industry have borne the brunt of job losses and layoffs. In this blog post, we will explore the impact of COVID-19 on women in the aviation and aerospace industry.
The Impact of COVID-19 on Women in the Aviation and Aerospace Industry
The impact of COVID-19 has been widespread and devastating. The aviation and aerospace industry has been hit particularly hard, with many airlines and airports shutting down operations entirely. This has had a significant impact on women who work in these industries.
In addition to facing high levels of unemployment, women in the aviation and aerospace industry have also been disproportionately affected by pay cuts and reduced hours. A study by Oxfam found that globally, In comparison to men, women are 1.5 times more likely to have had their working hours cut during the pandemic. This is especially bad for women who are their families’ only or main source of income.
What the Future Holds for Women in the Aviation and Aerospace Sector
The COVID-19 epidemic undoubtedly had a significant effect on the aviation and aerospace sectors.
Even though the pandemic has made things hard, there are reasons to be hopeful about the future of women in the aviation and aerospace industries. The need for new pilots and flight attendants will increase as the demand for air travel is predicted to increase in the upcoming years.
In addition, the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of diversity in the workplace. Because of this, more and more companies are realizing that they need a diverse workforce to be successful in today’s business world. This trend will likely continue in the aviation and aerospace industry, opening up even more opportunities for women looking to enter or advance their careers in this field.
The future holds great potential for women in the aviation and aerospace industry. Although the industry has been male-dominated for many years, women have made significant strides. We must find ways to support women in this industry during these difficult times so that they can continue to contribute to the aviation and aerospace sector.