McKinsey at the

Farnborough International Airshow

McKinsey proudly partnered with Farnborough International at the 2022 airshow to bring experts together addressing topics related to aviation, space, and defense technology.

Featured Highlights

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McKinsey experts bring sustainability and inclusion to the skies

– At the world’s largest air show, our colleagues explored sustainable aviation, building inclusive talent pipelines, and improving business performance against once-in-career disruptions.


Airbus and Boeing leaders discuss the future of sustainable aviation

Dr. Will Roper discusses the digital imperative in aerospace and defense

Conversations in future air mobility with JoeBen Bevirt, Joby Aviation

The “green” general Tom Middendorp discusses the future of sustainability and defense

Featured Insights

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Future air mobility funding still flows, although down from 2021

– After record inflows of funding in 2021, funding has resumed more normal growth thus far in 2022 because of five main factors. The industry’s long-term outlook remains positive.

Debugging the software talent gap in aerospace and defense

– As aerospace and defense players accelerate their mission to transition from hardware to software, we see four talent imperatives.
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A dual approach to decarbonization in aerospace

– In aviation, fuel-related emissions generate the vast majority of climate impact. But aerospace players also need to improve sustainability within manufacturing, assembly, and maintenance.

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Aerospace & Defense

McKinsey Aerospace & Defense helps clients push boundaries in air and space, and safeguard livelihoods through capabilities, technologies, and talent.

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