Latest updates from CAPA HQ
The Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) in Australia/New Zealand and the Australia-based CAPA – Centre for Aviation are pleased to announce the commencement of a significant Alliance Partnership, which will see them collaborate to deliver the region’s two ‘must-attend’ Educational & Networking events this year:
» CAPA Corporate Travel Summit, 6 August 2014, Sydney. [more info]
» ACTE Corporate Travel Education Conference, December 2014, Sydney.
“ACTE is dedicated to the advancement of our Corporate Travel & Meetings/Events Community. We do this by genuinely investing in its professional development, strengthening peer networks, addressing challenges & highlighting progressive innovation. We are naturally drawn to other World leading authorities such as CAPA who provide quality market analysis and expert insight.” said ACTE Regional Director, Andrew Kelly.
CAPA - Centre for Aviation, a global leader in aviation market intelligence and industry summits, is pleased to announce a new CEO airline summit for Asia, the CAPA Asia Aviation Summit and LCC Congress, covering LCCs and other airlines, will be held in Singapore on 13-15 October at Sentosa Island's Capella Singapore.
The Asia Aviation Summit and LCC Congress will bring together up to 30 CEOs of leading carriers based in Asia, as well as those serving the world’s most vibrant aviation region. It will explore in depth the key strategic and commercial issues driving the future of aviation in this region, including low cost airlines, hybridisation, full service carriers and global alliances, as well as the key ancillary/merchandising, distribution and technology trends. It will also have a dedicated day on corporate travel, with a focus on the procurement of air travel, and the key drivers of change in this crucial space.
(New Delhi, 21 December 2013) CAPA India is pleased to announce the internal promotion of two key executives based in the New Delhi office. Binit Somaia, Director South Asia stated that, “the new roles which came into effect from the beginning of December are designed to enhance CAPA India’s ability to deliver high quality and timely consulting, research, aircraft and capital advisory services, education and training, and to generate new revenue streams.”
On 7-Oct-2013, CAPA - Centre for Aviation, leading B2B intelligence, analysis and data provider and OAG, the market leader in aviation data and schedules information, announced the first step of a new five-year agreement, through which OAG’s data will be incorporated into CAPA’s aviation intelligence products.
The announcement was made yesterday at World Routes 2013, currently being held in Las Vegas.
CAPA has introduced a premium online data and intelligence collection on the global airport sector. The CAPA Airports Data suite, for the first time, provides users interactive and constantly updated sets of data covering Airport Charges, Airport Construction and Capex, Airport Investors and Privatisation. This unique collection of data on the world's airports will offer subscribers unrivalled convenience in obtaining useful competitor insights and appraising business opportunities.
The new data tools are already supporting decision makers at companies worldwide. These include airports, airlines, airport construction firms, airport architects, airport equipment suppliers, airport investors and financiers, government and regulatory agencies, advisory and consultant firms and other organisations with an interest in the financial, development, investment and commercial aspects of the world’s airports.
Following successful aviation Summits in Singapore, Dublin and Sydney this year, CAPA’s next high level industry event, LCCs and New Age Airlines in North Asia, will be held at the Conrad Seoul, on 4/5 September 2013.
Some exciting developments for North Asian aviation will emerge at the Summit, which will be attended by senior executives representatives from Air Busan, Air Do, Air Link Co Ltd, Air New Zealand, AirAsia, AirAsia X, Asiana Airlines, China Airlines, Eastarjet, Hong Kong Express, IATA, Ibaraki Airport, Incheon Airport, Japan Airlines, Jeju Air, Jetstar Japan, Jin Air, Juneyao Airlines, Korean Air, MEGA Maldives Airlines, Nok Air, Peach, Scoot, Spring Airlines, TransAsia Airways, t'way, Vanilla Air, Vietjet, West Air, and many more.
The Summit will also feature government regulators and leading travel and tourism authorities and organisations. Hosted by Incheon Airport and supported by Travelport, SITA, Sabre, Bombardier and ebay enterprise, it comes at a pivotal time for the aviation industry in North Asia. A confluence of more liberal aviation policies, new airline business models and rising incomes across Asia is spurring a new wave of aviation activity and travel is burgeoning. But it is not without challenges.
Several North Asia-based airlines have established budget airline subsidiaries to defend and grow core markets. Meanwhile, cross-border joint ventures are establishing, albeit with some difficulties.
CAPA's Australia Pacific Aviation Summit, held in Sydney on 7-9 August 2013, attracted over 500 delegates across three days featuring high level panel discussions and Keynote Addresses on the future of aviation and travel in this region. Some 120 speakers and panellists participated in sessions covering the domestic and international outlook for Australian aviation market; the Trans-Tasman and Trans-Pacific markets; Tourism Partnership; Loyalty; Fleet and Corporate Travel prospects, to name a few.
Here are some of the highlights.
CAPA is pleased to announce its World Aviation Summit, to be held in Amsterdam in late November 2013, will carry the theme, Asia and the Middle East, changing the World. This seminal event will feature:
- CAPA's World Aviation Summit (26/27 November). Two days of very high level aviation discussions featuring CEOs from Asia, Africa, the Middle East, North America, Latin America and Europe, representing many of world's leading airlines, airports and industry suppliers;
- CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence Gala Dinner (26 November), honouring global leaders in aviation strategy development and execution;
- CAPA World Corporate Travel Innovation Summit (25 November) which will bring together leaders in the Corporate Travel arena to address the key strategic issues facing the sector in 2014, as well as showcasing the latest technologies and innovation available to corporate travel managers.
CAPA is known for its industry leading events that draw CEOs from airlines and airports worldwide – delivering rich content and networking.