Recorded at CAPA Global LCC Summit, 1-2 Mar 2018

Embraer Update

Embraer VP Asia Pacific Cesar Pereira discusses the outlook and market opportunities in Asia for smaller jets of up to 150 seats. The new E2-190 was in Asia for the first time in Feb-2018 for the Singapore Airshow, where feedback from potential customers was positive. Embraer recently secured certification from the FAA, EASA and Brazil’s ANAC for the E2-190, paving the way for delivery of the first aircraft to Norway’s Wideroe in Apr-2018.

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European Commission stated (17-Apr-2018) Montenegro Airlines is facing major sustainability issues, having accumulated significant financial debts. The EC report added the 2012 restructuring plan for the carrier was only partially implemented but further state support was granted to keep the airline operational. [more - original PR]

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Oman Air appoints new CEO

Oman Air and Oman Aviation Group, via their official Twitter accounts, announced (22-Apr-2018) the appointment of Abdul Aziz Saud Al-Raisi as Oman Air CEO. As previously reported by CAPA, Mr Al-Raisi was formerly Oman Air acting CEO.

Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd (HIAL) said (20-Apr-2018) "robust growth" was observed at nine of the organisation's 11 airports across Scotland in the company's FY2017/18, which runs from from Apr-2017 to Mar-2018. HIAL MD Inglis Lyon said: "Overall, the past year has been another of significant growth in passenger figures across the HIAL group, this highlights the customer demand for our air services and the continued support and connectivity they provide for communities". [more - original PR]

Brisbane Airport opened (22-Apr-2018) its new AUD135 million (USD103.6 million) expansion of its northern international terminal and apron. The project delivered 55,000sqm of new pavement, new aircraft taxiways and three new aircraft parking bays capable of accommodating aircraft up to A380 weight, as well as improved passenger experience and processing efficiency to cater for future growth. Work added 11,000sqm of space at the international terminal, including new arriving and departing passenger zones, two new walk-out gates and four new aerobridges. [more - original PR]

Air Italy, via its official Facebook and Twitter accounts, revealed (21/22-Apr-2018) its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 in its new livery. As previously reported by CAPA, Air Italy will receive eight aircraft in 2018, including three new 737 MAX 8s and five A330-200s from Qatar Airways.

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Airlines, airports, tourist organisations and the music business: the case for greater co-operation

This report examines the credentials of a number of airlines and airports that are actively involved in the promotion of musical events, including performances on their own property (e.g. on board or in-terminal).

Air-Rail Report: Air-Rail Developments

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CAPA Global Aviation Outlook 2018

Issue 43
  • Aviation Outlook: 2017 was aviation’s sweetest spot ever, but oil prices could spoil the party in 2018
  • Northeast Asia: Chinese airlines begin to take on the role of disruptor
  • Asian Airports: Asia on the ascent
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Problems with legacy airline information systems

Issue 42
  • Open API channels in airline distribution
  • Offering mobility as a service
  • Airport technology - what passengers want
  • The FFP spinoff model after Air Canada
  • Environmental sustainability for aviation
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