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The most recent CAPA Live event was on 12-May-2021, and featured the below speakers. Find out more
Philippa Johns
Director of Enterprise Solutions - Australasia & South East Asia, HRS
Hon. John Sharp AM
Deputy Chairman, Regional Express
Margy Osmond
Mario Hardy
Alan Murray Hayden
Head Airline, Airport & Security, IATA


  • CAPA - Centre for Aviation, Chairman Emeritus, Peter Harbison
  • Regional Express, Deputy Chairman, Hon. John Sharp AM

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La Compagnie reported (16-May-2021) it received an EUR10 million state guaranteed loan through its parent company Dreamjet and renewed financial support from its shareholders, and plans to resume services from France to the US from Jun-2021. The carrier had suspended services to the US on 13-Mar-2020, switching to a charter operating model. Service from Paris to New York is due to resume in Jun-2021, followed by Nice-New York from Jul-2021. [more - original PR]

Greece and the UAE's Governments established (13-May-2021) a safe travel corridor between the countries for passengers who have received full vaccination against COVID-19. The agreement took immediate effect in Greece and is effective from 18-May-2021 in the UAE. [more - original PR

Etihad Airways, via its official website, announced (14-May-2021) it will continue to operate Abu Dhabi-Manila service carrying transit passengers from non-restricted countries, following the Philippines' restriction on entry from the UAE and Oman effective 14-May-2021. The airline will also continue to operate flights from Manila as scheduled.

Shanghai Pudong International Airport reported (17-May-2021) the following traffic highlights for Apr-2021:

  • Passengers: 4.0 million, -37.2% compared to Apr-2019;
    • Domestic: 3.9 million, +23.4%;
    • International: 60,900, -97.7%;
    • Regional: 65,400, -88.2%;
  • Cargo: 372,500 tonnes, +26.7%;
    • Domestic: 22,600 tonnes, -12.7%;
    • International: 310,200 tonnes, +31.6%;
    • Regional: 39,700 tonnes, +23.3%;
  • Aircraft movements: 37,712, -10.6%;

Etihad Airways, via its official website, announced (16-May-2021) the suspension of all passenger and cargo services to Tel Aviv until further notice, citing local security risks. 

Mexico's SECTUR reported (14-May-2021) international tourist arrivals to Mexico reached 2.3 million in Mar-2021, a decline of 17.4% year-on-year. International tourist arrivals declined 43.9% to 5.8 million in the three months ended Mar-2021. [more - original PR]

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