CAPA & Aviation Week Network: Airline Operations Leaders' Summit

Press Release

The inaugural Airline Operations Leaders' Summit, organised by CAPA - Centre for Aviation (CAPA) and Aviation Week Network, will take place on December 2-3 in Seville, Spain, at the hotel Barceló Sevilla Renacimiento. 

It will cover aviation material costs, as well as challenges in cybersecurity, supply and labour, with aerospace, aftermarket and MRO data, and leading airline strategy, news and events.

Attendees of the summit will hear from the highest calibre of aviation industry and airline thought leaders.

The only event dedicated to airline operations

At a time when Europe is going through several airline consolidations and faces rising material costs, as well as challenges in cybersecurity, supply and labour, the summit is the only event dedicated to airline operations. 

More than 150 C-level executives from global airlines, operations and the aftermarket sector will attend this inaugural event.

See here for a full agenda and here for a complete list of speakers.

Airline Speakers will include: 

Lydia Janow, Managing Director of Events for Aviation Week Network has said: “The CAPA-Aviation Week Network Airline Operations Leaders’ Summit will showcase our strengths in aerospace, aftermarket and MRO data, with leading airline strategy, news and events”.

“Over the next 10 years passenger traffic forecasts range positively, while up-gauged aircraft fleets grow at 1.7% growth per annum, and the MRO market is forecast to grow at 1% in Western Europe. This Summit is an opportunity to hear the latest insights from industry leaders and network with industry executives.”

Summit topics will include: 

  • Fleet planning for back-up plans: planning for the unexpected.
  • Big data for operational improvement.
  • Effective operational workforce recruitment, training and retaining strategies.
  • Market consolidation: impact on aftermarket services.
  • On-time performance:  technical considerations.
  • Optimising inventory: what’s on your balance sheet?
  • Keeping up with interiors.
  • Digital transformation – including digital lease returns.

Event partners are Grabysur, Atexis (an Alten Company) and Alestis Aerospace

To register please visit here



CAPA – Centre for Aviation (CAPA), part of Aviation Week Network, is the leading provider of independent aviation market intelligence, analysis and data services covering worldwide developments. Established in 1990, CAPA’s platforms help the aviation sector and supplier businesses stay informed, remain connected to industry leaders and fuel inspiration to drive change.

CAPA’s global C-level and corporate travel summits are held in key aviation markets around the world, attracting executive level speakers, attendees and leading stakeholders of the global commercial aviation industry. Understanding aviation markets is our great strength and passion, along with providing CAPA members, clients and partners with an unparalleled level of expertise and insight.

For more information and details on CAPA membership and events, please visit centreforaviation.com.


Aviation Week Network is the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace, and defence industries, serving 1.7 million professionals around the world.

Industry professionals rely on Aviation Week Network to help them understand the market, make decisions, predict trends, and connect with people and business opportunities. Customers include the world's leading aerospace manufacturers and suppliers, airlines, airports, business aviation operators, military organisations, governments and other organisations that serve this worldwide marketplace.

Aviation Week Network’s portfolio delivers award-winning journalism, data, intelligence and analytical resources, world-class trade shows and conferences, and results-driven marketing services and advertising. Our key principle is helping our customers succeed.

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