CAPA's World Aviation Outlook Summit heads to London Stansted in 2020

Press Release

CAPA – Centre for Aviation (CAPA), the world’s most trusted source of market intelligence for the aviation and travel industry, announced London Stansted Airport as the host of the CAPA World Aviation Outlook Summit in 2020 during this year’s Summit proceedings in Malta.

To be held on 2/3-Dec-2020, the Summit will welcome over 200 aviation executives to analyse the industry’s performance over the year, discuss the current state of play and forecast the outlook of the aviation market. Covering all regions - Europe, Asia, Middle East, Americas and beyond - expert speakers will guide the debate as they address the commercial and operational pillars that will essentially drive strategic decision-making in 2021.

CAPA Chairman Emeritus, Peter Harbison said:

“Over the years, the CAPA World Aviation Outlook Summit has become a cornerstone event in the global aviation industry. It provides a high-level platform for thorough analysis of the pinnacle successes and confronting lows that we as an aviation community have faced over the year. By identifying the lessons learnt and pin-pointing some of the most significant influences shaping aviation, we as a collective, can ensure the industry continues to evolve. We look forward to taking this pivotal event to London Stansted in 2020.”

Similar to previous years, event proceedings will commence with an in-depth global aviation overview, followed by presentations on the global macroeconomic, geopolitical environment and interactive panel debates on specific industry or regional issues.   

London Stansted Chief Commercial Officer, Aboudy Nasser said:

“We at London Stansted are extremely proud and excited to be selected to host CAPA’s World Aviation Outlook Summit in 2020. The Airport sits at the heart of the UK’s innovation corridor that stretches from the City of London to the world-renowned city of Cambridge and is one of the fastest growing and economically successful regions in the country so this event is a fantastic opportunity for us to showcase what we offer to a global industry audience. We have ambitious growth and investment plans for London Stansted and look forward to sharing our vision as we welcome guests from across the world to the Airport for next year’s Summit.” 

The annual two-day Summit will take place at the 500-room Radisson Blu Hotel, London Stansted Airport – an easy walk to the airport’s main terminal and public transport, with flight connections available to London, Birmingham, Cambridge and various international cities. 

Held in conjunction with the Summit, the annual CAPA Global Aviation Awards for Excellence will also return, hosted on the evening of 2-Dec-2020 to recognise and celebrate strategic leadership among airlines, airports and executives. The awards comprise of up to 10 categories including, Airline of the Year, Low Cost Airline of the Year, Innovation of the Year, Executive of the Year and Large Airport of the Year.

Ultra Early Bird rates are now available offering delegates a saving of USD500 off full rate tickets. To secure your place or for more information on the CAPA World Aviation Outlook Summit 2020, visit was20.capaevents.com


About CAPA - Centre for Aviation 

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 membership and events, please visit centreforaviation.com

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