Gibraltar to host the CAPA 2022 World Aviation Summit

Press Release

HM Government of Gibraltar and CAPA - Centre for Aviation, the world's most trusted source of market intelligence for the aviation and travel industry and part of the Aviation Week Network, is pleased to announce, that Gibraltar will host the CAPA World Aviation Summit & Awards for Excellence in December 2022.

Returning after three years of absence due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2-day Summit will draw hundreds of aviation and travel representatives from around the world, supported with a live stream of the event available to those unable to attend in-person.

  • Gibraltar will host the CAPA World Aviation Summit & Awards for Excellence in December 2022.
  • The event will draw hundreds of aviation and travel representatives from around the world.
  • The Summit will include the prestigious Awards for Excellence, recognizing strategic excellence and leadership in aviation.
  • The event will address the latest developments, challenges, and strategic issues in the post-COVID-19 aviation industry.
  • The Minister for Commercial Aviation of Gibraltar expressed excitement about hosting the Summit and its potential impact on the industry.
  • For more information on the event, including registrations and sponsorship opportunities, visit the CAPA 2022 World Aviation Summit & Awards for Excellence website.

Also making its return will be CAPA's pre-eminent Awards for Excellence which recognise strategic excellence and leadership in aviation. CAPA first established the awards in 2003 to recognise successful airlines and airports based in the Asia Pacific region. The awards later expanded to the global stage in 2012 to acknowledge aviation excellence worldwide, as part of the World Aviation Summit.

CAPA Content & Marketing Director, Marco Navarria said:

"We are excited to announce the return of CAPA's pre-eminent aviation and travel industry event, the World Aviation Summit & Awards for Excellence, which will bring the leaders of our sector to Gibraltar."

"We enjoyed our first foray back into in-person events at the end of 2021 and it's clear that nothing can truly replace the buzz inside a CAPA Summit room created by hundreds of travel industry representatives connecting face-to-face, so we are eager to continue to deliver in-person events in this new year," he added

The Minister for Commercial Aviation, the Hon Vijay Daryanani MP said:

"I am delighted to see the CAPA World Aviation Summit being held in Gibraltar. This is an extremely prestigious event in the world's aviation calendar. We will see the top airline executives visiting Gibraltar and this will certainly put our brand in the upper echelons of this industry."

"I look forward to welcoming delegates from all over the world and working with CAPA to make this Summit a huge success."

With the world still reeling from the impacts of the pandemic, the Summit will tap into the post COVID-19 aviation industry and address the latest developments, challenges and strategic issues.

For more information on the CAPA 2022 World Aviation Summit & Awards for Excellence including registrations and sponsorship opportunities, visit was22.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 in-person and virtual Summits and Masterclasses attract 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.

About Aviation Week Network

Aviation Week Network, the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace, and defence industries, serving 1.7 million professionals around the world, is part of Informa Markets, a division of Informa PLC. Aviation Week Network's portfolio of air transport solutions includes the leading brands of Air Transport World (ATW), Airport Strategy & Marketing (ASM), Aviation Daily, CAPA - Centre for Aviation, Routes and Aviation Week's intelligence and fleet data services. The air transport portfolio delivers face-to-face connections, essential news, analysis, business intelligence and data across multiple platforms while producing innovative and impactful marketing programs. For more information visit aviationweek.com.

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