Season’s Greetings from CAPA – and what’s in store for 2014


From all the team at CAPA, we wish you the compliments of the season and our best wishes for a successful 2014!

We appreciate the support of our CAPA Members, and we congratulate the recent winners of the CAPA Awards for Excellence.

We'd like to take this opportunity to thank you, our dedicated readers, for your support of CAPA in 2013 and to keep you informed of our development plans for 2014.

It promises to be a very exciting year for our industry, and for CAPA as we introduce several exciting new products and service enhancements.

  • CAPA will be running five C-level events in 2014, including the Airline Fleet & Finance Summit Asia and the Airlines in Transition Summit.
  • CAPA will release an upgraded Fleet Database in 1Q2014, with detailed aircraft histories and maintenance data.
  • CAPA will release an expanded air cargo, logistics, handling, and forwarding news and data product.
  • CAPA Knowledge will expand the frequency and range of their short-course training programs in 2014.
  • CAPA highlights for 2013 include the launch of the CAPA Fleet Database and the CAPA Airports Database.
  • CAPA News team produced over 300 news-briefs every day on the global aviation industry in 2013.

EVENTS: In 2014, we'll be running five C-level events:

Airline Fleet & Finance Summit Asia - Airline CFOs and Treasury/Finance Executives deliver 15-minute investor roadshow-style presentations on their fleet, financing, network and growth plans. Breakout sessions will feature Airlines located at dedicated tables within the Fleet Marketplace, to facilitate meetings and introductions. Singapore, 25/26 March 2014. [more]

Airlines in Transition Summit - The premier global airline strategy summit - CEOs from all regions and business models gather for high-level panel discussions and a gala roundtable dinner. This year's CEO Gathering will address the key transformational issues confronting the aviation industry: Airline hybridisation, JV models, Airport adaptation, Long-haul connectivity; Retailing and Regulatory responses. Join us in Dublin, 10/11 April 2014. [more]

Australia Pacific Aviation Summit - CEOs from airlines and airports across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, plus a selection of leaders from airlines serving the region, debate the hot topics facing aviation 'Down Under' in the year ahead. This is the flagship strategic/commercial event for aviation in this region and will feature a day on Corporate Travel Innovation and Airport Innovation. Join us in Sydney, 6-8 August 2014. [more]

LCCs & New Age Airlines in North Asia - China's LCC sector is about to surge into life, following South Korea and Japan. Hear directly from the CEOs of LCCs based in North Asia on their plans to grow this exciting market. Join us in Shanghai (TBC), 3-4 September 2014 [more]

CAPA World Aviation Summit - Airline CEOs from around the world gather to review the strategic, commercial, growth, regulatory and earnings prospects for the year ahead and to debate the hot issues that are garnering the CEOs' attention. The event will feature a day on Corporate Travel Innovation. Join us in Brussels, 20-21 November 2014 [more]

DATA: In 2014, CAPA will continue to augment our online databases:

Fleets - CAPA will release an upgraded Fleet Database in 1Q2014, complete with detailed aircraft histories, maintenance data (hours and cycles) and an enhanced aircraft valuations and lease rates module.

Cargo - CAPA will shortly release a significantly expanded air cargo, logistics, handling and forwarding news and data product, with new cargo capacity graphs by airline, airport and route utilising our aircraft cargo configurations database.


In 2014, CAPA Knowledge will expand the frequency and range of our short-course training programmes - so stay tuned by clicking here.

We look forward to seeing you at one of our Events or Knowledge courses during 2014 - or just keeping in touch via our news/analysis updates and Membership correspondence.

As always, your comments and suggestions are welcome!

And of course - our best wishes for a happy and successful 2014!

The CAPA Team

CAPA's highlights for 2013 included:

  • Rave reviews about CAPA Events, especially from airline CEOs...

  • Launch of the CAPA Fleet Database in March, with aircraft tail numbers, ownership and mba values/lease rates. [more]
  • Launch of the CAPA Airports Database in September, with exclusive Airport Capex, Charges Benchmarking and Investor/Ownership databases. [more]
  • CAPA & OAG launching a long-term partnership in October with OAG for airline schedules. [more]
  • CAPA's Business Briefings - we launched the first of a series of Business Briefings (3-hour seminars) in London and Sydney - stay tuned for more CAPA Business Briefings near you, by invitation only.
  • The CAPA News team produced over 300 news-briefs every day on the global aviation industry! [more]
  • Launch of CAPA Knowledge - We introduced our first short-course training programmes. [more]
  • Launch of CAPA Careers - We introduced a new recruitment service in August, which has built up to well over 100 job ads live at any one time. [more]
  • Dozens of CEOs signed up to receive CAPA's industry leading analysis and Airline Leader magazine, as our analysis team provided unrivalled insight into the year's key developments. [more - CAPA Analysis] [more - Airline Leader]

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