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CAPA TV

Our TV channel features the world’s largest collection of unique videos on the aviation and travel industry. We share the stories that matter to your business, with detailed analysis and commentary from key industry leaders. Watch interviews with senior executives, insights from CAPA's Executive Chairman Peter Harbison, and highlights from CAPA Events, all from the comfort of your home or office.

    Sun Country Airlines CEO Jude Bricker talks about investments the company is making in aircraft configurations and IT infrastructure, the airline’s growth plans and Sun Country’s network strategy.

    Japan Airlines VP Marketing, Strategy and Research Akihide Yoguhchi discusses the airline’s strategy for resuming expansion, the company’s excitement about new service to Seattle and route evaluations for its new LCC Zipair.

    Farelogix CEO Jim Davidson concludes the biggest challenge for airlines going forward in implementing IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) is hunkering down, making investments and “getting it done”. He also discusses the influence of Amazon and Google on the travel industry.

    Skyscanner’s director of strategic partnerships Hugh Aitken provides insight into how airlines are building NDC APIs to Skyscanner, and the realisation by airlines of the investment necessary for APIs. He also offers some perspective into how travelers using mobile to book travel desire a more branded experience.

    US DoT Deputy Assistant Secretary of Transportation and International Affairs David Short discusses the agency’s top priorities for 2019 and the “landmark’ agreement with the UK that will “snap into place” as soon as Brexit happens.

    Travelport’s global head of New Distribution Ian Heywood concludes travel agents are “a lot more onboard now” with NDC; however he explains the technology is still being built out, and as agents get access to that technology, they’re in discussions with airlines and aggregators to determine how the technology could work better.

    VivaAerobus CEO Juan Carlos Zuazua talks about demand in in domestic and international markets, the performance of the Airbus A320neo and growth prospects for Toluca in light of cancellation for a new airport for Mexico City. In that context, he explains that VivaAerobus operates from several bases, and the airline is not reliant on a hub and spoke system.

    Airlines for America SVP Legislative and Regulatory policy Sharon Pinkerton outlines the association’s top regulatory priorities for 2019 including ensuring only trained support animals are allowed on aircraft. She also discusses the opportunities for expanding the use of biometrics in the US.

    Air China VP and GM for North America Zhihang Chi discusses how trade tensions are affecting demand between the US and China, and the effects of currency fluctuations on travel between the two countries.

    American Airlines VP of operations and Industry Affairs Lorne Cass offers insight into ways to improve management of the US airspace system and the airline’s work with US government agencies on a pilot programme to combat delays at its Charlotte hub.