ANALYSIS: Despite Domestic Gains, Border Closures Curb Capacity Growth

By David Casey Mar 26, 2021
While domestic airline capacity recovers, border closures are making it difficult for carriers to offer international departure seats.
Airports & Routes

Recaro’s 2020 earnings down 60% in 2020

By Linda Blachly Mar 25, 2021
Recaro Aircraft Seating reported its 2020 earnings as €295 million, down 60% from 2019. However, the seating company remains focused on moving forward after an unprecedented pandemic year.
Air Transport

Webinar: Fireside Chat with Johan Lundgren, easyJet CEO & Incoming A4E Chair

Mar 25, 2021
This webinar took place March 25, 2021. UK-based low-cost carrier easyJet is a major force in European air travel. CEO Johan Lundgren will provide…
Air Transport

Asia-Pacific Outlook: Near-Term Pain, Long-Term Return To Growth

By Adrian Schofield Mar 25, 2021
Almost all Asia-Pacific airlines are overhauling their fleet strategies, with changes that will be felt for years to come.
Air Transport

CAPA LIVE INTERVIEW: Hawaiian Airlines President & CEO Peter Ingram

By Lori Ranson Mar 25, 2021
Hawaiian Airlines CEO Ingram speaks to CAPA Analyst Lori Ranson about running an airline during a pandemic and the future of the carrier.
Air Transport

Interview: Sean Donohue, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport CEO

Mar 24, 2021
DFW CEO Sean Donohue discusses the US airport’s recovery strategy, its major network targets, and how the US aviation market will fare in the next few months.
Air Transport

Interview: Paul Griffiths, Dubai Airports CEO

Mar 24, 2021
Dubai Airport CEO Paul Griffiths outlines how COVID will continue to impact strategy and how he is confident its role as a major hub is secure in the recovery.
Air Transport

ANALYSIS: New Cabin Designs Aim To Restore Passenger Confidence

By Linda Blachly Mar 24, 2021
Boosting passenger confidence and creating a sense of well-being aboard aircraft are priorities of cabin interior specialists in the slow recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.
Interiors & Connectivity

Webinar: Fireside Chat with Dorothea von Boxberg, Lufthansa Cargo CEO

Mar 23, 2021
This webinar took place March 23, 2021. Lufthansa Cargo is one of the largest cargo airlines globally. The carrier, like much of the sector, is…
Air Transport

Interview: Kadri Samsunlu, CEO, Istanbul Airport

By Wesley Charnock Mar 23, 2021
Kadri Samsunlu, CEO of Istanbul Airport, tells Routes editor-in-chief Wes Charnock why he expects 2021 to be “a year of partial normalization” for air transport and outlines the key markets IST is focusing on during the recovery.
Air Transport

ANALYSIS: Hybridize To Revitalize

By Graham Warwick Mar 23, 2021
To many, Surf Air Mobility’s acquisition of hybrid-electric aircraft pioneer Ampaire may seem to be small news. Neither company is a household name. But if their plans succeed, the deal could prove to be a milestone for regional aviation and electric aircraft.
Aircraft & Propulsion

ANALYSIS: Health Crisis Will Fast Track Digital Travel Apps

By Karen Walker Mar 23, 2021
Biometric and digital technologies were becoming more widespread in air travel before the pandemic hit. Few travelers thought or cared about how…
Air Transport

Webinar: Fireside Chat with Jens Bischof, Eurowings Chairman and CEO

Mar 22, 2021
This webinar took place March 22, 2021. Germany-based Eurowings, the low-cost carrier brand of Lufthansa Group, is poised to launch a long-haul brand…
Air Transport

Interview: Glyn Hughes, TIACA Director General

By Helen Massy-Beresford Mar 22, 2021
Glyn Hughes, director general of The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA), discusses the challenges faced by the air cargo industry during the pandemic, from mobilizing to deliver COVID-19 vaccines globally to coping with the reduction in passenger aircraft belly capacity.
Air Transport

ANALYSIS: China’s Full Recovery Depends On International Network Restoration

By Chen Chuanren Mar 22, 2021
China and Southeast Asia are showing mixed signs in the recovery from the pandemic and related downfall in demand for air travel. Guangzhou Baiyun…
Air Transport

ANALYSIS: Government Pandemic Aid For Airlines Will Have A Long Tail

By Jens Flottau Mar 22, 2021
The novel coronavirus pandemic would surely have led to many more airline bankruptcies had it not been for the massive financial support by governments.
Air Transport

EDITORIAL: Waiting To Inhale

By Victoria Moores Mar 16, 2021
A year ago, the aviation industry took a deep breath and went into survival mode. A year on, many are still waiting to come up for air.
Air Transport

Sustainable Aviation Initiatives In Spotlight (April 2021)

By Linda Blachly Mar 16, 2021
Many airlines and airports have placed investment in sustainability at the top of their agendas despite the pandemic crisis. QANTAS-BP PARTNERSHIP…

How Cabin Designs Are Becoming More Flexible

By Linda Blachly Mar 16, 2021
Flexible cabin solutions are emerging as winners.
Interiors & Connectivity

JetBlue Transforms Narrowbody Comfort With Premium Cabin Redesign

By Linda Blachly Mar 16, 2021
JetBlue puts ‘wow’ factor into narrowbody cabin design.
Interiors & Connectivity

Passengers’ Demands Fuel Push For Connectivity

By Henry Canaday Mar 16, 2021
Passenger expectations for­ inflight connectivity increasing.
Interiors & Connectivity

Why the return to air travel could come as a surge

By Karen Walker Mar 16, 2021
Summer bookings and survey indicate strong desire to resume travel.
Airlines & Lessors

Surf Air Mobility Sees Future In Hybrid-Electric Conversions

By Graham Warwick Mar 16, 2021
A California project could help spur electric regional plane development.
Airlines & Lessors

CAPA Perspective: Balancing Existential And Existence Threats

CAPA-Centre for Aviation Mar 16, 2021
The existential threat is about travel and tourism. On the other hand, the threat to our existence from climate change is real and seemingly inevitable, unless we act.

ANALYSIS: Government Setting Of Digital Health Travel Standards Is Frustratingly Slow

By Karen Walker Mar 16, 2021
Health travel apps need government standards.
Safety, Ops & Regulation