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CAPA TV | July 21, 2019

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SriLankan Airlines Impacted By Easter Bombings, Adjusts New Business Plan

July 19, 2019 |

SriLankan Airlines CEO Vipula Gunatilleka discusses the impact of the 21-Apr-2019 Easter bombings, adjustments to its five-year business plan, fleet renewal and the planned launch of several new routes. SriLankan unveiled its new business plan only a few days before … Read More

Royal Jordanian Plans Narrowbody Fleet Renewal, Focuses On Profitability Rather Than Growth

July 17, 2019 |

Royal Jordanian CEO Stefan Pichler discusses the airline’s growth plans, narrowbody fleet renewal project and outlook for 2019. Royal Jordanian is close to ordering 22 new generation narrowbody aircraft which will be delivered from 2020 to 2025 and replace its … Read More

airBaltic Continues Rapid Growth As A220s Are Delivered But Pace To Slow From 2020

July 16, 2019 |

airBaltic CEO Martin Gauss discusses the airline’s rapid growth the last two years, its fleet plan, network expansion opportunities from its three existing bases and the possibility of opening new bases outside the Baltics. airBaltic has taken delivery of 19 … Read More

Ukraine International Airlines Cuts Capacity As 737 MAX 8s Are Deferred

July 12, 2019 |

In this comprehensive interview, Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) longstanding CEO Yuri Miroshnikov discusses the impact of the 737 MAX grounding, intensifying LCC competition in Ukraine, the decision to take a break from expansion and its future fleet plan. UIA was … Read More

SkyTeam Focuses On Technology, Stops Recruiting New Members

July 10, 2019 |

SkyTeam CEO Kristin Colvile talks about her first year leading SkyTeam, the recent appointment of Korean Air CEO Walter Cho as chairperson, the introduction of an executive board and its focus on technology. The alliance is not currently recruiting new … Read More

Gulf Air Pursues New Premium Focused Strategy As Fleet Is Renewed, Network Expands

July 2, 2019 |

Gulf Air CEO Kresimir Kucko discusses the airline’s new strategy and boutique airline model. Gulf Air has increased its focus on the premium end of the market, introducing a new business class product and adding capacity to destinations (existing and … Read More

A Last Interview With Philippine Airlines Longtime President Jaime Bautista

June 27, 2019 |

In this extensive interview, Philippine Airlines (PAL) president Jaime Bautista discusses the investment from All Nippon Airways (ANA), global alliance aspirations, recent expansion in the North American market, the performance of the new A350 fleet, the new A321neo fleet, the … Read More

Breaking The Glass Ceiling – Departing Flybe CEO Leaves A Lasting Legacy For Women In Aviation

June 25, 2019 |

Flybe’s departing CEO Christine Ourmières -Widener may not have been the first woman to run a UK airline, but she has certainly helped raise their profile in the sector, acting this last year as the lone lady on the IATA … Read More

Travelport President And CEO Talks Privatisation, NDC And Innovation

June 18, 2019 |

Privatisation will help drive and speed up innovation for Travelport believes President & CEO, Gordon Wilson. The acquisition, which was completed on 30-May-2019, occurred just days after CAPA met with Mr Wilson to discuss future plans for the GDS, get an … Read More

Dubai Airports Is Taking A Technological Journey, But People Still Matter In Its Strategy

June 12, 2019 |

Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths believes short haul transport could change as new technologies are introduced, but notes that where such technologies are already available, consumers have shown a reluctance to embrace them. While this resistance is more about the … Read More

Ex-Jetstar CEO Jayne Hrdlicka On Her New Life At The a2 Milk Company

May 30, 2019 |

Ex-Jetstar CEO Jayne Hrdlicka explores how the airline helped prepare her for a new life at The a2 Milk Company. Within her role as chair and president of Tennis Australia, we also look at the importance of major events on … Read More

Tigerair Australia CEO Merren McArthur Talks Corporate Social Responsibility

May 30, 2019 |

As customers, employees, suppliers and society at large begins to place increasing importance on corporate social responsibility, corporate leaders have started to implement practises which positively contribute to society. Tigerair Australia CEO Merren McArthur shares insights into both Tigerair … Read More