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CAPA TV | January 24, 2019

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CEO Update

Jetstar Japan Discusses Network And Aircraft Growth

June 25, 2018 |

Jetstar Japan chief executive advisor Nick Rohrlach discusses the airline’s momentous summer 2018, which marks the sixth year of operations, the rounding out of its Kyushu network, and aircraft growth. Looking medium-term, the Peach-Vanilla integration makes for a larger combined … Read More

SaudiGulf Airlines Plans Fleet Of 35 A320 Family Aircraft, First Widebodies In 2022

June 25, 2018 |

SaudiGulf CEO Samer Majali discusses the airline’s expansion plans and the outlook for the overall Saudi Arabian market. SaudiGulf launched domestic services in late 2016 and international services in early 2018. It currently serves four domestic and one international destination … Read More

Bangkok Airways Issues RFP For CSeries, 737 MAX And A319neo/A320neo

June 24, 2018 |

Bangkok Airways president Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth discusses the airline’s evaluation of new generation aircraft and network expansion plans. Bangkok Airways is issuing an RFP this month to Airbus, Boeing and Bombardier and plans place an order later this year for new … Read More

Avianca Argentina Plans Rapid Expansion With 10 More Aircraft This Year

June 24, 2018 |

Avianca Holdings and Synergy Group chairman German Efromovich discusses the performance so far and the expansion plans for Avianca Argentina. Avianca Argentina commenced operations in 2017 and is part of Synergy Group, the parent company for Avianca Brazil and the … Read More

Kansai Airports Co CEO On Growth Opportunities And The LCC Market

June 22, 2018 |

Kansai Airports co CEO Emmanuel Menanteau talks new growth opportunities including the booming South East Asia market, as well as the impact LCCs have had on Japan. According to Mr Menanteau, LCCs represent almost half the market at Osaka Kansai International Airport (KIX) and … Read More

Vietnam Airlines CEO: A321neo First Delivery Delayed Until At Least Dec-2018, Regional Jet Wet Leases To Fill Capacity Void

June 20, 2018 |

Vietnam Airlines CEO Duong Tri Thanh discusses delays in A321neo deliveries, growth projects for 2018 and market conditions in Vietnam. Delivery of the airline’s first A321neo has been postponed from 1Q2018 to Dec-2018 and could potentially be pushed to 2019. Vietnam Airlines … Read More

Philippine Airlines President: New Routes To Delhi, Mumbai, Sapporo And Potentially Chicago, Seattle And Tel Aviv

June 18, 2018 |

Philippine Airlines president Jaime Bautista discusses PAL’s new fleet of A321neos and A350-900s. The first A321neo, featuring 12 lie flat business class and 154 economy seats, was delivered at the end of May-2018. PAL will take six 166-seat low density … Read More

Germania CEO Update

June 13, 2018 |

Germania CEO Karsten Balke gives a brief history of this independent airline and talks strategic partners and fleet expansion. “As we are a small, independent airline… everything has to be built on our own”, he said. Mr Balke expresses interest in … Read More

Copa: ‘We Like The Size Of The MAX 10… We Will Use Them In Our Highest Load Factor Markets’

June 6, 2018 |

Copa Airlines CEO Pedro Heilbron, speaking on CAPA TV, stated (04-Jun-2018) the carrier will incorporate Boeing 737 MAX 10 aircraft in 2021, “we like the size of the MAX 10… we will use them in our highest load factor markets… It will probably … Read More

SAA Requires USD1.7bn Funding, Government To Sell ‘Big Stake’ In Airline: CEO

June 6, 2018 |

South African Airways (SAA) CEO Vuyani Jarana, speaking on CAPA TV, confirmed (04-Jun-2018) the carrier has a “break even time line of about three years”, but noted “the plan needs funding”. Mr Jarana said the airline’s capital requirements will total about … Read More

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