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Routes Americas 2021: IATA on State of the Airline Industry in the Americas

Routes Americas 2021: IATA on State of the Airline Industry in the Americas

In the Routes Americas 2021 conference, Peter Cerdá, Regional Vice President the Americas, IATA, outlined the state of the airline industry in the Americas. The session covered how the region could tackle COVID-19, as well as long-term competitiveness in the areas of infrastructure, taxes and charges, regulatory framework and environmental sustainability.

Routes Americas 2021: 600+ meetings; 230+ orgs registered; exhibitors confirmed

Routes Americas 2021: 600+ meetings; 230+ orgs registered; exhibitors confirmed

Routes Americas takes place this month (Orlando, 23-25 June), marking a much-anticipated return of face-to-face networking. Over 600 meetings have already been scheduled for the event and more than 230 organisations are currently registered to attend, including 41 airlines and 160 airports.

FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021: United and WestJet CEOs on relaunching global air transport

FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021: United and WestJet CEOs on relaunching global air transport

Day 2 of FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021 (26 May 2021) included ‘Fireside Chats’ with Scott Kirby, CEO United Airlines, and Ed Sims, President & Chief Executive Officer, WestJet, conducted by Shashank Nigam, Founder & CEO, SimpliFlying. They shared their perspectives on relaunching global air transport.


FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021: Saudia CEO on Vision 2030 and attracting 100 million tourists

FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021: Saudia CEO on Vision 2030 and attracting 100 million tourists

Day 2 of FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021 (26 May 2021) included a ‘Fireside Chat’ with Capt Ibrahim Koshy, CEO Saudia Airlines, conducted by Shashank Nigam, Founder & CEO, SimpliFlying. He shared his perspective on relaunching global air transport, and what differentiates Saudia from other airlines in the region.

FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021: easyJet CCO on diversity, inclusion and strategies to close the gender gap

FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021: easyJet CCO on diversity, inclusion and strategies to close the gender gap

Day 2 of FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021 began this morning (26 May 2021) with the Women in Aviation Leadership Summit. Sophie Dekkers, Chief Commercial Officer, easyJet, was among the panellists and shared her perspective on the impact female leaders are having in the industry, as well as insights into how air transport can achieve the fastest possible recovery.

FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021: Ava, EGO, PLAY and Pop on “huge opportunity” for start-up airlines to enter market

FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021: Ava, EGO, PLAY and Pop on “huge opportunity” for start-up airlines to enter market

FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021 today (25 May 2021) heard from four CEOs who, amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, are launching brand-new airlines: Olivier Arrindell, CEO Ava Airways; Matteo Bonecchi, CEO EGO Airways; Birgir Jonsson, CEO PLAY; and (Nino) Navdip Singh Judge, Chief Executive and Founder, Pop.


FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021 – Turkish Airlines: “new Istanbul hub allowing us to invite more airlines to fly to Istanbul”

FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021 – Turkish Airlines: “new Istanbul hub allowing us to invite more airlines to fly to Istanbul”

İlker Aycı, Chairman of the Board and Executive Committee, Turkish Airlines, addressed FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021 today (25 May 2021) in a fascinating interview conducted by Joe Leader, CEO, APEX/IFSA. He reflected on a five-year period of tremendous growth pre-pandemic, the opportunities presented by the new Istanbul hub, health and safety measures, and the airline’s leadership in sustainability.

FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021: CEOs of oneworld, ACI World, and APEX/IFSA on relaunching global air transport

FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021: CEOs of oneworld, ACI World, and APEX/IFSA on relaunching global air transport

FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021 began today (25 May 2021) with a fascinating opening session – Leadership Perspectives on Relaunching Global Air Transport – featuring Rob Gurney, CEO oneworld, Luis Felipe de Oliveira, Director General, ACI World, and Joe Leader, CEO, APEX/IFSA.

Join 250 airlines and airports registered for FTE APEX Virtual Expo – a message from United CEO Scott Kirby

Join 250 airlines and airports registered for FTE APEX Virtual Expo – a message from United CEO Scott Kirby

anna.aero invites you to FTE APEX Virtual Expo taking place on 25-26 May 2021. There is a wealth of networking and compelling content available. We are particularly excited about the New Airline Summit where Aaron Heslehurst of BBC World News will interview the CEOs of PLAY, pop, EGO Airways and AVA Airways live.


Routes reports big response to TakeOff Cargo event

Routes reports big response to TakeOff Cargo event

Routes is launching a brand-new virtual event – TakeOff Cargo – to support stakeholders involved in the development of air cargo transportation. The event takes place on 20-21 July 2021. Meanwhile, Routes Americas takes place next month (Orlando, 23-25 June), marking a much-anticipated return of face-to-face networking, and Routes has confirmed a stellar conference programme.

Routes Americas 2021: “beating on an open door – the feedback we’ve had could not be more positive”

Routes Americas 2021: “beating on an open door – the feedback we’ve had could not be more positive”

In a first for the route development community, Routes Americas is going ahead next month (Orlando, 23-25 June), marking a much-anticipated return of face-to-face networking. anna.aero caught up with Steven Small, Brand Director, Routes, to learn all about plans for an event that will be crucial in stimulating recovery of the market.

CEOs of start-up airlines Ava Airways, EGO Airways, PLAY, and Pop join speaker line-up at FTE APEX Virtual Expo

CEOs of start-up airlines Ava Airways, EGO Airways, PLAY, and Pop join speaker line-up at FTE APEX Virtual Expo

anna.aero’s sister business unit, Future Travel Experience-APEX, has attracted a stellar line-up of speakers, exhibitors, and attendees for the second FTE APEX Virtual Expo (25-26 May 2021). Hear from the CEOs of four start-up airlines – Ava Airways, EGO Airways, PLAY, and Pop – in the event’s New Airlines C-Suite Summit.