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The most recent CAPA Live event was on 12-May-2021, and featured the below speakers. Find out more
Margy Osmond
Dr. Benson Tang
Executive Director, CTC - Corporate Travel Community
Subhas Menon
Director General, AAPA
Chris Youlten
Executive Director Operations Strategy, Etihad Airways
Andrew Watterson
EVP & Chief Commercial Officer, Southwest Airlines

The global and regional outlook for corporate travel is extremely challenging. Hear the latest trends and analysis from our expert presenter.

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Aeroflot launched (13-May-2021) a dedicated coronavirus vaccination incentive programme for staff members, including flight crew and cabin crew. Under the programme, each fully vaccinated employee receives one additional paid vacation day. [more - original PR - English/Russian]

CAPA - Centre for Aviation stated (13-May-2021) Emirates Airline received one new A380-800 aircraft (A6-EVP, MSN 269) as recorded by the CAPA Fleet Database. The airline now operates 119 A380s with four remaining on order.  

Geneva Airport reported (12-May-2021) the following traffic highlights for Apr-2021:

  • Passengers: 191,216, -87.5% compared to Apr-2019;
  • Cargo: 4841 tons, -28.2%;
  • Aircraft movements: 5536, -63.9%. [more - original PR]

Manchester Airports Group reported (13-May-2021) passenger numbers at Manchester Airport, London Stansted Airport and East Midlands Airport for Apr-2021:

IndiGo partnered with Columbia Asia Hospital in Gurgaon to establish a 13 bed COVID-19 care centre for its personnel and their immediate family members (Economic Times/Live Mint/Daily Pioneer, 13/14-May-2021). The LCC stated the facility "is being set-up to help those COVID-19 positive employees who may need access to an oxygen bed with related medical facilities".

Luxair reported (10-May-2021) the following traffic highlights for the 12 months ended 31-Dec-2020:

  • Passengers: 658,873, -69% year-on-year;
  • Passenger load factor: 58.4%, -14.6pp;
  • Cargo: 947,247 tonnes, +6.1%. [more - original PR]

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