Threats to nix Mexico City’s new airport could have serious repercussions for Mexican aviation

Mexico City’s new airport has become a pawn in the country’s upcoming political elections, and the outcome could threaten the Mexico’s competitiveness in the country’s…..

Finding a new regime on the North Atlantic as regulatory and operating norms change

According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the North Atlantic provides the world’s most profitable major international traffic flow. It is also the most…..

The ULCCs are coming! A future force in the Americas 

Unlike Asia and Europe, US, Canada and Latin American Low Cost Carrier (LCC) activity has been relatively muted in recent years. Although it was the…..

The US domestic airline system is broken, but can it be fixed?

As aviation infrastructure – on the ground and in the air – appears stuck in a time warp, the future of US domestic aviation looks…..

Exploiting the regulatory toolbox in higher growth markets – the US perspective

The US majors understandably prefer to focus efforts on the lucrative domestic market and on international routes where it is possible to exert dominance, either…..

Should the US relax foreign ownership rules for domestic airlines?

The US applies one of the most restrictive regimes for foreign ownership of airlines of any developed country. While there is a great deal of…..

How can airports attract new air services – and differentiate their attractiveness?

In recent years airports around the world have become much more active participants in the aviation equation. They have engaged airlines at the network planning…..

Rolling back the clock – Is there a future for open skies agreements?

When the US government first began promoting Open Skies agreements, the concept met considerable opposition from the US’ foreign counterparts. Back then, most of the…..

All’s ‘fare’ in love and war: is aggressive pricing a new competitive reality?

Bankruptcy and subsequent consolidation across the US airline industry have delivered the majors a low cost base and strong market positions, especially at their main…..

Video of the Week – Atlantic Market Changes & Long Haul LCCs: Where Will The Market Be In Five Years?

The CAPA Americas Aviation Summit, which occurred in Apr-2017, delivered some of the most incredible discussions from a wide range of expert speakers. Atlantic Market…..