The slower growth forecast for 2020 was an inevitable eventuality for the Middle East, but should we be starting to worry about the capacity-demand balance?

At some point, slower growth in the Middle East was perhaps inevitable. There had been over two decades of strong growth, particularly by the Gulf…..

Aviation and carbon emissions – the pressure grows for net zero: are we doing enough?

School strikes by students in support of government action on climate change; a new popular environmental campaign (Extinction Rebellion) occupying central London for 11 days…..

Middle East/Africa LCC growth – better to be independent or low cost subsidiary?

The LCC models look very differently across the Middle East and Africa. But, there is one obvious similarity – the sector is growing much quicker…..

Looking back… 2019 was a packed year of insights from a record CAPA event programme

Behind the scenes it may have been a year of transition for CAPA – Centre for Aviation as it was integrated into the Aviation Week…..

Video of the week – Dubai Airports is taking a technological journey, but people still matter in its strategy

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,…..

Video of the week – Airlines and airports share insights on the industry’s major talking points

CAPA – Centre for Aviation has seen some high-profile speakers at its recent global events. This week we focus on some of the keynote presentations…..

flydubai benefits from visa reform, driving rapid inbound and outbound growth for Dubai

flydubai, which turns 10 years old at the beginning of next month, has played an integral role in Dubai’s tourism boom. It also has driven…..

Video of the week – Understanding aviation in the Middle East and Africa: industry perspectives

CAPA – Centre for Aviation attempted to address the big questions impacting aviation across the Middle East and Africa as part of more than ten…..

BLOG: Live from Dubai – insights from the CAPA Middle East & Africa Aviation Summit

Welcome to live coverage from The Blue Swan Daily of the CAPA – Centre for Aviation Middle East & Africa Summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). As…..