The CEO perspective – airline bosses open up on COVID, the recovery, and the future of air travel

16 June, 2021

Over the first six months of 2021 airline CEOs from across the world have spoken openly at the monthly CAPA Live virtual summit about air travel, the coronavirus crisis and the path to recovery. To say 2020 and 2021 have been a challenge for these professionals is a major understatement and each shares the journey for their respective airlines through one of the biggest crises to hit the world.

In our last review we featured the content from the Mar-2021 and Apr-2021 edition of CAPA Live and the perspectives from the leaders at British Airways, United Airlines, Air France, Qantas Group, LATAM Airlines Group, SriLankan Airlines, Eurowings, JetSMART, Jetstar Airways Group, Air Seychelles, Sky Airline and Gulf Air.

Here's the insights that featured in the May-2021 and Jun-2021 editions of CAPA Live:

IATA - Willie Walsh

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines - Pieter Elbers

Alaska Air Group - Ben Minicucci

Finnair - Topi Manner

Viva - Felix Antelo

Regional Express - John Sharp

Wizz Air - Jozsef Varadi

Canadian North - Chris Avery

Wideroøe - Stein Nilsen

Japan Airlines - Tadashi Fujita