CAPA LCCs in North Asia 2017

Event Information

The CAPA LCCs in North Asia Summit on 13-14 June 2017 aims to help bridge the gaps in awareness that exist between the stakeholders – to help create the conditions for a win-win in North Asian aviation and beyond.

“Kansai International Airport as the gateway to Kansai region welcomes the CAPA LCCs in North Asia Summit in Osaka. We are extremely proud that this Summit will be hosted by Kansai Airports with the opportunity to introduce the attractiveness of the Kansai Region. For several years, the LCC market has been on strong growth at KIX where we have the number one LCC network among Japanese airports. We are really delighted to host this event in 2017 since our LCC Terminal extension will be completed by the first quarter next year.” – Yoshiyuki Yamaya, Representative Director and CEO, and Emmanuel Menanteau, Representative Director and Co-CEO, Kansai Airports

“CAPA is delighted to announce Kansai Airports as host of the CAPA North Asia LCCs Summit on 13-14 June 2017. In the past, the event has attracted CEOs from most of the LCCs in the region and beyond – along with many key airports, governments and other industry leaders. We expect the 2017 event to build on this powerful platform and provide a critical forum for addressing the complex issues facing airlines and airports as the role of LCCs evolves. This is a unique annual forum at the very highest level.” – Peter Harbison, Executive Chairman, CAPA – Centre for Aviation

After Tokyo in 2016, this will be the second year in a row for the annual CAPA LCCs in North Asia Summit to take place in Japan. Osaka, the third largest city in Japan, is the central metropolis of the Kansai region and the largest of the Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto trio.