We felt it back in 1929, when we started out as the Official Aviation Guide – and we feel it now. That thrill of seamlessly connecting people, places and experiences across the planet has never left us. Today’s complex, competitive and ever-changing industry is our biggest adventure yet.
On Air: in conversation with Brent Hill, CEO at Tourism Fiji
With the global recovery well underway it's noticeable how many destinations are adjusting their strategies and products to be more environmentally friendly and, of course, sustainable.
In this episode, John Grant talks to Brent Hill, Chief Executive Officer at Tourism Fiji, about how the destination is changing its marketing, product offering and most importantly how it's recovering from a pandemic. For any island economy air services are essential, and Fiji is one of the few destinations to have both a long-haul local airline and a mix of inbound international services.
OAG On Air: In conversation with Campbell Wilson, CEO at Scoot
On this episode of OAG On Air, Campbell Wilson - CEO at Scoot, a Singaporean low-cost airline - joins John Grant to discuss aviation's journey to recovery, his experiences and insights from a 26 year career with Singapore Airlines Group, how Scoot is responding as Asia reopens and the new opportunities that have arisen.
Fasten your seat belt, sit back and tune in!
OAG On Air: In conversation with Tony Harrington, Correspondent at Green Air News
This episode features a discussion with Tony Harrington who is a Correspondent at Green Air News - an online independent news site that reports on aviation and the environment - Tony is based in Brisbane, Australia and shares his insights into how their aviation industry responded to Covid-19 and its future.
Tony also has specific expertise in the Asian market and he discusses with John Grant the availability of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) in Asia and how it poses a challenge as we seek to improve the environmental impact of flying.
On Air: in conversation with Gregg Brunson-Pitts, Founder & President, Advanced Aviation Team
In this latest podcast, John Grant talks to Gregg Brunson-Pitts who is Founder & President at Advanced Aviation Team - a private jet charter broker.
They discuss how Gregg established Advanced Aviation Team after his time working in the White House as Director of the White House Travel Office and how this gave him insights into the logistic challenges faced 'client side', his time working on Joe Biden's campaign trail, the challenges faced by private charters and much more!
"Nothing in aviation is simple... mechanical issues, weather, scheduling problems, crewing - all the things that can impact schedules and service can also impact general aviation and private aviation"
A fascinating chat, sit back and tune in!
On Air: in conversation with Lara Maughan, Head of Worldwide Airport Slots at IATA
Lara Maughan is Head of Worldwide Airport Slots at IATA, she joins John Grant to discuss the issue of airport slots and their impact on airline operations. Lara explains the process and implications of even a minor slot change and the wider challenges faced during a global pandemic.
On Air: in conversation with Jonathan Savitch, Chief Commercial Officer at ATPCO
Jonathan Savitch is the Chief Commercial Officer at ATPCO, in this episode he talks to OAG's Chief Analyst John Grant and shares with us his insights and experience from the last twelve months as businesses around the globe have had to move quickly in response to COVID-19 and the pandemic.
Jonathan also explains who ATPCO are, what they do, and how important they are to the whole travel ecosystem.
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