Rahul Kapoor | Asia Pacific Transportation Analyst
Bloomberg Intelligence

Rahul Kapoor, Asia Pacific Transportation Analyst, Bloomberg Intelligence

Rahul Kapoor is Asia Pacific Transport analyst at Bloomberg Intelligence, Bloomberg's Research arm. His coverage includes Asian Airlines encompassing both FSCs and LCC segment across the region. Prior to joining BI, Rahul was the head of DFRS (UK) Ltd where his team coverage spanned multiple geographies with sectors and companies covered across US, Europe and Asia. He was earlier at RS Platou Markets (Asia) and in Asia Ex Japan Transportation team at Nomura. Rahul holds a Degree in Engineering and a Postgraduate in Management.


Day One @ 11:20

Panel: The rise of long-haul low-cost carriers

Low-cost, long-haul airlines are to reach critical mass. A new generation of discounters equipped with more-efficient jets and using the Internet to tap markets closed to their forerunners is set to endure and challenge the long-haul dominance of network carriers. Are we ready yet for this phenomenon that will keep on going and developing?
  • On what terms can the long-haul LCCs prosper?
  • Which markets should we serve?
  • How can we compete on routes served by established FSCs?
  • How can widely low-cost long-haul be profitable, especially on some less popular destinations?

Day One @ 17:00

India’s aviation: Towards a sustainable growth

After a strong FY2016, traffic growth has accelerated further in FY2017 and India is set to become the world’s third largest domestic market behind the U.S. and China. As India goes through one of the brightest periods of its economic and aviation growth, the prospects look more positive for sustainable growth than recent history has delivered. However, overcapacity, high input costs, intense competitions and inadequate infrastructure as well as skilled workers are to become major challenges for any airlines looking to thrive in this market.

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