Felix Antelo | Chief Executive Officer
Viva Air Group

Felix Antelo, Chief Executive Officer, Viva Air Group

Felix Antelo is Business Administrator of the Pontificia Universidad Católica of Argentina and has more than 19 years of experience in the aeronautical industry, living and working in the most important countries of Latin America. He currently serves as President and CEO of Viva Air Group, the leading group of ultra low cost airlines in Latin America, with operations in Colombia and Peru.

He previously served as CEO of LATAM Airlines Peru, from 2014 to 2018. In addition, he held different positions in LAN/LATAM as Commercial Director in Ecuador; Sales Director and Commercial Director in Argentina and Commercial Vice President in Chile and in Brazil.

Felix was Director of AMCHAM Peru (American Chamber of Commerce of Peru), and has been chosen as one of the most influential business leaders in recent years.

Viva Air has a strong network of domestic and international routes, flying to more than 16 destinations in Latin America. With the purchase of 50 new Airbus 320 aircraft that started arriving last year -15 of the CEO model (current engine option) and 35 NEO (new engine option)-, Viva Air Group plans to expand its model throughout the region in the coming years.


Appearances:



World Aviation Festival - 6th September @ 11:45

Keynote Interview Interview: Felix Antelo, President and CEO, Viva Air

    iva Air CEO joins John Strickland to discuss:
  • How Viva plans to grown in Latin America and transport more than 38 million passengers by 2020
  • Launching a ULCC innovation lab to pursue modernisation and gain digital advances in the Latin American market
  • Stimulating new travellers by connectivity intermediate cities by offering more low fares and a better experience

World Aviation Festival - 6th September @ 12:05

LCC Leaders CEO Panel: What are the next big challenges for Low Cost Airlines – Who are the winners and losers in the next 5 years?

  • In the modern era do low cost carriers still have the traditional advantages over larger legacy rivals?
  • What are the and global factors that are providing a risk to the continual growth of low-cost travel?
  • How will new technologies help LCCs sustain their cost advantage and deliver better experiences?
  • As full-service carriers continue to take on many of the characteristics of LCCs how can LCCs effectively compete?
  • How will the distribution strategies for LCCs evolve to adapt to new business models and passenger demands?
last published: 22/Mar/19 09:45 GMT

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