Asian Aviation Editor Matt Driskill is In Conversation with independent aviation analyst Brendan Sobie, the founder of Sobie Aviation. The two discuss the state of the industry globally and drill down into the situation in Asia-Pacific countries. Sobie has been working in the aviation industry for over 20 years as a writer, analyst and consultant. He is currently working as an independent analyst and consultant, having established in 2019 the Singapore-based firm Sobie Aviation. He previously served as chief analyst for CAPA from 2011 to 2019, based in Singapore, and as an editor for Flightglobal from 2000 to 2011, based in the US, Singapore and UK. Sobie is a prolific author, this year writing several white papers, studies and media commentaries related to the COVID-19 crisis. He is a frequent speaker at industry events, webinars, training sessions and board meetings. Brendan is quoted frequently by the international media and is interviewed regularly on Bloomberg and CNBC.
Sobie Aviation provides aviation companies and executives with analysis, insight and advice to help develop their businesses, assess opportunities and better understand the industry. The company offers consulting services to airlines, airports, manufacturers, aviation industry suppliers, banks and governments and specialises in market research and analysis of emerging markets, including Southeast Asia, Central Asia, South Pacific and Africa.