EARLY 2019 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED

 

Tony Fernandes

Tony Fernandes, Group CEO, AirAsia

Joanna Geraghty

Joanna Geraghty, President and COO, JetBlue 

 
 

 

 

Title Sponsor

IBM

 

 

 

WHAT IS THE WORLD AVIATION FESTIVAL?

Award-winning Conference


New technologies are constantly changing the aviation industry. By attending the Aviation Festival, you'll learn how to embrace digital transformation and optimise every touch point throughout the customer journey.
 
The agenda is shaped to help you thrive. Not just now - but develop a road map for future innovation.
 
Subjects include: artificial intelligence, distribution, merchandising, digital, transformation, loyalty, retailing, ancillary revenue generation, social media and new applications. 
 
Be inspired and learn from those that are leading the way. 

Buzzing Exhibition


Test new products, develop strategic partnerships, compare technologies and assess your competitors. With over 150 technology providers exhibiting at the World Aviation Festival, we can guarantee you'll find new partners. 
 
This is where deals are made.
 
Providers offer solutions for software, platforms, CRM, ancillary sales, marketing, social media, distribution, business models, PSS, IFEC, data analytics, consultancy and more. 
 
The World Aviation Festival is more than just a trade show. We'll help your strategic partnerships grow. 
 

 

 
3,000
Attendees
150
Exhibitors
300
Speakers
1,100
Airline & Airport Executives
 
10
Content streams

 

SPEAKERS ALREADY CONFIRMED FOR 2019

 

 

Martin Gauss Air Baltic

Martin Gauss  

CEO
AirBaltic
Christina Foerster BrusselsAirlines

Christina Foerster

CEO
Brussels Airlines
 
Alendre de Juniac, IATA

Alexandre de Juniac

CEO
IATA
Con Korfiatis

Con Korfiatis

CEO
flyadeal
 
Linda-Patrice Celestrino Etihar

Linda-Patrice Celestrino

VP Guest Experience & Delivery
Etihad
Joanna Geraghty

Joanna Geraghty   

President and COO
JetBlue

 

Shahar Markovitch El AL Israel

Shahar Markovitch   

CDO
EL AL Israel
Markus Binkert Luftansa

Markus Binkert

SVP Distribution
Lufthansa Group
 
Gilles Mascaras Etihad

Gilles Marscaras

SVP Distribution
Etihad Airways
Babar Rahman Qatar

Babar Rahman

Senior Manager, In-Flight Entertainment /Connectivity
Qatar Airlines
 
Guido van Til, KLM

Guido van Til

SVP IT
KLM
Kam Jandu

Kam Jandu   

CCO
Budapest Airport
 

 

Simon Wilcox Heathrow

Simon Wilcox   

Head of Automation
Heathrow Airport
Brian Cobb CVG

Brian Cobb

CIO
CVG
 
Aymeric Dussart, Montreal

Aymeric Dussart

CIO
 Montreal
Bart Saverwyns, Brussels Airport

Bart Saverwyns

CDO
Brussels Airport
 
Karsten Madsen, Copenhagen

Karsten Madsen

Head of Department, Baggage Automation & Technology (BAU)
Copenhagen Airports
Linda Bos KLM

Linda Bos   

Blockchain Lead
KLM

 

Lee Barrett VivaAerobus

Lee Barrett    

Director Ancillary Revenue
VivaAerobus
Natakua Nikoleava, S7

Natalia Nikoleava 

Loyalty Director
S7 Airlines
 
 
Mark Ross-Smith Malaysian

Mark Ross-Smith

Head of Loyalty & Enrich
Malaysian Airlines
Annelie Nassen, SAS

Annelie Nassen

EVP Marketing & Sales
SAS
 
Juliana Ramirez, Volaris

Juliana Ramirez

Head of Business Development
Volaris
Onur Dedekoylu, Pegasus

Onur Dedekoylu     

VP Marketing
Pegasus Airlines
 

 

Tanner Huysman, NinjaSpirit

Tanner Huysman

Ancillary Ninja

Spirit
Mariana Fonseca, American Airlines

Mariana Fonseca

Head of Ancillary & Merchandising Strategy

American Airlines
 
 
Andrew Kilkearey, Finnair

Andrew Kilkeary

Head of Loyalty
Finnair
Yago Casanova, Air Europa

Yago Casanovas

Head of Payments & Fraud
Air Europa
 
Harald Deprosse, Miles & More

Harald Deprosse

MD
Miles & More
Frederic Gonnaud, Air France

Frederic Gonnaud

Passenger Strategy Retail & Ancillaries
Air France
 

 

Sebastian Pichon, Google

Sebastian Pichon

Industry Manager, Travel
Google
Sarah Panthou, Air France KLM

Sarah Panthou

Retail & Ancillaries
Air France KLM
 
Thomas Wittman, Lufthansa

Thomas Wittman

Head of Information Technology Domain Digitalization, Innovation and Architecture
Lufthansa
Akira Mitsumantsu, Japan Airlines

Akira Mitsumasu

VP Products and Services
Japan Airlines
 
Brian Sumers, Skift

Brian Sumers

Aviation Business Editor
Skift
Rogier van Enk, Finnair

Rogier Van Enk

VP Digital Revenue and Distribution
Finnair

 

 

 
 

 

 
 
 
Zhang Zhenyuan, Spring Airlines

Zhang Zhenyuan

General IT Manager
Spring Airlines
Henry Hartveldt, Atmosphere Research

Henry Harteveldt

Principal
Atmosphere Research
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

"It surely is the most important airline industry event bringing good insights and networking opportunities together"

Vice President, Products & Services, Japan Airlines

WHO ATTENDS  

Get inspired by 100s of global airlines and airports 

 

AIRLINES

Ryan Air

Easy Jet

Vueling

Wizz

Aer Lingus

Air Arabia

Air Asia

Air Canada

Air India

AZUL

Brussels Airlines

Emirates

Fast jet

Flybe

Ana

HOP!

CPH

Kulala

Lufthansa

 

Finnair Aviation Festival

NOK Air

Norweigan

Pegasus

South West

Spirit

Spring Airlines

Transavia

West jet

VIVA Aerobus

Aeroflot

Hong Kong Aviation Festival


Flyadeal

Swiss

Wow Air

HK Express Airlines Aviation Festival

jetBlue

Air Europa

Air Italy

Air Serbia

Air Serbia

American Airlines

ASL Airlines

Avianca

Cebu Pacific

Condor

Copa Airlines

Delta Airlines

Donghai Airlines

Eva Air

Evelop

Fly a Deal

Fly Smart

Garuda

Germania

Green Africa Airways

Hainan Airlines

Interjet

Jambo jet

Jet Blue

Joon

LATAM

Meridiana

Air China Aviation Festival

Rossiva

Small planet

                                 Air Mauritius Aviation Festival

   Level

                          Sun Country Airlines


Volotea Airlines

AIRPORTS

Dubai Airport

Heathrow

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Denver International Airport

New Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport

Abu Dhabi Airports Company

Gatwick Airport

Hamad International Airport

Airport Authority Hong Kong

IGA Istanbul New Airport

Oman Airports

Finavia

Bangalore International Airport

Dusseldorf

Dublin Airport

Munich Airport International

MAG

Aeroporti Di Roma

Airports Company South Africa

S.E.A. Milan Airports

Lithuanian airports

Budapest

London City Airport

Miami Airport

London Luton Airport

Athens International Airports

Brussels Airport

Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Swedavia Airports

Edinburgh Calgary

Copenhagen Airports As

Brisbane Airport

Ontario International Airport Authority

Cardiff Airport

Flughafen Hannover Gmbh

Montreal Airport

Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited (AOT)Prague Airport

Aruba Airport Authority

Greater Toronto Airports Authority

Cincinnati International Airport

Charlotte Airport

Aberdeen Airport

 

 
 
 

2019 Innovation Partners

 
 

 
 
 

DON'T JUST TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT

 
 

KLM

" Great to catch up with colleagues and meet people with interesting products and services to take back to the office. " 

 

Pieter Elbers, President and CEO, KLM

Japan Airlines

It surely is the most important airline industry event bringing good insights and networking opportunities together. ” 

 

Akira Mitsumasu, VP Products and Services,

Japan Airlines

Like Where Logo

"There is no doubt about it - the Aviation Festival is quite simply a stunning event, the absolute jewel in the aviation trade event crown."  

Simon Dempsey,  CEO,  Likewhere

Amadeus Logo

“ Good sessions, good speakers, good level of attendance from airlines, good companies in the booths. ” 

 

Barbara Moreno, Head of Airline Marketing,

Amadeus ITGroup

IBM Logo

Strong total attendance overall, but most importantly, it was well-attended by key decision makers by the global top airlines."  

Dee Waddell, Global Managing Director,

Travel & Transportation, IBM

Boxever Logo

" Well organised, and a great mix of attendees from across worldwide airlines. A must visit show if you are serious about change."  

David Hoar,  Director Enterprise Sales,  Boxever

 

 

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