Asia Pacific remains a standout growth market for the aviation industry. Following their in-depth interviews, these leaders come together to debate some of the major challenges facing the sector, including:
Virtual Reality (VR) is revolutionising IFE experience. For a passenger inside the plane, imagine being able to put on the headset and project a whole world across the roof of the cabin and allow them to fly underneath the stars, or allow them to see a movie, it's a new platform for innovation.
China plans to allocate about 77 billion yuan (USD $12 billion) for investment in civil aviation in 2016. 66 new civil airports are planned during its next five-year plan. On top of that, the growth of international traffic on Chinese airlines in 2015 was 33%. That’s the same as the previous three years combined. Its big 3 airline groups are increasing their international focus, international airlines are increasing partnerships with Chinese airlines and routes to China. And that’s to say nothing of its domestic growth potential. Quite simply, China could be the game changing market in Aviation. Join us as we explore what this means for the air travel industry in APAC and globally, and how we should plan ahead on partnerships, market development and customer strategies.
New start-ups are emerging every day that could change the face of the aviation industry as we know it. More airlines are focusing on innovation than ever before. But what does this really mean for our industry? This exciting panel discussion, closing day 1, will see explore the disruptive factors changing air travel and how airlines can prepare for the next level. Key areas that will be addressed include:
The Asian LCC industry is changing rapidly. Everyday airlines are announcing new routes, ordering new aircrafts, offering new discounts and introducing new products and services. LCC leaders will join us in this panel to share how they keep up with the challenges facing low-cost travel in Asia and beyond, and what opportunities they are acting upon. Some of the issues they will address include:
This session looks at ways airlines can build more reliable paths to true passenger personalisation, reinforce brand, build strong customer relationships, empower front-line personnel, tools and technologies to respond appropriately to customer needs, and raise purchase rates of ancillary and a-la-carte products and services.
Delays and cancellations frustrate passengers. How airlines deal with journey disruptions will make or break that customer relationship. In today’s competitive market, no carrier can afford to mismanage irregular operations.
By 2025, India is expected to be the world’s third largest aviation market (defined by traffic to, from and within the country). With the new policies that further open up the market to both local and foreign carriers, that means there is a big role for airport operators to make India’s aviation sector flourish.
Join Mumbai International Airport to hear what it has built for airlines and the traveler at Terminal 2 and the airport’s plan to enhance the passenger experience.
Learn more on the latest trends in designing and constructing futuristic, functional terminal facilities that will meet the future requirements of passengers and airlines