OUR STORY

The World Aviation Festival is our flagship event. The event has been growing year on year since 2003. Due to the global investment in airline and airport passenger technology over the last 5 years the Festival has quadrupled in size, bringing in all types of global airlines, airports and industry tech providers. Now it’s one of the world’s largest aviation shows.


With so many people attending, you'll have more knowledge sharing and networking opportunities than ever before.

 

 

CONFERENCE

The World Aviation Festival conference is a premium event that gives you access to over 600 speakers from the most successful airlines, airports and digital intermediaries.

You can network with thousands of global leaders in aviation and be inspired by the greatest minds in the industry.

Plus, with our app you can even schedule 1-2-1 meetings and build vital relationships for your business.

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EXHIBITION

World Aviation Festival exhibition tickets are free and give you access to 300+ leading exhibitors as they showcase their products, solutions and latest innovations.

Meet leading airline and airport exhibitors from across the whole industry and find tech solutions to achieve your business goals.

Network with like-minded people and discover new trends that will change your business.
 

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10,000 attendees at the World Aviation Festival
6,000
Attendees
600 speakers at the World Aviation Festival
600
Speakers
4,000 airline executives at the World Aviation Festival
4,000
Airline and Airport Executives
12 content streams at the World Aviation Festival
12
Content streams

HIGHLIGHTS OF WORLD AVIATION FESTIVAL 2019

FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH

The World Aviation Festival has taken off and has experienced fantastic growth. 2020 will be no different where 6,000 airline, airport and travel technology companies will join us in London.

 

2016

Total Attendees
1366

Total Airlines and Airports Represented
87

Number of Speakers
116

Sponsors and Exhibitors
79

Countries Represented
59

1-2-1 Meetings for Sponsors
96

2017

Total Attendees
1838

Total Airlines and Airports Represented
101

Number of Speakers
162

Sponsors and Exhibitors
103

Countries Represented
70

1-2-1 Meetings for Sponsors
123

2018

Total Attendees
3000

Total Airlines and Airports Represented
152

Number of Speakers
304

Sponsors and Exhibitors
140

Countries Represented
83

1-2-1 Meetings for Sponsors
400

2019

Total Attendees
4276

Total Airlines and Airports Represented
175

Number of Speakers
400

Sponsors and Exhibitors
200

Countries Represented
95

1-2-1 Meetings for Sponsors
600

2020

Total Attendees
6000

Total Airlines and Airports Represented
200

Number of Speakers
600

Sponsors and Exhibitors
400

Countries Represented
120

1-2-1 Meetings for Sponsors
800

AVIATION IS REACHING NEW HEIGHTS

With the industry reaching new heights and change happening in every part of the industry. Now is the time to attend World Aviation Festival and move with these changes

 

 

✈ AI powered facial recognition throughout airports increasing by 27% between now and 2022

Heavy investment is going to social media and disruption management technologies

✈ Ancillary growth has risen more than 16 times in the last decade to $35b US for the world’s largest airlines

China set to displace the US as the world’s largest aviation market in the mid-2020s

✈ Technology transformation in the aviation industry is being driven heavily by cloud computing

✈ Global passenger numbers are set to double to 8.2b by 2037

✈ IFEC market size worth $10.5b by 2025

Start-ups in aviation are emerging at a faster rate than ever before

✈ Blockchain named the “priority technology for future exploration” by airport and airline tech chiefs

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