Our Story


The Aviation Festival is an exhibition and award winning conference that has grown to become one of the largest and most established aviation shows in the world today.

The 2018 Festival will be in its 15th year and it continues to grow and attract a large audience of airlines, airports and travel technology companies from around the world. The conference and exhibition will host over 2,500 attendees, 200 speakers and 150 exhibition booths. Over 120 different global airlines are represented every year at this event.


Welcome to the Aviation Festival


World Low Cost Airlines Congress:  Still a large part of the festival, drawing in low cost carriers from around the world year on year

AirXperience:  Innovation in passenger experience technology for the world’s airlines

IFEC:  The in-flight entertainment and communications show

Air Retail Show:  Retail strategy, merchandising and innovation

Aviation IT Show:  Digital Transformation, data and infrastructure for the world’s airlines, airports and partners

Airport T.EX:  Technology and experience for the world’s airports

Aviation Loyalty:  Loyalty, revenue and retention for the world’s airlines and airports

Aviation Marketing:  Digital and social media strategies for the world’s airlines and airports

AIVIATION:  AI, data driven technology and the future of aviation


Aviation Festival


New Technologies Meet New Business Models

New Technologies are redefining the Aviation industry. Artificial intelligence, connectivity, merchandising, digital transformation, loyalty, social media and a plethora of new applications, software and services are giving airline and airport executives a powerful range of value-adding tools. But how can the Aviation industry embrace this digital transformation? How do airlines and airports keep up with the pace of change?

By attending the world’s most forward thinking event!

Embracing Change

The Aviation Festival brings together the technology, the people and the experts that will keep you ahead of the exciting changes that are sweeping the aviation industry. Whether you are in passenger experience, retailing, IT, loyalty, marketing or innovation, this is the event for you. Where else do you have access to hundreds of new solutions on one giant show-floor and a conference agenda that addresses the big ideas needed to digitally transform the aviation industry?

The Aviation Festival Will:

  • Provide the global aviation industry with the opportunity to showcase their products and innovation to an international audience.
  • Provide a market place for suppliers in the commercial aviation space to meet their customers and learn more about their strategic development.
  • Provide an excellent global platform for the world’s commercial airlines to source new partners and brainstorm new strategies for growth.
  • Serve the world’s airline leaders by providing new ideas, new relationships and a place to network and have fun.
  • Provide airline managers with a forum to learn, network and do business.
  • Provide a space where airlines learn more about the disruptive forces changing their industry, and how to take advantage of them.
  • Help suppliers better understand their customers.
  • Provide the wider travel industry with a place to see all of these innovations under one roof.




Aviation Festival

Conference: 5-7 September
Exhibition: & Seminars 6-7 September 
Business Design Centre, London

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