Aviation Outlook Asia 2014,Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore
Asia's leading airline industry gathering - Aviation Outlook Asia 2014

Mr Dermot Mannion | Deputy Chairman
Royal Brunei Airlines | Brunei Darussalam

Mr Dermot Mannion, Deputy Chairman, Royal Brunei Airlines

Dermot Mannion is the Deputy Chairman of Royal Brunei Airlines. He was appointed by the Brunei Ministry of Finance in 2010 to lead the corporate restructuring of the business at the country's flag carrier. Prior to that he was Chief Executive Officer of Aer Lingus, where he successfully floated the company on the London/Dublin stock exchanges and then subsequently defended two hostile takeover bids from Ryanair. Mr Mannion began his aviation career at Emirates where he rose to the position of President Group Support Services after a career of more than 15 years. Overall, he has a solid track record of achievement in airline operations across three continents, characterised by strong cash flow, improved productivity, low unit costs, excellent customer service and high staff morale.

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Appearances coming up:

Day 1, 28 October 2014, Premium Conference

@ 15.00
Expansion of LCCs across Asia – How to get passengers to travel with you?

  • Assessing the airlines’ practice of establishing LCC subsidiaries
  • Restructuring the airlines’ business model and Royal Brunei Airlines’s case study
  • The prospect of Asean Open Skies and how full-service airlines should best prepare for the advantages and accelerating competition

@ 16.00
Panel: Opportunities or threats - Redefining the competition between full-service airlines and low-cost carriers

  • Assessing the increasingly blurring distinction between the two segments
  • What is the key strategic decision for full-service airlines to repond to the LCC threat? To defend, attack or exist altogether?
  • Can the two business models be converged and how?

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