Conference Agenda



Singapore, 22 - 23 June 2021


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Jun 2208:55
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Organiser's opening remarks

Jonathan Drape-Comyn, Conference Manager, Aviation Festival Asia
Jun 2209:00
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Initiatives & restructuring your airline for a world after COVID-19

Campbell Wilson, Chief Executive Officer, Scoot
Jun 2209:30
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Airlines in Asia – Where do we go from here?

Siew Shan Sim, CFO, AirAsia Berhad
Tanes Kumar, CCO, Myanmar Airways International (MAI)
Kenny Chang, CMO, Korean Air
Mandy Ng, Chief Executive Officer, HK Express
Jun 2210:30
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The journey to restarting air travel: The importance of Airport-Airline partnerships

Ching Kiat Lim, Managing Director Airhub Development, Changi Airport Group
Jun 2211:00
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CMO Insights

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Moderator: Shashank Nigam, CEO, SimpliFlying
Siddhartha Butalia, CMO, AirAsia India
Akira Mitsumasu, Vice President, Global Marketing, Japan Airlines
Eric Thain, General Manager, Brand & Customer, HK Express
Andrew Ward, Vice President, Marketing & Customer Experience, Jazeera Airways Company Ksc
Jun 2212:00
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Changing times of payments in the airline industry

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Moderator: Amine Boulaghmen, Head, Payment Facilitation Solutions, IATA
Srdjan Prokic, Head of e-Commerce, Air Serbia
Samer Al Haider, Senior Manager, e-Commerce and Mobile, Emirates Airlines
Nivala Antti, Product Owner, Payments Platform, Finnair
Youvraj Seeam, E-Sales And Product Manager, Commercial (E-Commerce), Air Mauritius Ltd
Yago Casanovas, Head Of Payment And Fraud, Air Europa
Mohamad Hafidz, Head of Payments & Financial Services, AirAsia
Jun 2213:00
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Creating a personal touch: Delivering superior inflight opportunities

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Moderator: Vimal Kumar Rai, VP Sales & Marketing, AirFi Aviation Solutions Pte Ltd
Vinod Viswanathan, Head of Sales and Marketing - South Asia, Air Mauritius
Jun 2214:00
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The role of big data & analytics in airline decision making & enhancing CX

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Wilson See, Assistant Manager, Marketing & Strategy Research, Asia & Oceania Region, Japan Airlines
Sally Mok, General Manager of eCommerce & Distribution, HK Express
Shawn Wang, Head of Data Labs, China eastern airlines
Bhagya Jayarathne, Manager, Business Intelligence & Analytics, SriLankan Airlines
M Osama Sheikh, Project Manager, Technology & Innovation, Pakistan International Airlines
Jun 2215:00
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Shifts in the distribution ecosystem: which way are we going?

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Moderator: Yanik Hoyles, Director, Distribution, International Air Transport Association (IATA)
Lars Denlew, Head, Digital Distribution & Revenue Management, Etihad Airways
Omer Bukel, Vice President, Distribution, TURKISH AIRLINES
Johannes Walter, Head, Channel Partners, Lufthansa Group
Ray Fung, Head, Marketing and Sales, South East Asia, Cathay Pacific
Cliff Trotta, Director, Sales, Distribution & Commercial Planning, Iberia
Jun 2216:00
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The future of airline networks and their impact on the turnaround

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Moderator: Luis Alvarez, Aviation Consultant, INFORM GmbH
Rainer Becker, Product Manager, INFORM GmbH
Jun 2217:00
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Reconnecting the world beyond Asia

Jeffrey Goh, Chief Executive Officer, Star Alliance

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Jun 2309:00
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Digital drivers in rebooting aviation

Pablo Sanz, CTO, AirAsia
Mohd Azharuddin Mat Sah, Group Chief Transformation Officer, Malaysia Airlines
Jerome Thil, Vice President Digital Innovation, Singapore Airlines Limited
Amit Sagi, CDO, EL AL Israel airlines
Alison Taylor, Chief Customer Officer, American Airlines
Jun 2310:00
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Restarting international air travel with digital solutions

Vinoop Goel, Regional Director, Airports & External Relations - Asia Pacific, IATA
Jun 2311:00
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Will AI powered payment fraud detection be the next big solution for airlines?

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Donia Waseem, Assistant Professor, Marketing, University of Bradford
Richard Thompson, Global Airlines Strategy, Riskified
M Osama Sheikh, Project Manager, Technology & Innovation, Pakistan International Airlines
Jun 2312:00
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Creating a successful ancillary strategy: Exploring new alternatives

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Aldric Chau, Head of Retail, Ecommerce & Travel Partnership, Cathay Pacific Airways Limited
Apple Ignacio, Director Of Ancillary, Cebu Pacific Air
Rose Lam, Group Head of AirAsia Shop and Ancillary, AirAsia
Mofizur Rahman, Managing Director, NOVOAIR
Ali Jassim, VP Direct Sales and Ancillaries, Flynas
Jun 2313:00
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Airlines next big test: Preparing to scale up in 2021

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Moderator: Thomas Jaeger, Chief Executive Officer, ch-aviation GmbH
Tara Naidu, CCO, Air India Express
Charles Johnson, Chief Commercial Officer, Air Seychelles Limited
Kamal Hingorani, Chief Customer Officer, Spicejet
Vincent Coste, Chief Executive Officer, Gulf Air
Ido Biger, CIO & Chief Data Officer, EL AL Israel airlines
Jun 2314:00
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Digital meets the rest of your airline: Integrating your IT function with operations

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Pirthipal Singh, Head, ICT infrastructure, AirAsia
Gayanika Gunasekera, Manager Digital Transformation & ITBR, SriLankan Airlines
Rossann Domingo, Assistant Manager, Integrated Operations Control Center, Philippine Airlines
Miretab Teklaye Tesfaye, Regional Director, Middle East and Africa, Ethiopian Airlines
Jun 2315:00
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Future cargo ecosystems: Turning cargo into a truly digitized business

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Moderator: Ashok Rajan, Vice President and Head of Airline Cargo Services, IBS Software
Fabian Wandt, Managing Director, Vietjet Air Cargo
Clera Lam, Head of Digital Cargo, Cathay Pacific Cargo
Ronen Spira, Head of Cargo, EL-AL Israel Airlines
Jun 2316:00
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15 minute C-Suite Insights & Interviews

Aloke Singh, CEO, Air India Express
Angus Clarke, CCO, Air France K.L.M.
Veranita Sinaga, CEO, Indonesia, AirAsia
last published: 07/May/21 06:55 GMT




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