Press Releases A4E Aviation Summit, 6 March – Richard Quest meets the CEOs of Air France/KLM, easyJet, IAG, Lufthansa and Ryanair on stage

A4E Aviation Summit, 6 March – Richard Quest meets the CEOs of Air France/KLM, easyJet, IAG, Lufthansa and Ryanair on stage

Dear Colleague,

Building on the success of last year, we’re delighted to invite you to the second A4E Aviation Summit, taking place on 6 March 2018 at Concert Noble, in Brussels. Featuring leading airline CEOs and global aviation leaders the agenda promises to deliver a lively debate on the state of aviation in Europe.

A limited number of invited guests from EU institutions, such as the Vice-President of the EU Commission Maroš Šefčovič, national governments and the aviation industry will join the CEOs of Aegean, airBaltic, Air France/KLM, Cargolux, easyJet, Finnair, IAG, Icelandair,, Lufthansa Group, Norwegian, Ryanair, TAP Portugal, Travel Service and Volotea for a dynamic, interactive debate centred on the most critical industry issues.

To find out more information about the agenda, venue and accommodation please visit the website.

11:00 Media Briefing by the CEOs

12:00 Aviation Summit starts – Welcome by Thomas Reynaert

12:10 Keynote Maros Sefcovic – Vice President European Commission

12:25 Keynote Carsten Spohr – CEO Lufthansa Group and A4E Chairman

12:40 Policy Panel – “Competitiveness and Connectivity: Can European Skies continue to deliver for citizens?”

Filip Cornelis, Director Aviation DG MOVE, European Commission

Rogier Lieshout, Head of Aviation Economics, SEO Economics

Carlos Muñoz, CEO, Volotea

Claudia Tapardel, Member of the European Parliament (S&D, Romania)

13:25 Lunch Break

14:00 Innovation Panel – “Innovate, Protect and Perform for the Passenger of Tomorrow”

Giorgio Abrate, Vice-President Engineering of Avio Aero, GE

Gloria Guevara Manzo, President and CEO, World Travel & Tourism Council

Pavel Telička, Member of the European Parliament (ALDE, Czech Republic)

Pekka Vauramo , CEO, Finnair (tbc)

14:45 CEO Panel – moderated by Richard Quest, CNN

Jean-Marc Janaillac, CEO Air France/KLM

Johan Lundgren, CEO easyJet

Willie Walsh, CEO IAG

Carsten Spohr, CEO Lufthansa Group

Michael O’Leary, CEO Ryanair

15:30 Wrap-up by Thomas Reynaert

15:40 Reception

We hope that you will be able to join us, if can you please register via the event website. We look forward to seeing you on 6 March.

If you haven’t registered yet, please do so now.

Secure your place

Yours sincerely,

Aage Duenhaupt
Head of Communications
Airlines for Europe (A4E)

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