SINGAPORE, Feb. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Asia's aviation industry is the fastest growing in the world, with big forecasts for the passenger numbers in the region. This presents big opportunities for the players in the aviation space, be it airlines, airports, technology and solution providers.
The 13th annual Aviation Festival Asia 2017 focuses on creating new ideas and strategies for the industry to meet current challenges and future growth.
On 21 February 2017 at Suntec Convention Centre, Singapore, Aviation Festival Asia 2017 opens with a series of Keynote Interviews by Bloomberg, followed by a boardroom level panel discussion on Asia Pacific aviation outlook. We welcome the following panelists for the morning session:
Day one of the premium conference will close with 2 panel discussions. Firstly, we present some of the top Chinese airlines in a discussion -- "China's aviation: Shifting the centre of gravity". Moderated by Travel Daily China, he will be joined by:
Secondly, we discuss one of the greatest changes facing Asia's aviation industry: "Embracing change: How can airlines thrive in the age of digital disruption?". Hosted by SimpliFlying, we will have the following experts speaking:
On 22 February 2017, the focus is on Low-Cost Carriers which are gaining increasing attention globally. The morning keynote session will be moderated by IATA and some of Asia's top players:
Across 2 days and 6 premium conferences, we will have over 120 speakers to discuss strategic issues on customer excellence, IT solutions, ancillary revenue, marketing and big data, human resource, full service airline profitability and low-cost airlines' business models.
A small sample of the confirmed speakers includes:
Besides the conference, the exhibition will see over 50 solution providers, 20 exhibiting airlines, an Airline University and Technology Showcase Sessions. Some of the exhibiting companies includes Rimowa, Heineken, Lufthansa Systems, JR Technologies, Fusion, Corgan, Fusion, RentalCars, OAG, Travelersbox, Conxxe, GoQuo, TravelPass, Philippines Department of Tourism and more. The exhibiting airlines include Air India, Lucky Air, Japan Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, West Air, Bangkok Airways, Spring Airlines and more.
The two-day conference and exhibition is expected to gather over 1,500 aviation stakeholders from Asia-Pacific and beyond.
About Aviation Festival Asia 2017
Date: 21 - 22 February 2017
Conference opening hours: 09:00 am
Exhibition opening hours: 09:30 am
Venue: Level 4, Suntec Convention Centre, Singapore
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