Route to Recovery | Rebuilding Demand
10:00 EDT / 15:00 BST / 16:00 CEST
Convincing potential passengers that flying is safe, fun and responsible will be a major challenge for the industry in the post-lock-down world. Furthermore, the battle for customers in an airport’s catchment area will be key to economic success in the recovery.
How can airports and airlines work together to rebuild demand?
How can the industry convince passengers that flying is safe and fun?
What practical changes must the industry make, and how will these affect the economics of air transport?
Join Aviation Week Network and our panel of experts as we discuss plans to re-ignite interest in air transport.
Moderator: Wes Charnock, Editor-in-Chief, Routes
Armando Brunini, CEO, SEA Milan Airports
Kadri Samsunlu, CEO, İGA İstanbul Airport
David Stroud, Managing Director, ASM
China Aviation Industry Online Briefing (Conducted In Mandarin)
This webinar will provide insights on:
- The current state of Southeast Asia (SEA) air travel industry
- Opportunities arising from the COVID-19 crisis
- Understanding the health of an airport or destination network using data
- Navigating post Covid-19 recovery
- Forecasted traffic returning post Covid-19
- China’s domestic and international aviation recovery
Moderator: Paul Burton, Managing Director, Asia-Pacific, Aviation Week Network
Chen Chuanren, SEA and China Correspondent, Air Transport World
Hang Zhao, Analyst, ASM
Sharon Dai, Head of Data Solutions, CAPA
Air Transport & COVID-19: Global Alliances and Airline Partnerships in the New Era
How will airline partnerships adapt to the momentous changes in the global air transport industry? When the Star Alliance formed in 1997, it began a huge shift in how airlines expanded their networks and engaged with customers, especially frequent flyers. Oneworld and then SkyTeam soon followed, establishing three global alliances that collectively represented the majority of flagship carriers. They rapidly expanded, providing cross benefits to passengers that encourage them to stay within their chosen alliance.
Will the industry crisis mean fewer alliance airline members and how will any network gaps be addressed?
How are the alliances supporting their airline members and maintaining frequent flyer engagement?
How will market distortions from government aid and government ownership of some airlines affect alliances and equity partnerships?
Join Aviation Week Network as we raise these questions and more with the leaders of two major global alliances.
Moderator: Karen Walker, Editor-in-Chief, Air Transport World, Aviation Week Network
Rob Gurney, CEO, oneworld
Jeffrey Goh, CEO, Star Alliance
Jens Flottau, Executive Editor, Aviation Week Network
Air Transport & COVID-19: Hygiene Safety Standards Post-Pandemic
May 7, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is changing how we travel, prompting conversation of what measures are necessary as restrictions lift and more people begin to fly. In this interactive webinar, hosted by ATW Editor-in-Chief Karen Walker, we will discuss potential new standards and processes that might be implemented at airports, on aircraft and through the entire passenger journey.
We will look at what levels of collaboration and coordination are occurring across airlines, airports, government bodies and other organizations to create a set of global common standards.
Will distancing require significant re-shaping of airport spaces?
Will airlines need to reconfigure cabins?
How will security and immigration processes be handled?
Will non-touch technologies, such as bio-metrics and eye scanning, be fast-tracked?
Airline Panel - Risk Strategies and Returning To Service
Risk management is key for airlines to survive and recover from the novel coronavirus pandemic.
This webinar will focus on airlines' fleet and aftermarket strategies for now and as fleets reenter service.
Moderator: Lee Ann Shay, Chief Editor MRO, Aviation Week Network
Serife Akin, VP Procurement, Pegasus Airlines
Valter Fernandez, CEO, Portugalia Airlines
Ken Newton, Aircraft Lease Management Director, Alaska Airlines
Paul Salwik, Head of Technical Procurement, Norwegian Air Shuttle
Fireside Chat with Wizz Air CEO József Váradi
The Air Transport Webinar will feature a fireside chat with József Váradi, the founder and CEO of Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest-growing airlines and the leading low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe.
The company’s low-cost leader strategy has transformed the airline from being one of the many start-ups in 2004 to one of the major European players today. Váradi chairs the Board of Directors of Wizz Air UK and is on the Board of Directors of JetSMART Airlines in Chile. As the pandemic spread through Europe, Wizz emerged as one of the world’s strongest airlines in terms of its cash balance. The airline also rapidly introduced automated systems so that people could more easily change or cancel their flights.
Váradi will talk with ATW Editor-in-Chief Karen Walker, explaining how he was able to rapidly grow a startup while always ensuring its financial strength, and provide his thoughts on how the air transport industry will restart and what changes will be necessary. Audience questions will be welcomed during the webinar.
Moderator: Karen Walker, Editor-in-Chief, ATW
József Váradi, CEO, Wizz Air
COVID-19: Air Cargo's Critical Role
April 16: U.S. Edition
The global air cargo industry has seen dramatic change brought about by the pandemic. A combination of a surge in demand for fast-delivered medical supplies, medicines and food, with the removal of much of the belly space in grounded passenger fleets has created a situation in which demand is outstripping capacity.
Join our panel as we discuss what is happening, some of the operational barriers to getting freighters into quarantined countries and the long-term implications of airlines converting some of their passenger fleets to all-cargo.
Moderator: Karen Walker, Editor-in-Chief, ATW
Chen Chuanren, China & Southeast Asia Correspondent
Aaron Karp, Editorial Contributor
Helen Massy-Beresford, Paris Bureau Chief
Air Transport: How Will This Crisis Reshape The Industry?
The fallout from the global efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic has sent shockwaves through the global air transport community and causing major disruptions and fleet groundings.
Join Aviation Week Network’s thought leaders as we provide analysis of the current state of the industry, the challenges ahead, how this crisis is likely to reshape the industry and what steps will help airlines and airports adjust to those changes.
Moderator: Karen Walker, Editor-in-Chief, Air Transport World
Peter Harbison, Founder and Chairman Emeritus, CAPA
Jens Flottau, Executive Editor, Commercial, Aviation Week Network
Nigel Mayes, SVP Consulting & Product Development, ASM Global Routes Development Consultants