Please note the below agenda is subject to change.

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REGISTRATION
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WELCOME
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AIRLINE CEO: International Airlines Group (IAG)

The Chief Executive of International Airlines Group (IAG) will deliver a keynote speech setting out his aspirations for the airline group and UK aviation sector’s recovery.

Speaker
Chief Executive
International Airlines Group
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PANEL DISCUSSION: A focus on rebuilding and growth

The DfT Aviation Director joins the three senior airline trade body representatives in the UK to discuss their forward looking focus and initiatives towards meeting industry key objectives for the year ahead.

Speakers
Director for Aviation
Department for Transport
Chief Executive
Airlines UK
Chief Executive
The Board of Airline Representatives in the UK (BAR UK)
UK & Ireland, Country Manager
International Air transport Association (IATA)
Director
Themis Advisory
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NETWORKING BREAK
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STATE OF THE INDUSTRY

IATA’s Director General, Willie Walsh, will provide a key note address with his thoughts and insights on the UK’s approach to international travel during the pandemic and how, as the sector starts to rebuild, the UK can reposition itself as a preeminent aviation market on the world stage.

Speaker
Director General
IATA
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MINISTERIAL KEYNOTE

Hear from the Secretary of State for Transport as he is interviewed on the UK Government’s strategy on rebuilding the UK’s role in global aviation.

Speakers
Secretary of State for Transport
UK Government
International Business Editor
Financial Times
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PANEL DISCUSSION: Industry leaders and government panel

The Aviation Minister and airline leaders come together to discuss the initiatives and ideas from government and their own business that can deliver the joint objectives of a diverse and prosperous aviation sector that will play a leading role in the UK’s economic recovery.

    Speakers
    Minister for Aviation and Maritime
    Department for Transport
    Chief Executive
    Loganair
    Chief Executive
    Jet2
    Chief Commercial Officer
    easyJet
    Senior Travel Editor
    The Independent
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    LUNCH NETWORKING BREAK
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    AIRLINE CEO KEYNOTE AND INTERVIEW: KLM

    A focus on how major EU carrier KLM with a substantial UK footprint sees the UK market from an overseas perspective including the importance of it's regional connectivity to the prosperity of the UK regions. What are the opportunities? How could the UK develop its aviation sector for inbound and outbound markets?

    Speakers
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM)
    International Business Editor
    Financial Times
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    PANEL DISCUSSION: Rebuilding the sustainability agenda

    The panel will discuss the conclusions of COP26 and what innovations and policies will be required to enable a cash starved industry to rebuild and still deliver against its sustainability goals. 

    Speakers
    CEO
    Jet Zero Council
    Group Head of Sustainability
    International Airlines Group
    Founder & President
    ANITA MENDIRATTA & Associates
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    AIRLINE CEO KEYNOTE

     A fireside chat with Shai Weiss on the journey ahead for Virgin Atlantic and his hopes for the UK aviation sector. 

    Speakers
    Chief Executive
    Virgin Atlantic
    Founder & President
    ANITA MENDIRATTA & Associates
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    CLOSING REMARKS
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    NETWORKING DRINKS RECEPTION