Aviation Festival Asia 2020 – Airlines in Asia Pacific carried 36% of total passengers in 2017: that’s a massive 1.5 billion passengers. But by 2035 that number is predicted to increase to 7.2 billion. Welcome to the world’s largest aviation market.

From just 234 attendees when we launched in 2004 as the World Low-Cost Airlines Congress Asia to 2,002 attendees in 2019, Aviation Festival Asia is now the must-attend event on the Asia-Pacific aviation calendar. With more airlines and airports represented than any other show in the region, Aviation Festival Asia is your gateway to the world’s fastest-growing aviation market.

Over the last 15 years a lot has changed and so too has Aviation Festival Asia. In 2020, we’re bringing you our biggest ever programme, with more than 250 speakers from full-service airlines, low-cost carriers and their partners across 9 conferences:

  • Aviation Strategy : New routes, new revenues, new customers
  • Aviation Marketing : Digital marketing, loyalty marketing and big data for airline marketers
  • Digital Airline : Digital transformation in airlines. For airline CDOs, CIOs and CTOs
  • IFEC : Innovation in inflight entertainment
  • Air Retail and Payments Show : Retail and payments strategy, innovation and technology for airlines, airports and technology partners
  • Aviation Human Capital : Recruitment. Engagement. Development. Retention.
  • Digital Airport : Digital transformation for the world’s airports
  • Airline Revenue & Distribution : Ancillary strategies, price management & distribution for the modern airline
  • Aviation Loyalty : Innovating, managing and measuring customer loyalty programs

Aviation Festival Asia 2020 will be our biggest ever edition, bringing together 2,500 attendees, 1,200 airlines & airport representatives, 250 speakers and 100 exhibition booths.

Here’s a preview of our first 28 to whet your appetite:

  • Abdul Basit Al Rawahi, Head of Human Resources, Salam Air
  • Adam Thompson, VP Operations, Mallard Air
  • Sheikh Aimen Ahmed Sultan Al Hosni, Chief Executive Officer, Oman Airports
  • Akira Mitsamasu, VP Global Marketing, Japan Airlines
  • Amit Sagi, Chief Digital Officer, El Al Israel Airlines
  • David Gunnarsson,Chief Executive Officer, Dohop
  • Donia Waseem, Lecturer in Marketing, University of Bradford
  • Fazeena Fakir, IT Business Systems Analysis Manager, SriLankan Airlines
  • Isuru Dissanayake, IT Business Systems Analyst, SriLankan Airlines
  • Jerome Thil, VP Digital Innovation, Singapore Airlines
  • Kenny Chang, Chief Information Officer, Korean Air
  • Kim Chua, Assistant Professor, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Kosala Kandawela, Lead Information Security Engineer, Sri Lankan Airlines
  • Kurt Abeloos Head of Cabin Crew and Inflight Product, Air Belgium
  • Mark Ross-Smith, Loyalty Consultant, New World Loyalty
  • Mike Tansey, Managing Director, Lead for Travel and Hospitality, Asia Pacific, Africa, Middle East and Turkey, Accenture
  • Nik Laming, General Manager, Loyalty, Cebu Pacific Air
  • Osama Sheikh, Project Manager, Technology and Innovation, Pakistan International Airlines
  • Patrick Murphy, Executive Advisor, Peach Aviation
  • Philipp Dietlin, Director, Asia-Pacific, Dohop
  • Priyanga Wijewardana, Digital Experience Manager, SriLankan Airlines
  • Rami Hindieh, Associate Director of Enterprise Data Management, Toronto Pearson International Airport
  • Ron Chapman, President, AS-IP Tech
  • Satyendra Pandey, Head, Strategy and Planning Go Air
  • Seth Cassel, President, EveryMundo
  • Yanendra Weerakkody Digital Transformation Lead, SriLankan Airlines
  • Yanik Hoyles Director, NDC Program, IATA
  • Youvraj Seeam, E-Sales & Product Manager, Commercial (E-Commerce), Air Mauritius