Take-off or Touchdown: What is the magic Formula for being successful in Aviation?
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Moderator of the congress: Prof. Dr. Adrian von Dörnberg
9:00-9:30 Opening Key Note (English)
What is the magic Formular for being successful in Aviation?
Rafael Schvartzman, IATA
9:30-10:00 Impulse speech (English)
State of the industry
Impulse for Infrastructure panels: State of the industry and economic Outlook
Brian Pearce, IATA
Alliances and other strategic partnerships (English)
How stable are the alliances in the aviation sector? Are alliances a discontinued model? Are carriers more successful without being affiliated with an alliance? Do alliances reduce competition in the opinion of the travel industry (travel agencies/tour operators)?
Jeffrey Goh, Star Alliance
Interviewer Rüdiger Kiani-Kreß, Wirtschaftswoche
10:30-10.45 Coffee Break
Infrastructure 1: On the Ground (German)
Uptime, expansion times, privatization, operational conditions: Will blocks on expanding the infrastructure be the biggest brakes on the growth of air transportation (runways, terminals, ground handling) in Europe in the future? Are the privatization of airports and the liberalization of ground services levers for improving competitiveness?
Michael Eggenschwiler, Hamburg Airport; Mag. Julian Jäger, Vienna Airport; Thomas Schnalke, Flughafen Düsseldorf; Michael Schwartz, Riyadh Airport
Moderation Sandro Lindner, Unisys
Infrastructure 2: In the Sky (English)
Single European Sky: What is the national concept to support this major project? How can Europe and Germany fight best against the foreseeable airspace congestions and delays? SES performance targets are not met so far since years. Will traffic flows be shifted to Turkey and the Gulf region as a result of inefficient ATM in Europe? What do Europe and Germany do against such developments?
Oliver Wagner, Eurowings; Michael Engel, BDF; Pete Curran, IATA
Moderation Nils Haupt, Hapag-Lloyd
12:15-13.15 Lunch Break & Networking
13:15-13:45 Hot Seat Talk: (German)
Aviation security – public task or better privatized?
Prof. Dr. jur. Elmar Giemulla, International Aviation Law Expert
Interviewer Gerd Pontius, Prologis
Freight: Innovation (German)
Which innovations are driven by successful carriers today? What is going on with e-freight? How do airlines drive implementation? What will be the next big project for the air cargo industry?
Ulrich Ogiermann, Qatar Airways; Markus Kopp Mitteldeutsche Airport Holding; Christian Haug, Deputy General Manager, Shanghai Pudong Int’l Airport Cargo Terminal, Co., Ltd. (PACTL); Bea Berke, CEO International Cargo Center Shenzen
Interviewer Thomas Braun, HOLM
14:15-14:45 Hot Seat Talk
Are cargo drones a serious business model or a visionary concept that will not really take off? How and where would drones change the freight business? What are risks (safety, security, regulation…)?
Dr. Andreas Jahnke, Lufthansa Aerial Services; Manfred Mohr, IATA
Interviewer Beverly Seebach, IATA
Air Transport Agreements (German)
Air Transport Agreements on the test bench: Who benefits from the 6th freedom in aviation? Are antitrust immunity, joint ventures, etc. on flight areas the solutions for establishing a “Global Airline”? Are cross shareholdings in the airline industry a useful first step? Does the statutory prevention of majority stakes in the airline industry still make sense? What are the reasons in favor of it and against it?
Dr. Raphael von Heereman, Consultant; Alexis von Hoensbroech, Lufthansa Cargo
Moderator Prof. Dr. Adrian von Dörnberg, The Travel Consulting Group
15:30-16:00 Coffee break & Networking
A few months prior to the elections: What can politics do to strengthen aviation? What needs to be done to strengthen aviation? How important is aviation for the German politics?
Andreas Rimkus MdB, SPD; Bastian Roet VC Cockpit; Klaus-Peter Willsch MdB, CDU; Ralph Beisel, ADV; Arnold Vaatz MdB, CDU
Moderator Timo Kotowski, FAZ
Power of Social Media in Aviation (English)
How does Social Media influence the aviation industry? What are risks, what are chances? How do Social Media channels influence Marketing?
Part I with Julia Heitmann, Blogger and Pilot; Monica Baloghova, Blogger and Cabin Crew Emirates; Kelsey Johnson, Blogger and Cabin Crew Emirates; Verena Möller, Blogger and Cabin Crew Germanwings; Carolin Wesselmann, Blogger and Cabin Crew TUIfly; Carola Wimmer, Blogger & Maître de Cabine SWISS; Amielle Zay Abshire, Blogger & Lead Captain Gulfstream Business Jets
Part II mit Peter Glade, SunExpress; Claus Unterkircher, Uber Austria; Matthias Wenk, Ryanair
Moderator George S. Pascal, ITMS
(More will follow soon)