"Air Transport Industry: 2020 Vision"

Partners in Practices… and Profits?




THURSDAY – OCTOBER 30th

09.00 – 10.00      OPENING SESSION

    • APG Network Presentation
    • Participant Airlines and Travels Agents Presentation
    • Thanks to the Partners


INTRODUCTORY SPEECH

Setting the coming geopolitical landscape

Jean-Christophe Victor - President - LEPAC

 



10.00 – 10.05      GOLD PARTNER VIDEO - HOP!




10.05 – 10.25      COFFEE BREAK




10.25 – 10.30   GOLD PARTNER VIDEO - AERTEC






10.30 – 12.30      SESSION 1

PARTNERS – BUILDING THE PRODUCT

Worldwide partnership is a natural component of the airline industry. Airlines provide air transport services for travelling passengers and freight, they lease or own their aircrafts and form partnerships or alliances with other airlines for mutual benefit.

This session will provide insight and ideas into how to leverage partnerships into more profitable growth. 


Aeronews TV - Introduction 2’ video





10.40 – 11.20      INTRODUCTORY REMARKS

10.40 – 10.50      Aircraft manufacturer – Jeff Cacy - Managing Director, Airline Marketing Services - Boeing

10.50 – 11.00      Systems – Francesco Violante  - CEO - SITA

11.00 – 11.10      Air Traffic Control – Frank Brenner  – Directeur General - Eurocontrol

11.10 – 11.20      Major Airline - Gerry Oh - Business Development Manager Asia Pacific - APG INC 




11.20 – 11.25      GOLD PARTNER VIDEO - Amadeus




11.25 – 12.00      DEBATE

12.00- 12.30      QUESTIONS to the panel

3 experts to address questions

Jim Foster – APG USA

Pierre Jeanniot – Jinmag

Pierre Sparaco - Aviation Week



12.30 – 12.35      GOLD PARTNER VIDEO - UATP



12.35 – 13.00      APERITIF

13.00 – 14.25      LUNCH




14.30 – 15.00      SPECIAL FACTS: PROCESS & ANALYSIS AFTER AIRCRAFT CRASH

Jean Paul Troadec – Former Director French BEA




15.00 – 15.05     GOLD PARTNER VIDEO - APST & EGFATT




15.05 – 17.00     SESSION 2

PRACTICES – SELLING THE PRODUCT

Some low-cost carriers, which have previously been vocal about not wanting to work with travel agents, have now made their content available through this distribution channel. On the other side, legacy carriers are going to promote their improved products by new distribution policies.

This session will give you a peek at the components of selling the product at the horizon of 2020.


Aeronews TV - Introduction 2’ video




 
15.10 – 15.50     INTRODUCTORY REMARKS

15.10 – 15.20       Future of Payments – Ralph Kaiser  - President & CEO - UATP

15.20 – 15.30       New systems – Julianna Hill - Director, International Supplier Development - ORBITZ

15.30 – 15.40       Model of the Future – Mike Premo  - President & CEO - ARC

15.40 – 15.50       The future of the GDS – David Doctor - VP Western Europe & MEA - Amadeus



15.50 – 15.55     GOLD PARTNER VIDEO - ARC




15.55 – 16.30     DEBATE

16.30 - 17.00     QUESTIONS to the panel

3 experts to address questions


Jim Foster – APG USA

Pierre Jeanniot – Jinmag

Pierre Sparaco - Aviation Week



17.00 – 17.15     A.W.A.R.D.  CEREMONY (APG Worldwide Airlines Reward for Distribution)

17.15 – 17.30     Coffee Break and Get Together session

19.00 – 19.45     Piano Concert – Nariya Nogi – Winner contest 2014 - ENM Cortot

20.00 – 21.00     COCKTAIL - Black tie dress code

21.00 – 23.00     GALA DINNER - Black tie dress code





FRIDAY – OCTOBER 31st


08.00 – 10.00     “GET TOGETHER” WORKING BREAKFAST

Participants to meet with APG executives and key partners to get familiar with their products and services


 

10.15 – 12.15     SESSION 3

PROFITS – BEST WAYS TO PROFIT

There is no one answer because there are so many different airline profiles.  Legacy carriers, Low-cost carriers, Premier service carriers—they all have their place in the marketplace.

Find out what roads lead to increased profitability for carriers of each profile.



Aeronews TV - Introduction 2’ video




10.15 – 10.50     INTRODUCTORY REMARKS

10.15 – 10.25       New aircraft for better profits – Richard Carcaillet - Head of strategic marketing - Airbus

10.25 – 10.35       Profit for a long haul airline – Donald Payen – Executive VP – Air Mauritius

10.35 – 10.45       How airports can contribute – Franck Goldnadel – Managing Director – CDG Airport

10.45 – 10.55       Sustainable financial health - Javier Gallego - Director, FDS Operations - IATA




10.50 – 10.55     GOLD PARTNER VIDEO - Aéroports De Paris 


10.55 – 11.45     DEBATE


11.45 – 12.15     QUESTIONS to the panel

3 experts to address questions

Jim Foster – APG USA


Pierre Jeanniot – Jinmag

Pierre Sparaco - Aviation Week
 


12.15 – 13.00     CLOSING SESSION

12.15 - 12.35       Wrap up and Conclusions – Pierre Jeanniot

12.35 - 12.45       Closing Address – Sandrine de Saint Sauveur

12.45 - 13.00       Closing Address – Jean-Louis Baroux

 

13.00 – 13.30     APERITIF

13.30 – 15.00     LUNCH

15.00 – 17.00     “GET TOGETHER” AFTERNOON TERRACE

18.00 – 22.00     CLOSING COCKTAIL