Presentations 2014

"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

Moderator: John Melchior – CEO – Travel Group Consulting

10.40 – 11.20 INTRODUCTORY REMARKS

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

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

Moderator: John Melchior – CEO –Travel Group Consulting

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

Moderator: Sandrine de Saint Sauveur - President & CEO – APG Inc

10.15 – 10.50 INTRODUCTORY REMARKS

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

13.00 – 13.30 APERITIF

13.30 – 15.00 LUNCH

15.00 – 17.00 “GET TOGETHER” AFTERNOON TERRACE

18.00 – 22.00 CLOSING COCKTAIL