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07:30 - 16:30Golf tournament

 

 

Real Club de Golf de Sevilla
10:00 - 20:00Registration/information desk open

 

 

Exhibition entrance, SICC
13:30 - 16:30Social programme

 

 

Seville city tour
17:00 - 20:00Opening welcome reception

Exhibition open

Exhibition, SICC
08:00 - 17:00Registration/information desk open

 

 

Exhibition entrance, SICC
08:00 - 09:15Airline and Airport CEOs’ Breakfast

# restricted attendance

 

Galeria, SICC
09:00 - 12:00ERA Workshop

Securing the skies: cybersecurity and AI in aviation

 

Espana 2–3, Atrium 3
09:00 - 14:00Exhibition brunch and networking

 

 

Exhibition, SICC
09:15 - 11:30Airline and Airport CEOs’ Meeting

# restricted attendance

 

Sevilla 3, SICC
09:30 - 12:00Press conferences

 

 

Espana 4, Atrium 3
14:00 - 15:15Conference session 1 – senior leadership panel

Airline leadership panel: spotlight on our sector


This year’s airline leadership panel will shine a spotlight on our sector, discussing key topics affecting the industry including cost uncertainties, geopolitical tensions, skills shortages, supply chain issues, sustainability developments, regional connectivity and new technology to name but a few. We look forward to hearing a comprehensive and productive dialogue from Jóhanna á Bergi, CEO, Atlantic Airways; Luke Farajallah, CEO, Loganair; Gilles Feith, CEO, Luxair; and Mikael Wångdahl, VP Airline Operations, SAS Link,* as they discuss these critical topics that are key to understanding our industry’s current landscape and future direction.


* additional panellists to be announced.

 

Sevilla 1–2, SICC
15:15 - 16:00Exhibition coffee and networking

 

 

Exhibition, SICC
16:00 - 17:00Conference session 2 – senior leadership panel

Senior leadership panel: positive progress versus the challenges to deliver our sustainability targets by 2030 and 2050

Our second session will feature a senior leadership panel* focusing on our decarbonisation efforts to date, highlighting the milestones achieved and outlining the path ahead. Key topics for debate will include the implementation and development of Sustainable Aviation Fuels, innovative and emerging technologies, partnerships and collaborations, technical and operational challenges, economic and investment barriers and navigating the complex regulatory landscape.Confirmed panellists include Val Miftakhov, Founder and CEO, ZeroAvia. Additional panellists to be announced.

 

 

Sevilla 1–2, SICC
18:30 - 23:00Cocktail reception and awards dinner

(dress code: cocktail dress, black tie/tuxedo or dark suit)

 

Hacienda El Vizir
08:30 - 14:00Registration/information desk open

 

 

Exhibition entrance, SICC
08:30 - 09:30Exhibition light breakfast and networking

 

 

Exhibition, SICC
09:30 - 10:45Conference session 3 – Inspirational speaker

The sky is no limit for this year’s inspirational speaker, Nicola Winter – pilot, reserve astronaut and aerospace engineer. Winter’s journey began in the German Armed Forces in 2004, where she was a Tornado pilot and flight instructor, before retraining to become one of only three women in the German Air Force to fly the Eurofighter. By the time she left the German Armed Forces as a Major she had trained young pilots in the USA for several years.

After her time in the German Armed Forces, Winter advised large companies for McKinsey & Co. and experienced several emergencies as a paramedic. Via the aviation industry, she then moved into aerospace project management.


In 2017, Winter was a finalist in the ‘The Astronaut’ initiative, beating more than 22,500 other applicants in the ESA selection process and is now part of the astronaut reserve, where she could become the first German woman in space. Today, Winter is a renowned speaker, a consultant for crisis teams and companies, active in space research and a lecturer in emergency and crisis management. She is pursuing a PhD in space science and training to become a rescue helicopter pilot. Her credo is “with courage, empathy, discipline, passion and a bit of luck we can make it anywhere – even to the moon.”

Sevilla 1–2, SICC
10:45 - 11:30Exhibition coffee and networking

 

 

Exhibition, SICC
11:30 - 12:30Conference session 4

Association address - Montserrat Barriga, Director General, ERA

Sevilla 1–2, SICC
12:30 - 14:00Exhibition buffet lunch and networking

 

 

Exhibition, SICC
13:30 - 16:30ERA Board meeting

# restricted attendance

 

Espana 4, Atrium 3