HMG Aerospace is a proud media partner with major industry events throughout the aviation calendar. Hover over the listings below for more information on each event.
To find out how your event can be listed on the HMG Aerospace calendar or if you are interested in discussing a media partnership with Inflight or LARA, please contact marketing specialist Ross McSweeny.
Blue – Events partnered with Inflight (covering the IFEC and cabin technology sectors)
Red – Events partnered with LARA (covering low-fare and regional aviation)
Orange – Events partnered with Inflight and LARA
Black – Other industry events not directly partnered with Inflight or LARA
Other – Events directly organised by HMG Aerospace
Routes Asia, Okinawa, Japan
19-21 March 2017
Routes Asia forms the essential event for all aviation based companies who wish to conduct business to, from and within the region. Bringing together a range of airlines, airports and tourism authorities, including some of the largest carriers from the whole Asian region, this event offers your organisation the opportunity to meet with some of the most influential aviation professionals from across the world.
A Risk Based Approach to RPAS Operations, London
22 March 2017
– Mapping and quantifying Drone Risk
– Risk Based Safety Cases in the UK MoD
– ICAO commitment to this approach and influence from EASA prototype Legislation
ERA Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark
29-30 March 2017
The ERA Regional Airline Conference 2017 takes place on 29-30 March at the Radisson Blue Scandinavia Hotel, Copenhagen, Denmark.
PEC, Hamburg, Germany
3 April 2017
Attend the leading global conference and networking forum discussing the strategic issues surrounding cabin innovation, consumer expectations and strategies for profitability within the cabin.
Crystal Cabin Award, Hamburg, Germany
4 April 2017
The Crystal Cabin Award is the only international award for excellence in aircraft interior innovation, donated by the Senate of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and released by the Crystal Cabin Award Association. This unique honour for outstanding cabin products and concepts was presented for the first time ever on April 17th, 2007 during the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg. The Crystal Cabin Award’s main intention is to initiate a significant improvement in passenger comfort.
Aircraft Interiors Expo, Hamburg, Germany
4-6 April 2017
Aircraft Interiors Expo is the world’s leading event for airlines and the supply chain to source the latest innovations, technologies and products for the cabin interiors, inflight entertainment and passenger comfort industries.
WTCE, Hamburg, Germany
4-6 April 2017
WTCE is the leading global event for the travel catering, onboard retail and passenger comfort industries. Showcasing the latest onboard products and services to an international audience of airline buyers and rail operators.
ABACE, Shanghai, China
11-13 April 2017
ABACE brings together thousands of business aviation leaders, entrepreneurs and other purchase decision-makers. In partnership with the Shanghai Airport Authority (SAA) and cohosted by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and the Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA), ABACE takes place at the Shanghai Hawker Pacific Business Aviation Service Centre.
Routes Europe, Belfast, Northern Ireland
23-25 April 2017
APEX Multimedia Market, Berlin, Germany
24-26 April 2017
The APEX MultiMedia Market is the airline industry’s premier content conference that continually brings together airlines, CSPs and diversified distributors offering a range of new and acclaimed TV, MOVIE, GUI, GAME, APP and AUDIO content options.
MRO Americas, Orlando, USA
25-27 April 2017
MRO Americas is the flagship of Aviation Week Network’s MRO event series. For 22 years, the commercial air transport maintenance, repair and overhaul community has recognized MRO Americas as the industry’s premiere event. The three day conference and exhibition provide top thought leadership and the ultimate networking venue.
WATS, Orlando, USA
2-4 May 2017
WATS 2017 will bring together the global aviation training community and deliver five independent and impartial conference streams alongside the sector’s biggest tradeshow.
Airport Solutions, Mexico City, Mexico
3-4 May 2017
Aviation Festival Americas, Miami, USA
9-10 May 2017
Executives from full service and LCC airlines will gather at Aviation Festival Americas for two days of expert content and unmatched networking opportunities. From new business and revenue models to new technologies, airline executives will learn all they need to know about revenue in one place. With attendance by executives from carriers around the globe like United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Norwegian Air, AeroMexico, and WestJet this event covers the hottest topics in the commercial aviation industry through 6 focuses: Low Cost, Aviation Strategy, Air Experience, Aviation IT, Aviation Marketing, and Aviation Interiors.
EBACE, Geneva, Switzerland
22-24 May 2017
AP&M Europe, London, UK
31 May - 1 June 2017
IATA AGM, Cancun, Mexico
4-6 June 2017
The IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit is the world’s largest gathering of airline leaders.
GCA Summit, Arlington, USA
7-9 June 2017
The Global Connected Aircraft Summit provides airlines, operators, integrators, and technology vendors complete connected solutions – from ground to air and from nose to tail. The fourth annual event connects business, technology, and industry perspectives and goes beyond just in-flight entertainment, to include operations, communications and technologies that impacts the aircraft.
Paris Air Show, France
19-25 June 2017
The International Paris Air Show is organised by the SIAE, a subsidiary of GIFAS, the French Aerospace Industries Association. The 52nd show will take place at the Le Bourget Parc des Expositions from 19 to 25 June 2017, and once again will bring together all the players in this global industry around the latest technological innovations. The first four days of the show will be reserved for trade visitors, followed by three days open to the general public.
EAA Airventure, Oshkosh, USA
24-30 July 2017
The airplanes bring us together. The people keep us coming back. Meet new friends, reconnect with old ones, and discover the spirit of Oshkosh each summer at EAA AirVenture.
Air Carriers Purchasing Conference. San Diego, USA
26-29 August 2017
Further information will follow.
Aviation Festival Europe, London, UK
7-8 September 2017
The conference will bring airline and airport CEOs together to learn and discover innovative technology that can help them save money, time and improve the end-to-end passenger experience. The festival will be an experience designed to help you get the most out of the 2 or 3 days that you are in attendance.
World Routes, Barcelona, Spain
23-26 September 2016
World Routes provides an unrivalled platform for route development professionals to discuss, develop and plan route strategy. provides an efficient cost and time-saving platform for organisations wishing to develop and expand their route networks.
RAA Annual Convention, Palm Beach, USA
24-27 September 2017
Further information will follow.
IFSA, Long Beach, USA
September 25-27 2017
Further information to follow.
APEX Expo, Long Beach, USA
25-28 September 2017
Thousands of aviation professionals from the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) representing more than 100 airlines and over 150 vendors – all committed to improving the airline passenger experience – will be in attendance at the APEX EXPO
MRO Europe, London, UK
3-5 October 2017
Be part of Europe’s leading conference and exhibition where airlines, MROs, suppliers, OEMs, regulators, lessors, and industry experts converge to explore and define the aviation maintenance industry.
NBAA, Las Vegas, USA
10-12 October 2017
Join 27,000 industry professionals for the three most important days of business aviation in the year. Ranked as the sixth largest trade show in the United States, the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) will be held Oct. 10-12, 2017, in Las Vegas, NV, bringing together current and prospective aircraft owners, manufacturers and customers into one meeting place to get critical work accomplished.
IATA World Passenger Symposium, Barcelona, Spain
24-26 October 2017
Further information will follow.
MRO Asia-Pacific, Singapore
30 October - 3 November
EATS, Berlin, Germany
31 October - 1 November
The European Airline Training Symposium (EATS) is the leading aviation training event for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. This annual conference and tradeshow specialising in aviation training and simulation brings together the industry’s leading professionals to promote safety and share best practice in pilot and cabin crew training.
Inflight Asia-Pacific, Singapore
1-2 November 2017
Bringing IFEC thought-leaders, suppliers and innovators together. Join us in Singapore in 2017 for a brand new regional expansion of the Inflight event series. In association with MRO Asia-Pacific, the popular Pavilion, Workshop and Awards format invites IFEC and cabin technology professionals to view the latest product innovations, debate topical issues, and celebrate industry successes from across the Asia-Pacific region.
The Future of Air Transport, London, UK
14-15 November 2017
The future passenger, Brexit, terror threats, capacity and state aid have all hit the headlines in recent months. Questions are being asked over their effects on strategies at the highest level across aviation. The Future of Air Transport will bring together leaders from the top global airlines to explore the latest opportunities, challenges and solutions in this age of industry change
AIME, Dubai, UAE
23-24 January 2018
AIME is a two-day exhibition and conference providing the ideal platform for interiors suppliers, providers and buyers to network and establish new relationships in the Middle East. Co-located with MRO Middle East, AIME is a must-attend event delivering the latest innovations in aircraft interiors. AIME is held at Dubai World Trade Centre. As the Middle East’s only aircraft interiors event, AIME 2018 will feature around 300 exhibitors and hundreds of airline attendees from 100+ airlines from all over the world.
MRO Middle East, Dubai, UAE
23-24 January 2018
MRO Middle East, co-located with Aircraft Interiors Middle East, is the Gulf region’s leading conference and trade show for commercial aircraft maintenance. This is the one opportunity you have in this region to discover the crucial issues impacting the MRO industry today and to engage colleagues, customers, peers, and competitors from all segments of the business. Network with the people that are fostering growth in the region, developing cutting-edge technology, and pushing the MRO industry forward.
Inflight Middle East, Dubai
23-24 January 2018
Annual Global Airfinance, Dublin, Ireland
In 2018, the premium event for aviation finance returns to the Convention Centre in Dublin.
MRO Latin America, Cancun, Mexico
The future continues to look optimistic for the Latin American region in terms of fleet growth and modernization. With new aircraft that are equipped with latest technology entering into service, maintenance organizations for all these operators are facing the need to upgrade their capabilities to support and accommodate these new capabilities. The recent economic instabilities of the region are forcing airlines to adjust and change their maintenance and purchasing strategies. Airlines and suppliers must come together to figure out solutions tailored specifically for this market.