Speakers and participants

We are thrilled to share details of organisations already confirmed to attend the new global event dedicated to low-fare and regional aviation in May 2019. Are you thinking of joining them? Take advantage of our super early bird discount before 1 December 2018.

Confirmed speakers

Take a look at our initial group of confirmed speakers below. Further speakers will be announced in the near future.

Jochen Schnadt
Managing Director
flybmi

flybmi, formerly branded as bmi regional, is a British regional airline that operates scheduled passenger services across the UK and Europe. The airline is based at East Midlands Airport in England.

Simon McNamara
UK & Ireland Country Manager
IATA

Simon, former Director General of ERAA, is responsible for leading IATA’s activities in the UK & Ireland as part of the association’s mission to represent, lead and serve the airline industry.

Anne-Bart Tielemen
CEO
TrueNoord

TrueNoord is a regional aircraft lessor headquartered in Amsterdam.

The company serves the needs of regional airlines, providing fully financed leasing solutions for both new and used aircraft. TrueNoord specialises in ATR, Bombardier and Embraer types.

Jennifer Coutts-Clay
CEO
Jetliner Cabins

Jennifer is a consultant providing technical advice and marketing support to the aviation industry, with a particular focus on airliner-interior and corporate-identity programmes.

Marja Aalto
Director
Business Tampere

Destination Tampere Region, associated with the Business Tampere and Visit Tampere initiatives, provides a gateway to inland Finland. The region’s airport welcomes Ryanair, SAS, Finnair and AirBaltic, with direct flights from Bremen, Budapest and Riga or connections via Helsinki and Stockholm.

Other participants

The following organisations have also confirmed they will be participating in the event. Specific speaker(s) will be confirmed shortly.

Speaker TBC
Norwegian

Founded in 1993, Norwegian shifted to a low-cost business model in 2002 and is now the fifth largest low-cost carrier in the world.

Norwegian has around 160 aircraft and boast one of the world’s youngest and greenest fleets with an average age of just 3.7 years. Passengers can choose from around 500 routes to more than 150 destinations in Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, Asia, the Caribbean, South America, the US and Canada.

Speaker TBC
flybe

Flybe is the largest independent airline in Europe, carrying 8 million passengers a year between 81 airports across the continent. The airline boasts 210 routes across 15 countries and is proud of its status as the most punctual airline in the UK.

Speaker TBC
Bluebox Aviation

Bluebox Aviation Systems specialises in software solutions for the aviation industry.

The Bluebox in-flight entertainment (IFE) portfolio provides airlines the latest technology in tablet-based and wireless IFE solutions (fitted and portable) as cost-effective alternatives to seatback IFE systems, and exploits these platforms to address a range of IFE requirements: service enhancement, service recovery, accessibility services (for passengers with hearing and visual impairments) and ancillary revenue generation.

Bluebox’s other aviation software platform is a feature-rich technical library management system – eMan. It is a web-based platform that provides maintenance technicians with access to technical publications and applications from any location.

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