Aviation Develop Europe

AviaDev Europe

Your European Aviation Development Hub


Wednesday 16 September (all times are CEST, i.e. GMT+2)

At-a-glance →

09:00 - 09:15

Welcome and Introduction

Juraj Toth
Managing Director, AviaDev Europe

09:15 - 09:30

Can testing twist the fate of aviation industry?

Dirk Singer,

09:30 - 09:45

Right Routes, Right Plane, Rapid Recovery

Jo Bailey, editor at Simple Flying goes inside airBaltic's operations with CEO Martin Gauss.

Martin Gauss
CEO, airBaltic

Jo Bailey
Editor, Simple Flying

09:45 - 10:00

Consultant´s window I

Enzo Zangrilli
Senior Aviation Consultant, 1Aviation

Enzo will share his top 3 advice for airports to survive and rethink their business models.

10:00 - 10:15

Consultant´s window II

Becca Rowland will share her top 3 advice for airlines to survive and rethink their future

Becca Rowland
Partner, AviaDev Consult, powered by MIDAS aviation

10:15 - 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 - 10:45

Consultant´s window III

Gavin Eccles
Professor of Aviation and Tourism Management

Gavin will share his top 3 advice for tourism boards to survive and rethink their future.

10:45 - 11:05

Learning to love disaster: how to exploit the unique possibilities of a crisis like this

Claus Raasted
Director for The College of Extraordinary Experiences

11:05 - 11:15

The golden opportunity to ease our reliance on seasonality

The tourism and aviation sector changed forever after 9/11 and the events of 2020 will be viewed in a similar way. The pandemic has not reached it’s conclusion and as such, today we have the opportunity to shape our industry for the future. This is our golden opportunity to create the future of our industry in a way that benefits aviation, tourism, the environment and the communities we serve for generations. Let’s not let this chance slip…

Gerard Brown
Founder & CEO, Low Season Traveller

11:15 - 11:30

The story of fleet development in 2020

Max Oldorf

11:30 - 12:10

How choosing the right aircraft type can help to rebuild the airline industry


John Grant
Partner, MIDAS Aviation


Sameer Adam
Regional Vice President, Sales - Europe, Russia & CIS, Middle East & Africa at De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited

Clemente Affinito
Vice President Sales Europe, ATR

Michal Nowak
Marketing Director EMEA & Central Asia, Embraer

12:10 - 12:20

Closing remarks

Juraj Toth
Managing Director, AviaDev Europe

12:10 - 13:00

Lunch Break

13:00 - 17:30

One-to-one video meetings

Please check your personalised diary for your meeting schedule

19:00 - 19:45

How to stay focused and motivated in challenging times

Nikolett Huszák
Senior Retail Marketing Manager, Budapest Airport

20:00 - 21:00

AviaDev Aviation Quiz

Mike Robinson
Aviation Development Director

Let´s enjoy the evening and learn something new about the industry we love at the same time. The Quiz director Mike Robinson will prepare 40 questions which will reveal true avgeeks in the community.