Agenda

20 March 2024

10.30-11.20

Press Conference

11.00-11.30

Aviation Summit Registration

11.30-11.45

Welcome

Ourania Georgoutsakou, Managing Director, Airlines for Europe

11.45-12.00

Keynote Address by EU Presidency

Georges Gilkinet, Deputy Vice-Minister and Federal Mobility Minister of Belgium

12.00-12.50

An evolving industry in an evolving market: How does aviation contribute to Europe’s strategic goals?

Hosted by Florence Ranson, CEO and Founder, REDComms

Jack Chambers, Minister of State for Transport, Environment, Climate and Communications of Ireland

Rachel Smit, Member of Cabinet for Adina Vălean, Commissioner for Transport, European Commission

12.50-13.05

Keynote Address

Christian Scherer, CEO, Airbus Commercial Aircraft

13.05-14.05

Networking Lunch

14.05-14.55

CEO Debate

Hosted by Richard Quest, International Business Correspondent, CNN

Benjamin Smith, CEO, Air France-KLM

Carsten Spohr, CEO, Lufthansa

Johan Lundgren, CEO, easyJet

Luis Gallego, CEO, IAG

Michael O’Leary, CEO, Ryanair

14.55-15.05

Short Break

15.05-15.55

Vision, practicalities and reality: what is European Aviation’s destination at a time of political and regulatory change?

Hosted by Dan Michaels, Brussels Bureau Chief, The Wall Street Journal

Julia Reinaud, Senior Director Europe, Breakthrough Energy

Kaspars Briškens, Minister of Transport of Latvia

Christophe Grudler, Member of the European Parliament, Renew Europe

16.15-16.30

Closing Keynote

Wopke Hoekstra, European Commissioner for Climate action, European Commission

16.30

Networking Drinks