CAPA Qatar Aviation Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit 5/6 Feb-2019
CAPA is pleased to announce the initial speaker line-up for the inaugural CAPA Qatar Aviation Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit in Doha on 5-6 February 2019.
The two day Summit will bring together aviation regulators, airlines and global suppliers with an interest in aviation market access for high-level discussions as well as a Gala Dinner hosted by Qatar Airways.
CAPA Qatar Aviation Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit.
A high level discussion of aviation regulatory issues
Key speakers confirmed to date
The CAPA Summit will tap into some of the dynamic changes taking place in the regulatory environment, as key industry and government figures address open skies in key markets, aviation policy among Middle East nations, the impact of changing airline business models and new aircraft technology and airport/airspace capacity constraints on international air service negotiations.
Key speakers at the CAPA Qatar Aviation Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit include:
- Qatar Airways, Group Chief Executive, HE Mr. Akbar Al Baker,
- European Commission, Director General Mobility and Transport, Henrik Hololei,
- IATA, Director General and CEO, Alexandre de Juniac
- US Department of Transportation, Director, Office of International Aviation, Brian Hedberg,
- A4A, Vice President International, Keith Glatz,
- FedEx Express, General Counsel, Rush O’Keefe,
- Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM), Director Aviation Development, Germal Singh Khera,
- oneworld, CEO, Rob Gurney,
- JetBlue Airways, Senior Vice President Government Affairs & Associate General Counsel, Robert Land
- African Airlines Association (AFRAA), Secretary General, Abderahmane Berthe.
and many other leaders in aviation market access and regulatory affairs from Europe, Asia and surrounding regions.
The speaker list so far confirmed may be viewed here: High level speakers at the Summit
CAPA’s Executive Chairman, Peter Harbison, will provide a global regulatory overview to commence the two-day Summit, examining the current and potential future landscape of market access arrangements around the world. Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, HE Mr. Akbar Al Baker will deliver a keynote address on the outlook for Qatar Airways and its progress through one of the most turbulent periods in its development.
CAPA’s Executive Chairman, Peter Harbison said: “We are pleased to be holding this, the inaugural CAPA Qatar Aviation, Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit, in partnership with Qatar Airways. In a rapidly changing global regulatory environment, the Summit is a timely and important forum for dissecting key issues around ownership and control, open skies and market access. We invite all industry leaders to join us in Doha to engage in dynamic discussions and meet with senior decision makers from airlines and government.”
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker added: “I am delighted to be taking part in the inaugural CAPA Qatar Aviation Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit in Doha. I look forward to discussing a number of important topics in the aviation industry including the strategies for our airline and our future, our investment plans in airport and aviation infrastructure and how Qatar Airways continues to add to the economic development of Qatar.”
The Summit will be CAPA’s first wholly aeropolitical event, bringing together airline executives, chief legal officers and senior counsels, aviation law firms and government officials.
Further details, including the full line up of speakers, the agenda, registration and sponsorship opportunities can be viewed at CAPA Qatar Aviation Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit