EVENTS

 

  • World Low Cost Airlines Congress, 7 – 9 September 2016, London
    • Interviewed Skúli Mogensen, Chief Executive Officer, WOW Air at the session “Being Different in the LCC space”.
    • John Strickland moderate the session “Legacy carrier’s vs ULCCs – What is the future for competition and will low-cost-long-haul bring some surprise partnerships?” with Bjorn Kjos, Chief Executive Officer, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Jayne Hrdlicka, Group Chief Executive Officer, Jetstar Group and Mr Skúli Mogensen, Chief Executive Officer, WOW Air .
    • Interviewed József Váradi, Chief Executive Officer, Wizz Air at the session “Visionary CEO Interview: How Wizz Air plans to catch Ryanair as the airline with the lowest costs in Europe”.
    • Interviewed Bjorn Kjos, Chief Executive Officer, Norwegian Air Shuttle at the session “Long Haul Trailblazer: Norwegian outlines his lucrative transatlantic business strategy”.
    • Interviewed Karl Ulrich Garnadt, CEO, Eurowings at the “Keynote interview” session.
    • Interviewed Mehmet Nane, CEO, Pegasus Airlines at the “Keynote interview” session.

 

  • ACI Europe Regional Airports Conference, 11 – 13 May 2016, Vilnius, Lithuania
    • Conference Chairman.

 

  • Arabian Travel Market, 25 – 28 April 2016, Dubai
    Akbar Al Baker, Group CEO Qatar Airways at ATM 2016

    Akbar Al Baker, Group CEO Qatar Airways at ATM 2016

    • Keynote one to one interview with Akbar Al Baker, Group CEO Qatar Airways (Video).
    • In the session “What’s happening in the world of the major low cost airlines serving the Gulf” John Strickland interviewed Paul Byrne, CEO, FlyNas.
    • Chaired the session “The Impact of Innovation and Technological Change on the Airline Sector” with Jochen Hoesch, Vice President Business Intelligence & Commercial Solutions, Emirates, Grainne Den Berg, Vice President Head of Marketing, Airbus-Middle East, Mike Ferguson, Senior Business Development Manager, Skyscanner, Sarah Wittlieb, Corporate Development-Head of Innovation Management, Munich Airport and Blake Emery, Director of Differentiation Strategy, Boeing

 

  • Routes Europe, 24 – 26 April 2016, Krakow, Poland

 

 

  • Annual ACI Airport Economics & Finance Conference & Exhibition, 07 – 09 March 2016, London
    • John Strickland chaired the session “Route development, emerging markets and aeronautical revenue” with panellist Dr. Rafael Echevarne, CEO, Montego Bay Airport; George Karamanos, MD, KPI Aviation Marketing Solutions; Dr. Chris Smith, CSAC Ltd; Christina Cassotis, CEO, Allegheny County Airport Authority and Jagoda Egeland, Economist, International Transport Forum, OECD.

 

  • European Aviation Conference 2015 Cranfield, UK 19 – 20 November 2015
    • Chaired panel discussion: Subsidies – Do they tilt the Playing Field?

 

 

  • European Regions Airline Association. General Assembly in Berlin, 13 – 15 October 2015
    • John Strickland participated in panel discussion.

 

  • World Routes, 19 – 22 September 2015, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    • Chaired debate on State of the Industry at Strategy Summit.

 

  • World Low Cost Airlines Congress, 15 – 16 September 2015, London
    • Interviewed Bernard Gustin, CEO Brussels Airlines at the session “Repositioning to compete with LCCs in Europe”

 

  • Connect, 03 – 05 – June 2015, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland

 

  • ACI Europe Regional Airports Conference, 18 – 20 May 2015, Reykjavik, Iceland
    • Conference Chairman.

 

Sir Tim Clark, President of Emirates Airline at ATM 2015

Sir Tim Clark, President of Emirates Airline at ATM 2015

 

  • Routes Europe, 12 – 14 April 2015, Aberdeen, Scotland

 

  • ACI Airport Economics & Finance Conference, 25 – 27 February, 2015 London
    • Participated in the panel “Future structure of the airline industry”.

 

József Váradi, CEO of Wizz at WTM 2014

József Váradi, CEO of Wizz at WTM 2014

 

  • World Routes, 20 – 23 September 2014, Chicago, Illinois, US
    • Represented client airports.

 

Chris Browne, Paul Simmons and Peter Bellew at WTM 2014

Chris Browne, Paul Simmons and Peter Bellew at WTM 2014

 

  • Connect, 03 – 06 June 2014, Marrakech, Morocco
    • Represented client airports.

 

  • ACI Europe Regional Airports Conference, 12 – 14 May 2014, Madeira, Portugal:
    • John Strickland – event chairman
    • Session: CHANGING SHAPE OF THE AIRLINE INDUSTRY (John Strickland, Moderator, Tiago Philimore, Head of Marketing Intelligence, TAP; Javier Gandara, General Manager for Portugal & Spain, easyJet; Sílvia Dias, Aviation Marketing, Madeira Airports; Hélène Abraham, Executive Vice President – Commercial, HOP)

 

Adel Ali, CEO of Air Arabia at ATM 2014

Adel Ali, CEO of Air Arabia at ATM 2014

  • Arabian Travel Market, 05 – 08 May 2014, Dubai:
    • John Strickland interviewed Group CEO of Air Arabia Adel Ali, looking at 10 years of success for the airline.
    • Interviewed Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports on the strategic importance of Airports-Chaired a panel with Senior Executives from Gulf Aviation Michael L. Warner, Customer Leader for Airplane Development, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Raja Azmi, CEO, Flynas, Bashar Jawhari, VP Corporate Strategy & Communications, Abu Dhabi Airports.

 

  • Routes Europe, 06 – 08 April 2014, Marseille, France:
    • Represented client airports.

 

  • Developing Airline and Airport Commercial Synergies, 26 – 27 November 2013, Amsterdam:

 

Colin Matthews, CEO of London Heathrow Airport at WTM 2013

Colin Matthews, CEO of London Heathrow Airport at WTM 2013

 

  • World Low Cost Airlines Congress, 16 – 18 September 2013, London:
    • John Strickland interviewed Thomas Winkelmann, CEO of GermanWings.

 

Tim Clark & Alan Joyce at ATM 2013

Tim Clark & Alan Joyce at ATM 2013

  • French Connect, 30 June – 2 July 2013, Bordeaux, France:
    • Strickland moderated a workshop “Structural changes in the industry and what they mean for your airport?”

 

  • Arabian Travel Market, 6 – 9 May 2013, Dubai:
    • The Big Conversation. Head to head interview with Tim Clark, President of Emirates and Alan Clark, CEO of Qantas on the new partnership between their two airlines.
    • Aviation trends & outlook through 2013-14.

 

  • ACI Europe Regional Airports Conference, 15 – 17 April 2013, Lyon, France:
    • John Strickland chaired event.

 

Carolyn McCall at WTM 2012

Carolyn McCall at WTM 2012

 

  • Manage Airports, 18 – 19 October 2012, London:
    • John Strickland chaired session on: The Future of Airport Revenues

 

  • World Low Cost Airlines Congress, 17 – 19 September 2012, London:
    • 1-to-1 with Ali Sabanci, Chairman, Pegasus
    • In conversation with Alex Cruz
    • In conversation with Cath Lynn, Customer and Revenue Director, easyJet

 

Akbar Al Baker at ATM 2012

Akbar Al Baker at ATM 2012

 

  • ACI Europe Regional Airports Conference, 2 – 4 April 2012, Ljubljana, Slovenia:
    • Conference Chairman.
    • Moderated session on: “The regional airports report: Accessibility, social cohesion and economic competitiveness”

 

Keith Williams at WTM 2011

Keith Williams at WTM 2011

 

 

Tim Clark at ATM 2011

Tim Clark at ATM 2011

  • Arabian Travel Market, May 2011, Dubai:
    • Interviewed Tim Clark, President Emirates Airlines, Adel Ali Group CEO Air Arabia.

 

  • World Travel Market, November 2010, London:
    • Devised and chaired WTM airline programme.
    • Interviewed Chairman of Pegasus Airlines Ali Sabanci.
    • Q and A with Ken O’Toole Director of New Route Development Ryanair.
    • Chaired panel discussion with CEO’s of BAA, Birmingham Airport, Pegasus Airlines, President of Emirates, CCO of Aer Lingus.

 

  • Airport Council International (ACI) Europe Annual General Assembly and Congress, June 2010, Milan:
    • Moderated panel discussion with CEO of Dublin Airport Authority, CEO Cincinnati North Kentucky International Airport, Director General of CANSO, President and CEO of Air Baltic, Director of Industry Charges, Fuel and Taxation, IATA.

 

  • Arabian Travel Market, May 2010, Dubai:
    • Devised and chaired airline panel discussion with CEO’s of Air Arabia, Fly Dubai, Oman Air, Wataniya Airways and VP Marketing Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

 

  • World Travel Market, November 2009, London:
    • Interviewed Tim Clark, President of Emirates Airlines.
    • Interviewed Emirsyah Satar, President and CEO Garuda Indonesian Airlines.
    • Chaired panel discussion on the environmental and economic challenges facing the airline industry business.

 

  • World Low Cost Airline Congress, September 2008, London
    • Interviewed British Airways CEO, Willie Walsh.

 

 

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