• Routes Europe 9-11 May 2023, Łódź, Poland.
    • Interviewed Jiří Marek, Chief Executive Officer, Air Serbia.
    • Panelist at Predictions for Europe’s aviation market panel.
    • Moderated the Panel Discussion: Europe’s low-cost market.

      Sir Tim Clark, President of Emirates at ATM 2023

  • Arabian Travel Market 01-04 May 2023, Dubai.
    • Interviewed Sir Tim Clark, President, Emirates Airline.
  • ACI Europe14th Regional Airports Conference & Exhibitions 25-27 April 2023, Chania, Crete.
    • John Strickland chaired the conference.
    • Moderated the panel for The View From The Top – Where Do We Go From Here?
  • CAPA Airline Leader Summit 2023 16-17 March 2023, Budapest, Hungary.
    • Interviewed Robert Carey – President of Wizz Air.
    • Moderated panel: China reopens – Prospects for the recovery of the world’s largest outbound market.
  • Connect 22 – 24 February 2023, Tangier, Morocco.
    • John Strickland presented: What’s ahead for the airline industry in 2023?.
    • Interviewed Manuel Vale Head of Network and Airports EU easyJet.
    • Interviewed Evelin Jeckel, Chief Network Officer Wizz Air.
  • CAPA World Aviation Summit 01 – 02 December 2023, Gibraltar
    • Interviewed Jozsef Varadi, CEO Wizz Air.
    • Interviewed Marco Ciomperlik, CEO TUI.
  • ERA General Assembly, 11 – 13 October 2022, Faro, Portugal
    • Hosted Airline and Airport CEOs closed session. Eamonn Brennan, Director General, EUROCONTROL, Dr Martin Adler, Senior Researcher, Competition, Aviation & Innovation, SEO Amsterdam Economics and Filip Cornelis, Director for Aviation, DG MOVE, European Commission.
  • CAPA Airline Leader Summit – ‘Airlines in Transition’, 7-8 April 2022, Manchester
    • Moderated panel “Mega-Trend 2: Narrowbody point-to-point”. Panellist: Martin Gauss, Chairman of the Board & CEO airBaltic, Birgir Jónsson, CEO Play and Max Kownatzki, CEO SunExpress.
  • Connect, 23 – 25 February 2022, Tampere, Finland.
  • World Aviation Festival Live, 01 – 02 December 2021, London.
  • London Travel Week, 29 October – 05 November, London.
  • World Aviation Festival Virtual 23-25 September 2020.

Sir Tim Clark, President, Emirates Airline at virtual ATM 2020

  • ACI Europe (Airports Council International). Covid-19 webinar series.
    • John Strickland chaired each webinar:
    • Regional airports and COVID-19: the way out to restart operations and rebuild opportunities (20 May 2020).
    • Regional airports and the path towards recovery: trading conditions, new market structures and business models (27 May 2020).
    • Regional airports, state aid and regulation: what needs to change (04 June 2020).
  • ERA CFO Workshop, 10 March 2020, London .
    • John Strickland Conference Chairman.
  • Connect, 19 – 21 February 2020, Antalya, Turkey
  • Dubai Air Show – Airline CXO Summit, 16 November 2019, Dubai
  • Airlines 2050, 17 October 2019, London
  • Aviation Show MEASA – 14 – 15 October 2019 – Dubai.
    • Interviewed Adel Ali, CEO and Executive Director, Air Arabia.
    • Interviewed Sheik Aimen Al Hosni, CEO Oman Airports.
    • Moderated the Keynote panel: Keeping pace with the connected traveller of tomorrow. Panellist: Rohit Ramachandran, CEO Jazeera Airways Company Ksc, Norberto Cibien, Managing Director – Products Lead Middle East & Turkey, Accenture, Con Korfiatis, CEO flyadeal and Stefan Pichler, CEO Royal Jordanian Airlines.
    • Moderated panel: Taking perspective on LCC competition. Panellist: Mohamed Ahmed, CEO SalamAir, Sudeep Ghai, Chief Customer And Commercial Officer, flyadeal and Patee Sarasin, Former CEO and Vice Chairman, Nok Airlines.
    • John Strickand hosted Business Models: World Low Cost Airlines Congress.
    • John Strickland standing in his own for the Keynotes: Navigating the Skies.
    • Interviewed Remco Althuis, CEO Air Seychelles Limited.
    • Interviewed Anurag Jain, Chief Strategy and Planning Officer, FLYNAS.
    • Moderated panel: New frontiers. Panellist: Clayton Begido, Assistant Director Network Planning, Kuwait Airways, Dean Wicks, Chief Flights Officer, Wego, Timothy Njihia, Area Manager UAE, Rwand Air and Aaron Munetsi, Regional General Manager – Middle East and Africa, South African Airways.
  •  Connect – Route Development Forum, 05 – 07 June 2019, Cagliari
  • ACI Regional Airports Conference, 21 to 22 May 2019, Kraków, Poland.
    • Conference Chair.
    • Interviewed Henrik Mørch, Director for Transport, Post and other Services, DG Competition.
    • Chaired panel “Cooperation with regional stakeholders, involving the local community in the airport business”. Panellist: Marco Pernetta, Managing Director, Innsbruck Airport, Pepina Miteva, Vice-Chair of the ACI Europe Leadership & Human Resources Forum, Human Resources Director, Fraport Twin Star Airport Management, Ralf Schmid, Managing Director, Flughafen Memmingen GmbH, Henrik Rothe, Head of Urban Turbine Research, Cranfield University and Roger Estefors, Spokesperson on Regional Airports for the Assembly of European Regions AER.

Sir Tim Clark, President, Emirates Airline at ATM 2019

  • Arabian Travel Market, 28 April – 01 May 2019, Dubai.
  • Connect MEIA (Middle East, India & Africa), 30 April to 01 May 2019, Dubai

    • Presentation: “The State of the Airline Industry” by John Strickland.
  • Routes Europe, 08 – 10 April 2019, Hannover, Germany
    • Chaired panel on the challenge of Brexit.
  • ACI 11th Annual Airport Economics & Finance Conference & Exhibition, 13 – 14 March 2019, London
    • Chaired panel “Economic regulation in the era of airline consolidation and airport competition”. Panellists: Simon McNamara, Area Manager United Kingdom & Ireland, IATA, Roberto Costa, Manager – Air Services Operation Branch, ANAC Brazil, Rajeev Jain, Chief Executive Officer, Mumbai International Airport, Christophe Dussart, Head of Unit, European Commission and Thierry Ligonnière, Director, ANA Aeroportos de Portugal
  • The Aviation Show MEASA, 13 – 14 November 2018, Dubai

Johan Lundgren, CEO, easyJet at WTM 2018

  • ERA General Assembly, 09 – 11 October 2018, Edinburgh
    • Chaired the panel “CEO Debate”. Panelists: Árni Gunnarsson, Managing Director, Air Iceland Connect; Mark Darby, CEO, Aurigny; Sandrine de Saint Sauveur, President and CEO, APG Airlines and Michael Weinstein, CEO, TUS Airways.
  • World Routes, 15 – 18 September 2018, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China
  • Aviation Festival, 5 – 7 September 2018, London.
    • Interviewed CEO, Azul Brazilian Airlines Azul Linhas Aereas Brasileiras.
    • Chaired the panel “LCC Leaders CEO”. Panellists: Tore Ostby, EVP Strategic Development, Norwegian Air Shuttle, John Rodgerson, CEO, Azul Brazilian Airlines Azul Linhas Aereas Brasileiras, David Gunnarsson, Chief Executive Officer, Dohop and John Mansfield, Vice President and Chief Digital Officer, GE Aviation.
    • Interviewed Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer, AirBaltic.
    • Interviewed Con Korfiatis, Chief Executive Officer, flyadeal.
  • ABS Europe 2018 – Embraer Airline Business Seminar, 04 – 05 September 2018, Warsaw, Poland.
    • Presented the session: Setting the scene – European Market
    • Moderated the panel “European Market Transformation and Challengers”
    • Moderated the panel “Airlines and Airports: a shared view about the future”
  • ACI Regional Airports Conference, 14 – 16 May 2018, Naples, Italy.
    • Chairman of the conference
    • Presented and chaired the session “Changes in airline strategies and their impact on regional airport”. Panellists: Graeme Ferguson, Corporate Development Director, Manchester Airport Group, Andrea Andorno, Chief Commercial Officer, Meridiana, David O’Brien, Chief Commercial Officer, Ryanair, Montserrat Barriga, Director General, European Regions Airline Association (ERA), Olga Krasowska, Manager, Airport Operations, European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and Roger Estefors, Spokesperson on Regional Airports for the Assembly of European Regions AER
  • ACI 10th Annual Airport Economics & Finance Conference & Exhibition, 9 to 11 April 2018, London
    • Interviewed Martin Eurnekian, CEO, Aeropuertos Argentina 2000

Alex Cruz, Chairman and CEO British Airways at WTM 2017

  • The Aviation Show MEASA, 28-29 November 2017, Dubai
    • Interviewed President of Emirates, Sir Tim Clark
    • Interviewed Chairman & MD of Spicejet, Ajay Singh
    • Interviewed CEO of Dubai Airports Paul Griffiths
    • Chaired panel discussions with CEO’s of Air India Express, Air Asia India, Fly Adeal, Jazeera Airways
  • ERA General Assembly, 17-19 October 2017, Athens
    • Chaired and presented at the event.
  • World Routes 2017, 23 – 26 September 2017, Barcelona, Catalonia
      • Interviewed Willie Walsh CEO of IAG.
  • Aviation Festival, 7 – 8 September 2017, London
    • Interviewed Ajay Singh Chairman and Managing Director Spicejet.
  • ACI Regional Airports Conference Cork 15-17 May 2017

  • Routes Europe, 23 – 25 April 2017, Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • ACI 9th Annual Airport Economics & Finance Conference & Exhibition, 20 to 22 March 2017, London
    • Chaired panel “Best airport business strategies”. Panellists: Aslihan Cortuk, Director of Business Development & Marketing, TAV Airports; Yevgen Treskunov, Board Member, Chairman of Strategic Development & International Relations Committee, Association ‘Airports of Ukraine’ CA; Julian Dupont, Director, Global Infrastructure & Project Finance, Fitch Ratings; Dr. Yiannis Paraschis,, Member, ACI Europe Board, Chief Executive Officer, Athens International Airport.
  • Connect, 22 – 24 February 2017, Ajaccio, Corsica
    • Speaker at the session “The aviation industry round up: after a very challenging year in 2016 we examine the outlook for the airline industry in 2017”.
  • ERA General Assembly, 11 – 13 October , Madrid, Spain.
    • Chaired panel: Growing the business, future challenges for our industry and where next for Europe. Panellists: Jóhanna á Bergi, CEO, Atlantic Airways;Fatih Akol, Chairman of the Board, Borajet; Pat Byrne, Executive Chairman, Cityjet and Subodh Karnik, CEO, CommutAir, USA.
  • World Low Cost Airlines Congress, 7 – 9 September 2016, London
    • Interviewed Skúli Mogensen, CEO, WOW Air in the session “Being Different in the LCC space”.
    • John Strickland moderated 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, CEO, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Jayne Hrdlicka, Group CEO, Jetstar Group and Mr Skúli Mogensen, CEO, WOW Air.
    • Interviewed József Váradi, CEO, Wizz Air in the session: “How Wizz Air plans to catch Ryanair as the airline with the lowest costs in Europe”.
    • Interviewed Bjorn Kjos, CEO, Norwegian Air Shuttle in the session “Long Haul Trailblazer: Norwegian outlines his lucrative transatlantic business strategy”.
    • Keynote interview with Mehmet Nane, CEO, Pegasus Airlines.
  • 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”.
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Manage Airports, 18 – 19 October 2012, London:
    Carolyn McCall at WTM 2012

    Carolyn McCall at WTM 2012

    • 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”
  • 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.
Tim Clark at ATM 2011

Tim Clark at ATM 2011

  • 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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