2022 Agenda

Pathway to resilience: Rebuild confidence. Restore travel. Fly responsibly.

Thursday 31 March 2022

Please note, this agenda is subject to change.

CEO Press Conference -

Press Conference (5 A4E founding member CEOs)

Panellists:

Thomas Reynaert, Managing Director, A4E

Johan Lundgren, CEO, easyJet

Luis Gallego, CEO, IAG

Carsten Spohr, CEO, Lufthansa Group

Michael O’Leary, CEO, Ryanair Holdings

Moderator

Jennifer Janzen, Communications Director, A4E

Aviation Summit Registration -
Welcome -

Welcome: 

  • Thomas Reynaert, Managing Director, A4E
Keynote Address by Jean-Baptiste Djebbari, French Transport Minister -

Keynote address:

  • Jean-Baptiste Djebbari, French Transport Minister 
Keynote Interview with A4E 2022 Chair -

Keynote Interview: 

  • Carsten Spohr, CEO Lufthansa Group and A4E 2022 Chair

Moderator:

  • Graham Dunn, Group Editorial Director, FlightGlobal
Panel 1: EU Aviation Post-COVID-19: Challenges and Opportunities for the Recovery -

Two years on aviation’s turbulent COVID-19 recovery continues. Which policies are critical for airlines’ recovery? And who will fund the post-pandemic aviation ecosystem?

Panellists: 

  • Christine Ourmières-Widener, CEO, TAP Portugal
  • Kata Cserep, Vice President and Global MD for Aviation, ICF 
  • Dalton Philips, CEO, daa and Board Member, ACI EUROPE (1st Vice President) 

Moderator:

  • Filip Cornelis, Director for Aviation, European Commission

Keynote Speech: Airbus -

Keynote speech: 

  • Wouter Van Wersch, Executive Vice President, Region & Sales Europe, Airbus
Networking Lunch -

Networking Lunch

CEO Debate -

CEO Debate

Panellists: 

  • Adina-Ioana Vălean, EU Transport Commissioner
  • Johan Lundgren, CEO, easyJet
  • Luis Gallego, CEO, IAG
  • Carsten Spohr, CEO, Lufthansa Group
  • Michael O’Leary, CEO, Ryanair Holdings

Moderator: 

  • Richard Quest, CNN
Short Break -
Panel 2: Fit for 55 Policy-making in a Net Zero Aviation Universe -

How are EU airlines gearing up to deliver on their short and long-term decarbonisation targets? What can others bring to the table?

Panellists: 

  • Anders Fagernæs, VP of Sustainability, Norwegian
  • Mark Brownstein, SVP Energy, Environmental Defense Fund
  • Søren Gade, MEP
  • Andreea Moyes, Global Aviation Sustainability Director, Air bp

Moderator: 

  • Anna Gumbau, Energy and Climate Journalist

The Role of Green Technologies in Re-imagining Air Travel -

What will sustainable aviation look like in 2030 and by 2050? What do suppliers need from industry and governments today to make the transition happen?

Panellists:

  • Graham Webb, Chief Sustainability Officer, Pratt & Whitney
  • Chris Lorence, Chief Engineer, GE Aviation
  • Heida Njola Gudbrandsdottir, Deputy COO, Icelandair

Moderator: 

  • Graham Dunn, Group Editorial Director, FlightGlobal

Key Takeaways & Close -

Thomas Reynaert, Managing Director, A4E

Networking Drinks Reception -