Wings of the Future Forum: who, what and how will change the air transport industry in the world and in Russia today and tomorrow

Press Release Date 15.11.2017

The 15th international aviation forum “Wings of the Future” finished. It became the key event for the air transport industry in Russia & CIS in November 2017.

New extended format of the forum allowed toconduct 5 conferences at one venue and bring together more than 550 attendees from 25 countries.

The leading industry players, independent experts and analytics, representatives of the major airlines and airports, aircraft manufacturers, OEM’s, consultants, IT developers and service providers attended the forum and enjoyed productive networking during both days.

On November the 1st the heads of the industry associations, leading airlines and experts shared their views on the perspectives of the development of the international and domestic air transport markets considering main economic, technology and political trends and challenges for 2018.

At the end of the 15th international aviation forum “Wings of the Future” the young aviation leaders award ceremony took place. Best top- and middle – tier managers of Russian airlines and airports under the age of 35 were awarded for their brightest accomplishments at the ceremony.

The second day of the Wings of the Future Forum continued with the client tour to Vnukovo refueling complex organized by Rosneft Aero and 4 parallel practical conferences where forum’s attendees discussed the following issues on the development of aviation market in Russia& CIS:

  • aircraft finance & lease
  • regional aviation
  • MRO innovations
  • business aviation

The Wings of the Future Forum and Award were organized by ATO Events, the major organizer of business events in the air transport and other sectors of transport industry as well as financial communications and IR in Russia.

The Wings of the Future Forum was organized with support of the Russian Association of Air Transport Operators (AEVT).

The Sponsors: Rosneft Aero, Embraer. The Official IT Company: Amadeus.

The General Partner of the Wings of the Future Award: SITA. The Charging Station Sponsor: Sabre.The Sponsorship support was provided by Lufthansa Technik, Rolls Royce, Sirena Travel, Power Jet, Fokker, CFM, Lufthansa Consulting, Irkut Corporation, AlfaStrakhovanie, PWRG.

The Official Communication Partner: Citigate Dewe Rogerson Moscow.

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