Wings of the Future Forum 2021

Event Information

The 19th International Forum ”Wings of the Future”, which will be held on October 27, 2021, in Moscow, at its traditional location – Renaissance Monarch Center Hotel. In their presentations and during panel discussions, world experts, top managers of airlines and other companies — market participants will not only share their views on the further developments in air transport, but will also talk about the latest technologies in the area of aviation.

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Presentations will be delivered by (speakers are listed in accordance with the program sequence):

  • Vladimir Tasun, President, Russian Association of Air Transport Operators;
  • Rafael Schvartzman, Regional VP, Europe, IATA (online);
  • Mikko Turtiainen, Vice President, Market Management, Finnair (online);
  • Jozsef Varadi, CEO, Wizz Air;
  • Vadims Fokins, Regional Sales Director, CIS and Nordic Countries, Embraer;
  • Randal L. Heisey, Managing Director, Commercial Marketing – Middle East & Africa, Russia, Ukraine and CIS, Boeing;
  • Francois Chazelle, Senior Business Development Manager, SITA;
  • Svend Olav Leirvaag, Vice President Industry & Regulatory Affairs, Amadeus;
  • Yana Khrestik, Account Manager for Russia and the CIS, Aviasales;
  • Dmitry Krasyukov, CDO, SAP;
  • Fyodor Borisov, Chief Expert, HSE University.

The Forum agenda includes two panel discussions. Among the participants in the first one “Airlines in New Reality” are: Islam Sekerbekov, Sales Director, Air Astana; Mikko Turtiainen, Vice President, Market Management, Finnair (online); Jeyhun Efendi, Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations & E-Commerce, Flydubai. Alexey Shubenkov, Vice-President, Director for Development, Transport Clearing House, will act as Moderator.

Ilya Kabachnik, Deputy General Director for Aerospace Insurance, “AlfaStrakhovanie”, will act as Moderator during the second panel “Airlines on the Russian Market: Strategy and Tactics”. Among the participants in the second one are: Andrey Panov, Deputy General Director for Strategy and Marketing, “Aeroflot – Russian Airlines”; Dmitry Belokon, Vice President Network and Park Management, “Utair – Passenger Airlines“; Evgeny Klyucharev, General Director, Red Wings; Matvey Koloturskiy, Director for Economics, “Ural Airlines”; Denis Pomerantsev, Deputy General Director for Finance, Smartavia.

The Award Ceremony “Wings of the Future” for young leaders of air transport industry will be held in the framework of the Forum.


Over the years, the “Wings of the Future” Forum has earned a reputation of an authoritative independent discussion platform, which brings together professionals from the air transport industry of Russia and neighboring countries. It is the meeting place for managers and specialists of airlines, airports, state regulatory bodies and numerous companies — participants of the air transport process.

Unique information from world experts and industry leaders, their original assessments and fresh ideas, intensive communication in an informal setting allow the participants to set benchmarks and outline ways to achieve them, to take real steps to develop their business.

At each stage of the event, a set of preventive measures to avoid the spread of COVID-19 will be strictly implemented.

The Forum is organized by ATO Events in cooperation with the Russian Association of Air Transport Operators.

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