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Innovative Start-Ups and Industry Leaders to Attend World Aviation Festival

The World Aviation Festival has confirmed the attendance of more industry leaders and over 100 early-stage SMEs in the Start-Up Village.

The Village, open between 27th and 28th September, will host a dedicated pitching zone running throughout the event. Newly launched start-ups attending include Triend, Chain4Travel, RAVL, CirculAIRity, and Frizbit.

Additional confirmed keynote speakers include John Hurley, CTO of Ryanair DAC, Massimo Morin, Global Head of Travel and Passenger Airlines at AWS and Dee Waddell, Global MD of Travel and Transportation at IBM will join this year’s speaker line-up.

Other industry giants such as Sir Tim Clark President of Emirates, Willie Walsh CEO of IATA, Luis Gallego CEO of IAG and Eddie Wilson CEO of Ryanair are also part of the event.

Daniel Boyle, Conference Director, said: “We're looking forward to welcoming both returning and new attendees to what will be our biggest and most diverse year yet. We expect the broad spectrum of speakers and companies attending will foster insightful and critical dialogue about the future of aviation.”

The World Aviation Festival is a platform for airlines, airports and travel technology companies to share insights and discuss the latest products and services in the aviation industry.

The Festival is taking place between 26-28th of September 2023 at the FIL Lisbon Exhibition and Congress Centre. This year’s conference will bring their community of 5,000 global executives together with 500 speakers.

The biggest aviation party in the world is back. Join over 1,000 industry executives to continue your conversations from the day in an informal setting and have fun with your colleagues. Hosted by CarTrawler the reception will be taking place on September 27th, 18:00-20:30 in FIL Square just outside the venue.

To view the full summit agenda, click here.

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Comments (25)

Sep 21, 2022

We just booked our QATAR 🇶🇦 HÔTEL yesterday for 2 différent short stars of 2 nights and 3 nights for the Final… . Not exactly cheap but ok price for 4.5 Stars luxury and in Doha Center City! Thanks and Good Luck everyone! Vamos MEXICO!


Sep 30, 2022

Wow! Stunning! Hilton seems to be taking Africa by storm. Just a couple of years back, they opened the first ever in Eswatini.


Oct 24, 2022

Wonderful event and topics discussed, hopefully we see the manifestations in our African airline businesses in the nearest future. Kudos to you all.


Nov 10, 2022

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Nov 18, 2022

Prices in the Sol Torremolinos Don Pablo are the same than two weeks ago.


Dec 04, 2022

Good location astounding but the staffs are rude and they make me wait so long for the service. They charge me more than what is on the website and did not refund me the manager is not helping with the issue


Dec 15, 2022