ROUTES AFRICA 2013 PROGRAMME IS OUT FOR KAMPALA MEETING
The preliminary programme for this year’s main African aviation event, Routes Africa has recently been released.
Routes Africa 2013 is hosted by the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority and Entebbe International Airport and will Details on the programme line up are shown below and intending participants can contact Routes Online via www.routesonline.com/events/159/routes-africa-2013/ to sign up for an event which is expected to bring together record numbers of participants from African, European, Middle Eastern / Gulf, Asian and American airlines, airports, tourist boards and related organizations.
ROUTES AFRICA STRATEGY SUMMIT
SUNDAY 7th JULY & MONDAY 8th JULY 2013
Day 1 – Sunday 7th July
Nigel Mayes, VP Commercial & Routes, UBM Live
Dr W Rama Makuza, MD, Uganda CAA
|14.05-14.20||Welcome Address –|
|14.20-14.40||Keynote Address – Honourable Maria Mutagamba, The Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities for Uganda|
Dr Titus Naikuni, CEO, Kenya Airways
|15.00-15.45||Session 1 –
Public, Private Partnerships for Airport Management and Development – is this the solution to Airport Infrastructure in Africa. What are the pros and cons.
Robinson Misitala, Managing Director, National Airports Zambia
Madame Ramatou Magagi, International Finance Corporation, IFC
Dr Waleed Youssef, Chief Strategy Officer, TAV Airports
Joachim von Winning, Chief Commercial Officer, Cairo Airport
Overview of the African Market or Solutions to Challenges of Safety and Security in African Aviation Industry Or Solutions to air service connectivity in Africa
Ali Tounsi, Secretary General, ACI Africa
|16.30-17.30||Session 2 – New Carriers for New Africa – the rise of LCCs.
Can incumbents compete with new carriers? Which will survive? The role of strong home based (national) Airlines.
Moderator: Kostas Iatrou, Managing Director, Air Transport News
Inati Ntshanga, CEO, SA Express Airways
Richard Bodin, CCO, Fastjet
Sergio Rosa, CEO, Air Burkina
Abderahmane Berthe, CEO, Air Mali
|17.30||Closing Remarks – Nigel Mayes, VP Commercial & Routes, UBM Live|
Day 2 – Monday 8th July
|09.15-09.30||Opening Remarks – Nigel Mayes, VP Commercial & Routes, UBM Live|
Understanding the Market Opportunity
Marc Gordien, Vice President of Consulting, ASM
|10.00-10.45||Session 3 – Driving Tourism in Africa. Where are the next market opportunities? What are the barriers to growth? What are the opportunities? The importance of the package.
Moderator: Minister Alain St. Ange, Minister of Tourism for Seychelles
Doreen Owusu-Fianko, Managing Director, Ghana Airports Company
Mr. Cuthbert Baguma, CEO, Tourism Uganda
Herman Carpentier, Vice President Africa, Brussels Airlines
Mr. Michael Mabuyakhulu MPP – KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic Development & Tourism
|11.15-11.45||Presentation – Operating in Europe: Traffic rights and Airport Slots
Eric Herbane,Managing Director, COHOR
|11.45-12.30||Panel 4 –
Outlook for the Future
Moderator – Raphael Kuuchi, Director, Commercial, Corporate & Industry Affairs, AFRAA
Michael Higgins, RVP for Africa, IATA
Driss Benhima, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer – Royal Air Maroc Group
The Manufacturers Perspective – Regional Aircraft as a solution to network growth in Africa
Charles Carriere, Airline Marketing Manager, Bombardier
|12.30||Closing Remarks – Nigel Mayes, VP Commercial & Routes, UBM Live|