More than 400 European aviation leaders and key industry figures will gather in Athens on October 17–19 at the European Regions Airline Association (ERA) General Assembly 2017.
The event, to take place at the Athenaeum InterContinental hotel, will provide in-depth insight on the aviation sector, covering the latest developments on current issues facing the industry and providing invaluable business and networking opportunities.
The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) is the voice of European aviation and represents the interests of 52 airlines, 22 airports and 120 aviation suppliers and manufacturers.
“Connectivity is extremely important to Europe’s economic wellbeing and social development and European aviation industry plays a vital part in this,” Paula Bangle, General Manager Business Development, Membership and Communications at ERA, said.
“With so many members from all over the world attending, the event is an ideal opportunity to showcase the industry’s contribution to the world,” she said.
Highlights of this year’s ERA General Assembly include:
– a keynote address by Boet Kreiken, ERA President, discussing the state of the industry and ERA’s work
– a leadership panel discussion with insight and commentary from Joanna Kolatsis, Partner, Hill Dickinson; Jóhanna á Bergi, CEO, Atlantic Airways; Maria Della Posta, Senior Vice President, Pratt & Whitney Canada; Niki Karagkoule Karageorgou, CEO, Sky Express; and Christine Ourmières-Widener, CEO, Flybe
– an overview of European aviation by renowned industry commentator John Strickland.
The ERA General Assembly will also host ERA’s prestigious annual airline and airport awards which take place at the awards dinner on Wednesday, October 18 and recognise excellence in the European aviation industry.
More details about the event can be found at www.eraa.org/events/era-general-assembly-2017.