TakeOff North America is the only route development event dedicated to the small to medium-sized airport air service development community in the US. Across two business days, the event provides these airport attendees with an exclusive platform to engage in face-to-face meetings with senior decision makers from leading US airlines.
The event also features a dedicated air service development conference programme including panel discussions and airline briefings. Led by industry experts, these sessions will cover the latest trends in aviation and provide exclusive insight around what's next for small and medium-sized airports across North America.
What you can expect at TakeOff North America 2019
Face-to-face meetings provide the the North American air serivce development community with the perfect opportunity to discuss new and existing air services.
The TakeOff North America 2019 Conference Program will bring together experts from across the industry to discuss the latest trends in aviation.
The Networking Reception at TakeOff 2019 will take place in an impressive airport hangar, offering a unique opportunity for attendees to network in a spectacular environment.
TakeOff North America 2019 welcomes airline CEOs and directors of route planning from some of the largest carriers in the US to meet with over 70 small to medium-sized airports. The unique platform, organised in partnership with Orlando Sanford International Airport, offers attendees an exclusive opportunity to discuss existing networks and negotiate new air services with senior airline decision makers. Attendees have the opportunity to meet with key targets from American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, JetBlue, Spirit and a host of other US carriers.
The two-day event also features a high-level conference program offering insight on airline strategy from Andrea Lusso, director, route planning, JetBlue; Thayne Klingler, director, airport affairs, Allegiant; and David Drabinsky, vice president of strategy and revenue, JSX.
Other conference speakers include:
- Pierre-Hugues Schmit, Chief Commercial & Operational Officer, VINCI airports
- Jeremy Pennington, Commercial Director, Vantage Airport Group
- Christina Cole, Senior Business Development Manager, Advance Media New York
- Diane Crews, President and CEO, Sanford Airport Authority