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Hamburg Aviation Conference 

Boutique event bringing the aviation and

travel industry together with other industries,

universities and science to discuss hot topics.

Food for thought is guaranteed!

10 - 11

February 2016



Disruption is the new normal, and innovation, customer focus and personalisation, efficiency are some of the answers. We expect 2016 again 150 CEOs and top managers from airports, airlines, rail, retail, technology suppliers and universities to think out of the box and discuss holistic strategies how to deal with these hot topics. We offer a unique interactive formula, with a mix of a large number of panel discussions, short and innovative stories and scientific models to support better decision making, coupled with sufficient breaks to meet other delegates and speakers. 


Confirmed speakers for 2016 include already a number of interesting companies, with top leaders from HongKong Express Airlines, Hamburg Airport, Tokyo Narita T3, Airport Niederrhein, Vantage Airport Group, Lufthansa, Ryanair, Peach Airlines, APEX, University of Waterloo, Trinity College, Sabre Airline Solutions and more. Please follow the latest update in our speaker section on our homepage and via our think future linkedin group as well as facebook and twitter. 


In a boutique environment - in contrast to the typical mass events - we will discuss among others:


This unique and very personal conference is organised by the boutique consultancy XXL Solutions. Hamburg Airport originally started the conference more than 18 years ago and remains the main marketing partner. Other marketing partners include Lumexis (USA), Airbus (Germany), ICLP (global loyalty agency), Sabre Airlines Solutions (Austria division), Guest Logix (Canada), YieldIn (Switzerland).

The advisory board is chaired by Michael Eggenschwiler, CEO at Hamburg Airport. Other members include top management from Geneva Airport, HongKong Express Airlines, Germanwings, Airbus, LH Technik, International School of Management, University of Waterloo, Heinemann Duty Free, Trinity College, DLR and more. 


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2016 Speakers

Michael O'Leary, Ryanair, CEO


Wataru Tanaka, Nikken Sekkei, Principal, main designer of Tokyo Narita T3


Christophe Viatte, Air Baltic, CCO


Ralph Beisel, ADV German Airports Assoc., Managing Director


Iliana Cruz, LOT Polish Airlines, Executive Director Revenue Management, Pricing and Distribution

Andrew Cowen, HongKong Express Airlines, CEO


Michael Eggenschwiler, Hamburg Airport, CEO 


Benny Mantin, University of Waterloo, Assoc. Professor

Patrick Murphy, Peach Airlines Japan  


Pramod Jain, Sabre Austria, Managing Director  


Joe Leader, APEX, CEO 


Find more speakers & more details in the agenda and follow our linkedin group "think future"





Why What How

The must go cross industry think tank of the year
10 - 11 February 2016, Hamburg
Conference language: English

About Speakers

Simon Calver

Chairman of, ex Lovefilm, Mothercare, Unilever, Pepsi Cola

Top Industry Leaders Opening Panel on February 11th at 10.45: The future of customer experience - differentiator or commodity?

What others say

Gregory Pomerantsev

CEO flyvista, ex Novosibirsk Airport, Air Baltic, Baltic Miles

"Impeccably well organized, with thorough selection of interesting
topics and international professionals as speakers, ...

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