19 MARCH 2018
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The second annual Financial Times (FT) Business of Aerospace & Aviation Summit will take place on 18 April in London with more than 100 senior executives and digital, innovation and technology heads discussing latest development within this evolving industry.
Representatives from Deutsche Bahn, Lufthansa, All Nippon Airways and virtual carrier Whitetail Airlines among others will offer insights on nurturing innovation to keep ahead of the curve and anticipate forthcoming industry changes.
The event is also a chance to hear from two dozen thought leaders, including cross-sector, on what the industry can expect from the next phase of disruption and innovation.
Heathrow, Finnair and SAS Experience will offer 360deg perspectives on upgrading the operational model to determine business potential while Boeing and Amadeus will show how companies can become data-driven to optimise asset efficiency and service continuity
Speakers include Virgin Hyperloop One senior vice-president global field operations Nick Earle; Aer Lingus chief financial officer Rachel Izzard; Brussels Airlines chief information officer Simon Lamkin; Lufthansa Group senior director digital innovations Dr Torsten Wingenter, and SAS Scandinavian Airlines executive vice-president and chief information officer Mattias Forsberg.
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Graham Stephenson, Exeter
Is this not an excellent opportunity for LCY to draw attention to the need of the Crossrail Station with a well designed static presentation