14 OCTOBER 2013


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Article from BTNews 14 OCTOBER 2013

Airport operators’ conference

The Airport Operators Association (AOA) has confirmed that Sir Howard Davies, Chairman of the Airports Commission (see Sir Howard on stage), has agreed to be a keynote speaker at its Annual Conference on 21-22 October, at the London Hilton Metropole Hotel, Paddington. 

With Simon Burns, Minister of State for Transport, stepping down, a replacement speaker has not been announced as of this writing. (see Cabinet transport reshuffle)

Sir Howard will talk on Day 2, Tuesday 22 October, at 10:50, and joins an impressive range of speakers who are due to address the Conference, including: airline chiefs Willie Walsh, Chief Executive of International Airlines Group; Michael O’Leary, Chief Executive of Ryanair; Craig Kreeger, Chief Executive of Virgin Atlantic; and Jim French, Chairman of Flybe; Sir Charles Montgomery, the new Director General of the UK Border Force; and Andrew Haines, Chief Executive of the Civil Aviation Authority; leading venture capitalist Jon Moulton; and GIP Partner, Michael McGhee; and senior representatives from across the airports’ sector including Paul Kehoe, Chief Executive of Birmingham Airport; David Laws, Chief Executive of Newcastle Airport; and Declan Collier, Chief Executive of London City Airport. www.aoa.org.uk

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