25th & 26th September 2012 • Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai www.airfinancejournal.com/MEA10thAnnual MiddleEast andAfrica Airfinance Conference Book before 24th August 2012 & SAVE US$300Gold sponsorsBronze sponsors Eco sponsorFeaturing the following key speakers:Brian Jeffery, Senior Vice President, Corporate Treasury, Emirates Airline REGISTER TO THE CONFERENCE…Ricky Thirion, Vice President, Treasury, Etihad AirwaysAdel Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer, Air Arabia …and get access to the Airfinance Network –Mukesh Sodani, Chief Financial Officer, Flydubai your gateway to fellow delegates and over 2,000Nirmal Govinda das, Vice President, Financing, Corporate Treasury, Emirates AirlineDon Hubbard, CFO, Jazeera Airways airfinance contacts all over the world.Simon Glass, Chief Financial Officer, AWAS See the delegate list, discuss the latest newsJonty Nel, Senior Vice President and Region Manager, GE Capital Aviation ServicesPolis Polycarpou, Vice President, DVB Bank SE and much moreRich Wiley, President and Chief Executive Officer, Jackson Square Aviation
10th annual MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA airfinance conference AGENDA DAY ONE: TUESDAY, 25TH SEPTEMBER 2012 08.15 Registration and morning refreshments 09.00 Chairperson’s opening remarks 09.10 Strong financials for Emirates Airline • A resilient and profitable airline whose business model sees it through every crisis • 2013 financial strategy • Where does Emirates see opportunities in the future? Brian Jeffery, Senior Vice President, Corporate Treasury, Emirates Airline 09.40 Etihad maintaining long-term profitability • What is Etihad’s strategy for sustained long term profitability? • Financing requirements and strategies • Using Abu Dhabi’s developments as a platform for growth25th & 26th September 2012 • Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai Ricky Thirion, Vice President, Treasury, Etihad Airways 10.10 Market overview – growth potential and risk analysis in10th Annual the MEA region • Is political risk back on the table for lenders in the region or should it be?Middle East and Africa • Update on Gulf Air, Tunisair, Egypt Air and Bahrain Air • Middle East and Africa aviation market trends and growth patternsAirfinance Conference • 2012-2013 sources of financing • Where is the price of oil going? Polis Polycarpou, Vice President, DVB Bank SE 10.40 Morning refreshments and networking Airfinance Events present the 10th Annual Middle East and Africa Airfinance Conference, 25th & 26th September 2012, 11.30 Air Arabia, a self sustainable business Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai. • Revenue maximisation and cost minimisation strategy With a 200% increase in inter-regional passenger traffic over the • Funding sources, fleet planning and growth strategy last ten years, the Middle East remains one of the most robust • How does Air Arabia ensure capital guaranteed investments? airline markets in the world. Adel Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer, Air Arabia In Africa, economies and air transport markets continue to grow 12.00 The future of ECA guaranteed deals in the Middle East despite weaker yields on profitability. and Africa Where stagnation characterises so much of the industry today, • How much has the ECA business been affected by its financing costs? Middle East carriers offer energy and a ‘can do’ attitude in • How will that impact ECAs’ capacity to back deals in the Middle East and Africa going forward? abundance, embodied by the region’s so-called Big Three carriers, • Will ECAs increase capacity in the region in 2013? Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways, which are expected to bring • What financing structures/flexibility will ECAs offer in the future? important additional capacity in the market. Bob Morin, Vice President Transport Division, For its 10 year anniversary, Airfinance Events’ Dubai conference Export-Import Bank of the United States will bring together the CFOs and CEOs of the region’s most Pascale Lefevre, Head of Transport Department, Coface important airlines together with lenders, lessors, investors, ECAs Gordon Welsh, Director, Aerospace, UK Export Finance and manufacturers to discuss the 10-20 year aircraft market outlook for the Middle East and Africa. 12.45 Lunch PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS: 14.15 Over-capacity in the Middle East • With more than 85% of the world’s population within reach • Are there too many aircraft in the Middle East? • Is there enough capacity? of a direct flight, find out how Middle East carriers such as • How will orders be financed over the next five years? Emirates, Etihad, Qatar Airways, Air Arabia, Flydubai and Jazeera Airways in particular will act as powerhouses for 15.00 Aircraft market assessment and forecast the region’s growth over the next decade • How does air travel growth varies per country in the region? • Hear how much straight commercial lending vs. ECA • How will manufacturers support such growth? backed funding will bankers be able to offer in the region • Will manufacturers hold back on order agreements with local carriers given concerns over the region’s over-capacity? in 2012 and beyond from DVB Bank, Citigroup, SMBC, François Collet, Head of Structured Finance, Airbus Standard Chartered, Natixis, Deutsche Bank and Mario Formica, Vice President Marketing, ATR Nedbank amongst others Raphaël Haddad, Vice President, Sales, Middle East and Africa, • Find out the ins and outs of new structures in ECA Bombardier Commercial Aircraft funding, including the pre-funded ECA bond from US Mathieu Duquesnoy, Vice President, Commercial Aviation, Middle East and Exim Bank Africa, EMBRAER • Is there an issue of over capacity in the Middle East? Tim Myers, General Manager and Vice President, Aircraft Financial Services, Will local investors become more active in the region? The Boeing Company Is political risk back on the table for lenders in the Moderator: Simon Finn, Senior Vice President, DVB Bank SE Middle East and Africa? Have answer to these questions and many more at Airfinance Events’ Dubai conference this 15.45 Afternoon refreshments and networking September.
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