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Airline bosses to speak at ACTE-CAPA event

For this year’s annual European conference, ACTE has teamed up with CAPA Centre for Aviation to hold a joint Global Summit in Amsterdam on October 26-28, and BBT is delighted to be media partner to the event.

The line-up of speakers features aviation bosses including CEOs from airlines such as KLM, Aeroflot, Brussels and Ethiopian, as well as industry leaders from the likes of the World Travel & Tourism Council, HRS and CarTrawler.

 

Kurt Knackstedt (president, ACTE) and Peter Harbison (executive chairman CAPA)

Plenary sessions will explore will be the latest trends in booking and payment apps, and ‘the art of the modern business relationship’, as well as key aviation topics including disintermediation, joint ventures, Open Skies and low-cost carriers.

Breakout education sessions will cover a range of topics, from risk management and data skills to tackling direct bookings and sharing economy disruptors.

ACTE executive director Greeley Koch said that corporate travel issues raised by Brexit would be discussed at the summit. He also recently announced that 2017’s ACTE Global Corporate Travel conference will be held in London, and tied to the earlier New York event in April.

• ACTE-CAPA Global Summit, Hotel Okura Amsterdam, 26-28 October 2016, acte.org

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