Session 1: The future of the industry

10:20 – 10:40

Is growth never-ending?

  • When is the next boom expected?
  • Are there infrastructure limitations for continuous growth of air transport?
  • Who are the major competitors to limit air transport growth?
  • Will nature accept further growth of air transport?

10:40 – 11:00

BREXIT, trade wars and sanctions – should the “average” pilot worry?

  • Will BREXIT impact the licensing and free movement of pilots?
  • How hard will the policy of protectionism hit the air transport industry?
  • What limitations can embargos and sanctions bring?
  • Is a double license the answer?

11:00 – 11:30

Will there still be two pilots above the ground within the next 50 years?

  • What are the latest developments in future aircraft design?
  • What will future air harbors look like?
  • Will the pilot profession still be needed or will flights be fully automated?
  • Will today’s training be applicable in the future?

11:30 – 11:50

Questions and discussions