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As the aviation sector braces for full implementation of the ASEAN Open Skies Pact, the low cost airlines in an aggressive expansion mode, and the regulator’s mandate to improve regional connectivity, the emerging airports are now in the middle of a major crossroad.

To help you make sense of it all, we’ve put together an exclusive sector report: 'Budget Airlines' and Open Skies: Double Trouble or Lucky Pair?

Expert speakers include:

  • Dato-Azharuddin-Abdul-Rahman Dato’ Azharuddin Abdul Rahman
    Director General, Civil Aviation
    Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) Malaysia
    Dato’ Azharuddin Abdul Rahman is Director General of Civil Aviation, Department of Civil Aviation, Malaysia and, since 2004, has been the Director responsible for Airworthiness and Flight Operations.
    He is one of the key personnel in the Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreement meetings and consultations between USA and Malaysia. He has also had a key role in the lobbying efforts for Malaysia to be elected as an ICAO Council Member
    He started his career with Malaysia Airlines Systems as a Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, moving on to the Department of Civil Aviation, Malaysia as Assistant Director Airworthiness in 1985, rising to Deputy Director Certification
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  • Tan-Sri-Bashir-Ahmad-Abdul-Majid Tan Sri Bashir Ahmad Abdul Majid
    Managing Director
    Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad
    Tan Sri Bashir Ahmad bin Abdul Majid was appointed as Managing Director of MAHB on 7 June, 2003. He is a member of the Board of Finance and Investment Committee. He chairs the Board of Malaysia Airports (Niaga) Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia Airports Capital Berhad and Malaysia Airports Capital (Labuan) Limited, as well as a member on the Board of K.L. Airport Hotel Sdn. Bhd. and MAHB (Mauritius) Pte Ltd., all are wholly-owned subsidiaries of MAHB.
    Prior to his present employment, he has held various senior positions in Malaysian Airline System Berhad (“MAS”) throughout a period of 29 years, which includes Director of Corporate Planning, Commercial Director, Senior Vice-President
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  • Tri-S-Sunoko Tri S Sunoko
    President Director
    Angkasa Pura II
    Tri S. Sunoko is the Managing Director of PT Angkasa Pura II. He has a lot of experience in the transportation industry as he used to helm the Ministry of Transportation as the Director of Air Transport and also represented Indonesia as Transportation Attache at several Indonesian embassy bases. He holds a Bachelor Degree of Architectural Engineering from Trisakti University and a Master Degree of Public Policy from the University of Indonesia.
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  • Emmanuel-Menanteau Emmanuel Menanteau
    Chief Executive Officer
    Cambodia Airports- VINC
    Emmanuel Menanteau began his career at Sextant Avionique in 1993 where he held a number of positions, first as the Sales and Marketing Manager then as the Head of the company's office in India until 2001.
    From 2001-2004, he held the position of Marketing & Sales Director at Thales Avionics, a world leading company for the Defense, Transports and Aerospace, in charge of Export Markets including Asia.
    In 2004, he was appointed as Vice-President, Sales and Marketing, based in Singapore. Under this position, he developed the company activity in Asia
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  • Bill-Burke Bill Burke
    Chief Executive Officer
    Mildura Airport
    In late 1999, Bill was invited to join the emerging Virgin Blue Airlines and was tasked with establishing the Adelaide operation. Bill remained with Virgin Blue to mid 2008, when he was approached for the role of Inaugural Chief Executive for the newly formed Mildura Airport Corporation. A company formed to manage the Mildura Airport as an entity independent to the Council.
    In mid 2008, Bill was approached for the role of Inaugural Chief Executive for the newly formed Mildura Airport Corporation. A company formed to manage the Mildura Airport as an entity independent to the Council.
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  • Ashok-Pandey Ashok Pandey
    Chief Strategy Officer
    GMR Airports
    Ashok Kr. Pandey is currently the Chief Strategy Officer – Airports with the GMR Group operating out of the Bangalore office. He is responsible for rolling out strategy development across the airport sector (2 airports in India & 2 airports in Istanbul & Male respectively), by providing and support in the areas of competitiveness and growth. While the challenges for the existing airports in the GMR portfolio are significantly different across regions, value creation by leveraging synergies across the footprint is one of the key focus areas. Benchmarking with the best in class as a tool for continuous improvement, and also helping in continuous monitoring of the Business Unit’s performance from
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  • Waleed-Youssef Dr. Waleed Youssef
    Chief Strategy Officer
    TAV Airports Holdings
    Waleed Youssef was appointed as the Strategy Director of TAV Airports Holding in 2008. A graduate of the University of California at Berkeley’s Department of Civil Engineering, he subsequently earned his Masters Degree in Transportation Economics and Ph.D. degree in Air Transport Finance from UC Berkeley. Prior to joining TAV Airports, Dr. Youssef served as the Director of the Abu Dhabi Airports Company, and as Aviation Specialist at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group. Dr. Youssef has vast experience in airport privatization, including successful transactions at JFK Terminal 4 (USA), Brisbane International Airport (Australia), and Bangalore International Airport (India). During his tenure
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  • Nor-Azlina-Mohd-Isa Nor Azlina Mohd Isa
    General Manager, Planning and Development
    Malaysia Airports Holdings
    Nor Azlina graduated from University of Malaya in 1999 with an Honours Degree in Civil Engineering and obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration specialising in Airport Engineering Management from National University of Singapore in 2007, through Malaysia Airports Specialist Development Program.
    She has led the operational design reviews and assessments of various airport development projects in Malaysia as well as overseas. She has vast experience in airport master planning and was involved in the preparation of the National Airport Master Plan in year 2008. Nor Azlina completed the ACI-ICAO Airport Management Professional Accreditation Program (AMPAP) and obtained her International Airport Professional (IAP) designation in 2011.
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  • Prince-Chintimbwe Prince Chintimbwe
    Director Airport Services
    National Airports Corporation
    I am responsibility for the company’s aeronautical and non aeronautical operational functions. I overlook the marketing and commercial efficiency of the four International Airports in Zambia. I am also responsible for the coordination of the engineering functions within airports operations. I am a representative on the Board of the Airports Council International (ACI) – Africa Region and Representative of ACI - Africa on the ACI World Standing Committee on Airport Economics. I also take care of Project Management of new engineering and operational developments in the four airports and the Corporations Head Office. I manage financial, human and other operating resources for the division. I also develop and maintain Airport Infrastructure as per set standard of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), International Air Transport Association
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  • Mohshin-Aziz Mohshin Aziz
    Aviation Industry Analyst
    Maybank Investment Bank
    Mohshin Aziz is the aviation industry analyst for Maybank Investment bank. He joined Maybank in 2010 and monitors the Asia Pacific aviation industry with emphasis on the listed airlines, airports, terminal services and aircraft engineering companies for investment suitability. He is reputed as the analyst with forward insights on the industry, often voicing against the consensus views, which often turns out to be accurate.
    Prior to that, he was the head of investor relations of AirAsia (2004-2010). Mohshin has responsibility for a number of AirAsia business areas: Investor Relations (a division he pioneered and continued to head after its successful IPO in 2004), aircraft financial performance, route profitability optimization and several ad-hoc airline start-up
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  • Adi-Nugroho Adi Nugroho
    Deputy Director, Commercial & Business Development
    PT (Persero) Angkasa Pura I
    Dr. Adi Nugroho is a career airport senior manager after being with PT. Angkasa Pura 1 (An Indonesian State Owned Company in Airport Business) for 17 years. Mr. Nugroho earned a promotion to his current position in early 2012; he oversees the airport’s current strategic commercial process and directs airport-airline-concessionaire community relations efforts. He also has responsibility to increase Average revenue per meter-square; increase Average revenue per passenger; Analyze airport market trend and determine the sales target; Create new program to support sales target
    His previous position was planning analyst. His main duty was to initiate, develop, coordinate and manage programs and projects that
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  • The fleet expansion plans of regional low cost carriers and the impact on emerging airports
  • Factors in the regional growth that will help your airport expansion plans
  • How airports can improve communications with the stakeholders
  • Why it is a must to involve the community around an emerging airport for commercial success

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  • Change the way emerging airports do business to meet future growth in passenger traffic and low cost carriers
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