The Conference will cover areas such as e-tags, baggage tracking, touchless and biometric bag drop, instant compensation for mishandling, home-based virtual bag drop, new approaches to loading and unloading luggage from the aircraft, and door-to-door baggage delivery services.
Sunday 25th June 19.00 – 22.00
Traditional Irish Pub Icebreaker
Live Traditional Irish Music. Drink, Food & Craic.
Monday 26th June - Day 1
Conference chairman’s introduction
Preparing for Resolution 753 and insight into IATA’s End-to-End Baggage Capability, which will “make physically losing a bag all but impossible”
The airport perspective
Heathrow’s future baggage vision
THE AIRLINE PERSPECTIVE
Lufthansa’s future baggage vision
Second Working Session
After a series of brief case study presentations, the session will move to a panel discussion led by the chairman.
How is Delta using technology, such as RFID and apps, to improve baggage processes, and tracking capabilities?
Questions to consider
Session sponsored by:
The future of travel and ancillary according to Ryanair – from Labs to free flights
Having previously revolutionised the air transport industry with a new era of airline ancillary practices and self-service passenger processing, Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary will deliver a keynote address to give his candid views on the future of our industry.
What will be the “next-generation travel experiences”?
In late 2016, IAG launched global accelerator programme Hangar 51 with the aim of working with start-ups to create “next-generation travel experiences and find solutions to real business challenges through lasting and collaborative partnerships”. In a wide-reaching keynote presentation, Boyle will offer insight into the workings of Hangar 51, as well as other projects that will improve passenger experience, business performance and revenue generation opportunities.
Location: The Guinness Storehouse
FTE Ancillary and FTE Europe delegates will enjoy an unforgettable evening at the Guinness Storehouse, located onsite at the world famous St. James’s Gate Brewery in Dublin. On arrival, guests will move through the Visitor Experience and learn about the four main ingredients, and how they brew the perfect pint of Guinness. Following this, delegates will gather together in the Arrol Suite for the best hospitality, food and drink that Ireland has to offer, as well as the opportunity to enjoy a tuition on pouring the perfect pint! This memorable evening will also host the first Future Travel Experience Ancillary and Future Travel Experience Europe Innovation Awards ceremony.
Learn more about the FTE Europe awards here.
Tuesday 27th June - Day 2
Fourth Working Session
Co-creation group topics:
Co-creation group topics led by PASSME:
The PASSME project is an EU-funded, 36-month project, focused on rethinking the airport experience to optimise process flow, reduce passenger stress and enhance their experience.
Proactive queue management in the check-in process
Co-creation group topics led by PASSME:
Overcoming the challenges of rolling out door-to-door baggage delivery services
Improving aircraft boarding through fast boarding processes, and new hand luggage approaches.
Led by senior executives from:
DAA International Workshop – Virtual Terminals
Can an airport provide a terminal without actually building one? Can this be achieved within 18-24 months through an offsite virtual facility? Could a virtual terminal handle an additional four to five million departing and arriving passengers?
Part 1: Short presentation setting out:
Part 2: Breakout session
Break the attendees into groups, mixing disciplines for alternative thinking, under the following headings:
Part 3: Round-up
Drawing the operational/financial/commercial/IT and facilities strands together to conclude what a virtual ‘terminal’ would look like – perhaps even a ‘pop up’ terminal – low on infrastructure and quick to create. Also, we’ll look at the actions required to mitigate or overcome any obstacles to delivery – in particular security and regulation.
Part 4: Output (circulated post workshop)
A brief opportunities and constraints document covering:
Fifth Working Session
The latest developments from the EU-funded PASSME project – reducing the end-to-end air travel process by 60 minutes and enhancing the passenger experience, predominantly through off-airport innovations
Bringing bag drop to the passenger’s doorstep – lessons learned from the introduction of virtual bag drop in London, and what future opportunities this enables
How will Uber impact the transportation of baggage in the future?
Sixth Working Session
What is the easyJet vision for the airport of the future, and what role will new technology play in enhancing the passenger experience on the ground?
Schiphol aims to become the most digitally advanced airport in the world by 2018 through implementation of ‘digital-first-thinking’. How will new digital, and agile, approaches shape new airport experiences?
(for all participants)
Customer Experience Leaders’ Discussion
Leadership insights on delivering outstanding customer experiences for digitally empowered consumers from all over the world.
Wednesday 28th June - Day 3
Dublin Airport will facilitate guided tours for Future Travel Experience Europe delegates. The tours will cover a range of the airport’s most innovative facilities and services, including the all-day US Preclearance facility and the new 51st & Green lounge, which is Europe’s only dedicated US Preclearance lounge. Delegates will also be able to take in the Fast Track services and the airport’s executive lounges in this unique opportunity to go behind the scenes, and gain executive insight on these efforts, at Dublin Airport.
(Please note: These tours will take place in an operational airport environment and as a result tour timings may differ slightly to those listed.)
Future Travel Experience Europe 2017 is a unique, boutique show and Europe’s only end-to-end passenger experience event, bringing together airlines, airports, OEMs, suppliers and various other air transport and travel industry leaders.
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