12-13 Nov 2019
3-4 June 2020
1-2 Sept 2020
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The first of our conference days provide a deep-dive on the story behind the new airport. You can expect to hear from senior executives from İGA, Turkish Airlines and the other key partners to the project, who will share insight on how the new airport was approached, the challenges that were overcome along the way, and the key learnings other industry stakeholders can take away and apply to their own development projects. On the second day in our “Future Airports” conference we will hear from pioneering airlines, and airport operators, from around the world on how they are approaching the development and operation of their latest airport facilities.
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Tuesday 18th June
Headline Partners İGA will facilitate guided tours of the ground-breaking new airport for premium delegates. Istanbul Airport, which opened in October 2018, has been constructed over an area of 76.5 million square metres to the north of Istanbul, 35km from the city centre. The construction is being carried out in four phases and once complete, the new airport will host flights to more than 300 destinations with an annual passenger capacity of up to 200 million.
Wednesday 19th June
How to become a digital powerhouse in today’s mobile-first world – lessons from an e-commerce giant
Exclusive unveiling of “Air Transport 2035” – a unique FTE/Fast Future Crowdsourced Think Tank
Rohit Talwar is a global futurist who has captivated past FTE audiences with his cutting edge insights on the future of the sector.
In partnership with Fast Future, we have launched “Air Transport 2035” – a new Think Tank exploring the different possible scenarios and strategies that could emerge for the sector.
In this, our latest and most ambitious Think Tank project yet, we will invite our entire ecosystem to contribute their thoughts on the key drivers of change and potential scenarios for the industry, and help shape a portfolio of Industry Blueprints. These will outline scenarios of what the air transport industry around the globe could look like in 2035, the winning strategies required by players of different scale in major markets, and how all stakeholders should prepare themselves to thrive within it. Ahead of FTE EMEA & FTE Ancillary 2019, we will survey the industry and our Advisory Board members on these issues, and use this input as the foundation for the keynote presentation from renowned futurist Rohit Talwar.
First Working Session
Following a scene-setting presentation from the lead executive at IGA responsible for this area of the new airport’s development, a panel discussion will begin with other key stakeholders involved in this area to explain the vision, the challenges overcome along the way and the lessons learned.
Second Working Session
Third Working Session
Building the commercial and passenger experience vision for the world’s largest airport project under a single terminal from scratch.
Developing, and implementing, a strategy to be one of the most technologically advanced airports in the world.
The opening of the new airport has been a remarkably smooth process overall – how was the ORAT approached to achieve this outcome?
(Open to Premium Pass Holders Only)
“An evening beside the Golden Horn”
The Gala Evening hosted by Turkish Airlines, will be held at the Haliç Congress Center where delegates will enjoy the finest Turkish entertainment, dining and hospitality.
The Golden Horn, also known by its modern Turkish name Haliç, is the primary waterway between the Bosphorus and the Sea of Marmara. The venue, is a statement of this modern mega-city’s regeneration, framing a spectacular waterfront of grand properties which are a symbol of Istanbul’s beauty and richness.
Thursday 20th June
Changing the way one of the world’s largest airline groups creates end-to-end future products, services and experiences for more than 140 million guests
Fifth Working Session
Scene Setting presentation
Understanding the 2020 passenger
Sixth Working Session
The Changi Experience: Creating a positive experience for our passengers
How is Heathrow using innovation, inspiration and collaboration to plan and deliver Heathrow’s future airport?
Leveraging the potential of technologies such as AI, robotics, AR/VR at Munich Airport.
Seventh Working Session
Update on the BARTA (Brand, Airline, Retailer, Technology, Airport) initiative, which was launched at FTE Ancillary 2017
This ground-breaking cooperation harnesses digital technology and forms new commercial relationships between all stakeholders to drive passenger spending both at the airport and onboard aircraft.
How future retail can be the game-changer for airports, airlines and independent lounge operators, and take customer experience and revenues to new heights
Open to Premium Pass Holders Only
Turkish Airlines will lead guided tours of their new home, Istanbul Airport, which will change the experience of travelling with its advanced technologies and extraordinary capacity. Delegates will gain invaluable insights on the customer journey strategy, from self-service approaches through to the ground-breaking lounge.
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Future Travel Experience EMEA (previously FTE Europe) will be co-located with FTE Ancillary and The New Airport Show Istanbul in Istanbul, 19-20 June 2019. A mega-show to commemorate a mega-hub, and a new era of travel.
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