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9-10 November 2022 | Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore

FTE APEX Asia Expo 2022 has now ended

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FTE APEX Asia Expo

Learn how technology, design, hospitality and collaboration can reimagine travel post-COVID-19

FTE APEX Asia Expo is Asia’s biggest free to attend passenger experience and business performance expo. Our last show in 2019 show was the first jointly delivered by FTE and the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) following the announcement of our tie-up, and it delivered record results with our largest ever number of exhibitors and attendees, with 119 airlines and airport operators represented among the 2,500 registrations. Aviation will enjoy tremendous growth across Asia in the coming decades, and as a result there is huge demand from the industry to connect in-person again and FTE and APEX are proud to stage the definitive event for the continent to help air transport stakeholders understand how to use technology, design and new service approaches to improve efficiency, operations, customer experiences, sustainability and revenues as the region opens back-up comprehensively in 2022.

The event will be complemented by the co-located Onboard Hospitality Forum Asia and a comprehensive Startup zone. It will provide an unrivalled platform for learning in a post-COVID-19 world across the conference stages and the expo halls. The industry’s most innovative product, service and equipment providers from across Asia and beyond will showcase their capabilities to help airlines and airports improve end-to-end customer experiences, reduce costs, increase revenues and enhance operational efficiency. It will be a time for the industry to meet again face-to-face to share, learn and move forward together.

Why attend FTE APEX Asia Expo?

Why exhibit at FTE APEX Asia Expo?

What’s new for FTE APEX Asia Expo 2022

Star Alliance has now opened a “centre of excellence” in Singapore, so they will be a headline partner to the show this year, and we are working with them to establish ways the show can support their 26 member airlines, and partners.

Our most diverse ever exhibition showcasing the latest solutions, products and services.

More startups on the expo floor powered by our “Finding Asia’s Best Startup” competition. Find out more

More inspirational education across our premium conferences and expo sessions open to all.

New FTE & APEX Awards plans & categories.

New conference features focusing on some of the most pertinent air transport industry topics. Find out more

Your Onboard Hospitality Forum - Asia

Innovating for inflight hospitality excellence

The Onboard Hospitality Forum - Asia is now a popular and established feature within FTE APEX Asia Expo. Driven by leading onboard services magazine, Onboard Hospitality, the forum combines targeted inflight hospitality, peer to peer networking, and conference sessions with a chance to meet leading suppliers of catering, wellbeing, design and innovation. Held largely within a dedicated zone, the free-to-attend Forum is specifically designed to support buyers of inflight passenger comfort and catering. For 2022 it will include roundtable debates and educational sessions, as well as a dedicated exhibition zone for leading inflight wellness and catering companies to be able to showcase their latest products and services.

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Asia’s most comprehensive showcase of startups

Here at FTE we believe startups have an important role to play in reimagining the future of air travel, which is why we are passionate about discovering the best of the best and providing a platform for them to spread the word about their pioneering products and services.

Working in close collaboration with the FTE Innovation & Startup Hub we will provide a showcasing platform for many of the most exciting startup and scale-up’s across Asia, and beyond, whose solutions can help improve end-to-end customer experiences and business performance for air transport industry stakeholders, especially airlines and airports.

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Speakers already confirmed for 2022 include:

Capt Ibrahim Koshy


Saudia Airlines

Colin Currie

President (Commercial)

Capital A

Jeffrey Goh


Star Alliance

Tan Lye Teck

Executive Vice President - Airport Management

Changi Airport Group

Andre Viljoen

Managing Director & CEO

Fiji Airways

Barathan Pasupathi

Chief Executive Officer

Jetstar Asia

Sumesh Patel

President, Asia Pacific


Hon Lung Chu

Head of APAC


Yanendra Weerakkody

Digital Transformation Lead

SriLankan Airlines

Tom Mano

Vice President, Products & Services Planning

All Nippon Airways

Apple Ignacio

Director, Ancillaries

Cebu Pacific Air

Gunardi Minah

GM Marketing

Lion Air, and Member of the FTE APEX Asia Expo Advisory Board

Bob Kwik

Global Head of Airports

Amazon Web Services

Steven Greenway

President, Commercial


Hideharu Miyamoto

Senior Executive Officer / Deputy Executive Divisional Director of Corporate Planning Division

Narita International Airport Corporation

Jan Michael Wicki

Head Program Development and Coordination

Noida International Airport (by Flughafen Zürich AG)

Beau Vajirakachorn

Partnership Lead, Learning Practice and Service Design


David Coiley

Regional Vice President Asia Pacific Aviation Sales


Riad Asmat

Chief Executive Officer

AirAsia Malaysia

Gordon Chu

Digital Manager, Conversational Platforms

Cathay Pacific Airways

Stefan List

Head of Cabin Market Insights


Andre Sousa

Senior Director & Head of Sales and Account Management - APAC

Panasonic Avionics

Jonas von Kruechten

Head of Strategy and Business Development


Javed Malik

Managing Director APAC

Vision-Box & FTE Advisory Board Member

Javier Massot


Cebu Pacific Air

Rohit Talwar


Fast Future

Craig Devoy

Managing Partner, Culinary Practice


Liyan Huang

Global Product Manager

Collins Aerospace

Errol McGlothan

Managing Director EMEA & APAC

Airport Dimensions 

Kit Su Lee

Regional Head of Operations, Asia-Pacific

Collins Aerospace

Jayne Wear

Head of Omnichannel

Auckland Airport

Kim Chua

Assistant Professor

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Kamran Chohan

VP Digital & Technology

Star Alliance

Azman B. Ahmad

GM Product Management

Saudia Airlines

Deacon Konc

Director, Innovation & Solutions

United Airlines

Darin Juby

Director Baggage Services

Greater Toronto Airports Authority

Shaenaz Voss

Executive Manager Corporate Affairs and Customer Experience

Fiji Airways & CEO, Fiji Link

Ryan Ghee

Head of Strategy & Development

Future Travel Experience

Carolijn Schoofs

Head of Innovation

Royal Schiphol Group

Tomi Maaniemi

Vice President of Sales


Travis Lim

Principal Digital Strategist

Singapore Airlines

Christine Wang

Managing Director

Lufthansa Innovation Hub

Dr. Joe Leader



Daniel Coleman

Founder & CEO

Future Travel Experience

Yavuz Karadag

Co-Founder & CEO


Eric Liu

Founder & CTO

Virspatial Technologies

Max Alexander

Co-founder and Chief Product Officer


Nicole Caba

Founder & CEO


Shabbir Girach

Managing Director


George Georgiopoulos

Chief Commercial Officer

Ariadne Maps

Jerrel Leung

Chief Architect


Dr Spencer Dando

VP Middle East & Africa


Stephen Hay

Global Strategy Director

Airport Dimensions 

Yerzhan Akhmetzhanov

Senior Manager Innovation

FlyArystan (Air Astana Group)

Nick Wiley

Global Managing Director

En Route International Ltd

Matt Crane

Group Head, SATS Food Solutions Global Innovation Centre and Founder of the

Aviation Sustainability Forum

Jasper Quak

Managing Director


Paige See

Manager, Customer Experience (Baggage)

Star Alliance

David Cho

Senior Manager

Incheon International Airport Corporation (IIAC)

Dennis van Kleef

Programme Lead Baggage

Royal Schiphol Group

Nick Silvester

Director, Sales APAC

Intelsat Commercial Aviation

Anissa Soraya

Manager Inflight Material & IFEC

Garuda Indonesia

David Miller


Inflight Dublin

Ross Falconer

Head of Content

Future Travel Experience

Jesse Jalleh

Director Travel Experience

Star Alliance

Jonathan Good

Chief Technology & Marketing Officer

Auckland Airport

Rob Bowring


Elenium Automation

Richard Dinkelmann


ICM Airport Technics, an Amadeus company

Renato Ramos

Director Loyalty

Star Alliance

Vimal Kumar Rai

EVP Global Sales & Marketing


Yudong Tan

VP, CEO of the Flights BG

Trip.com Group (a global travel services company that owns and operates Trip.com, Ctrip, Skyscanner and Qunar)

Why be part of FTE APEX Asia Expo?

“The aviation industry in Singapore is a key contributor to the growth of the local economy. When the Covid-19 pandemic struck, Singapore continued to put in resources to ensure the safety and wellbeing of its residents as well as incoming travellers. As one of the headline partners, Changi Airport Group looks forward to welcoming our industry partners and friends at the FTE APEX Asia Expo 2022 event, to be held in Singapore in November 2022.”

Joe Chiu, Vice President, Digital & Commercial Systems, Changi Airport Group

"We all want to see travel return swiftly and its important that we as an industry set an example on getting back on planes when the time is right. Whilst the pandemic has slowed us down we all know that aviation is set for strong growth in the years to come here in Asia, and we need to plan for that future together - FTE APEX Asia Expo is an invaluable industry trade show for the region, and I look forward to meeting many old, and new, friends at the wonderful Marina Bay Sands resort in Singapore this November."

Gunardi Minah, GM Marketing, Lion Air

Trade shows like FTE APEX Asia Expo deliver huge value because you are able to meet hundreds of new and existing contacts under one roof, which is simply not possible through any other means. Singapore is ready to welcome the world again and we can’t wait to stage Asia’s biggest free to attend passenger experience and business performance expo at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore this November 9-10.

Daniel Coleman, Founder & CEO, Future Travel Experience

“Asia remains a critical market to build and maintain strong relationships for the resurgence of air travel, which is why we are very excited to stage FTE APEX Asia Expo in Singapore once again this from November 9 to10. Asia is still the number one growth region worldwide in the coming decades, and this show will play an important role in supporting all of aviation’s stakeholders as they plan for the future.”

Joe Leader, CEO, APEX/IFSA

FTE APEX Asia EXPO was a great success. We need FTE to bring people, ideas and solutions together to co-create new steps to advance the industry and along with it the countless benefits societies can benefit from travel

Akira Mitsumasu, Vice President-Global Marketing, Japan Airlines

As the leading digital engagement service partner with a specially trained team of over 100 professionals, RIFF was very honoured to be part of Asia’s biggest passenger experience and business performance exhibition. Our team had the opportunity to showcase an entirely new omnichannel approach that matches the changing customer needs. On top of that, we also spoke to hundreds of professionals from the aviation industry and beyond, sharing our expertise in digital customer care and our self-service solution. Together with our partners, Gen25, M2mobi, Prestop and 24 sessions, we had an extremely insightful experience at the FTE ASIA EXPO.

Tobias Walraven, CEO, RIFF

“I’m a big supporter of this show because at its heart is a desire to bring industry stakeholders together not only to view the latest products and services, but to share experiences and expertise with one another, and to collaborate for the benefit of the wider air transport sector. Asia truly deserves a show of this magnitude in its own right, which is why I am getting behind it.”

Satyaki Raghunath, Chief Strategy & Development Officer, Bengaluru International Airport Limited (BIAL)

We’ve had a really good couple of days at FTE APEX Asia EXPO, it’s really good to see our existing customers and new airline customers coming through. Showcasing our newest technology, it’s been really good to see all that traction through both pre-arranged meetings and walk through meetings. A fantastic couple of days here.

Chris Rogerson, Regional Vice President APAC, Inmarsat Global

This is a great opportunity for me to learn things beyond engineering. There are experts who are sharing their views on customer experience, they’re sharing their views on alternative methods of fuel, engineering and so on. First it’s a great learning zone, second, you meet people whom you have not met for a very long time and the third thing it has a very vibrant start up ecosystem. The combination of these three is important and it’s an enriching experience to be here.

Ravi Singh, Chief Information and Innovation Officer, Tata Singapore Airlines (Air Vistara)

“What I bring home with me would be the approaches and the ability to identify and anticipate what’s coming in the future. I’ve heard from some very forward-thinking stakeholders here in the conference. The exhibition format is good, and there’s a good mix between ancillary opportunities and classic passenger processing issues, as well as some next level things like wireless IFE. Being here makes you see how all of these things connect.”

Prijastono Purwanto, Senior Manager Service Strategy & Quality Assurance, Garuda Indonesia

“Future Travel Experience Asia EXPO has given Panasonic a unique opportunity to interact with Asia's leading airlines. We've been able to have meaningful conversations with key customers in the region about the Internet of Me experience we're offering through our NEXT IFEC platform. We've also been able to get real, tangible feedback about future technologies like biometrics that have the potential to even further improve airline efficiency and passenger engagement. All in all, it's been a tremendous success.”

Noel Catlett, Director, Solutions Product Marketing, Panasonic Avionics Corporation

“We have been part of the Start-up Showcase and we’ve had a lot of people visiting, including people from Google and Changi Airport. Basically, the type of people who could become our direct business partners are here.”

Amir Abbaszadeh, CFO & Co-founder, Inflyter

“It has really been worth coming from northern Finland to this event. We have met big airlines and we have been talking about potential business models, which is very good. I’ve got lots of contact cards and had some interesting discussions about potential business models.”

Janne Kyllönen, Founder, QuietOn

“There is a good mix of travel companies that can help airlines make travel easier and revolutionise travel. It’s a good platform for people from airlines, airports and technology companies to share ideas to improve service levels, efficiency and the service we deliver to our customers.”

Mohan Meegolle, Manager, SriLankan Airlines

“We’ve had lots of people come by the booth. We were six-deep yesterday morning. I’m amazed at the amount of Japanese and Thai people here and the visitors to our stand tend to be quite knowledgeable. The potential leads are good so it’s definitely worth being here.””

Tim Kotlar, General Manager Sales, ICM Airport Technics

“It’s my first time at an FTE event and I’ve found it very informative and useful. Many of the exhibitors have been relevant to me, the conference sessions have been great and the speakers have been very open to sharing what they’re doing. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed it and learnt a lot.”

Brian Fernandez, Head, Customer Engagement Commercial, Malaysia Airlines

“It’s our first time presenting our product in the Asia market. The show has gathered the key target market of airlines who we wanted to meet. It’s good that the show is dedicated to both airlines and airports because we can offer both in-flight seats and seating for airport lounges, so we’ve had a couple of airports stopping by too.”

Ieva Baradouska, Head of Marketing & Communications, Vanema

“Attending FTE Asia is an incredibly valuable event for Copenhagen Optimization and provided excellent settings to meet with clients, industry experts, and other stakeholders. The exhibition was a great platform for our software product launch to the APAC region”

Kasper Hounsgaard, Copenhagen Optimization, Managing Partner

“Great show for networking with air transport industry players, perfect organisation.”

Gabriele Ruggieri, Strategic Developments Marketing & Sales, CUSTOM

“FTE Asia is for us the most important event for meeting existing customers and potential new customers. It was again successful for us and we are already looking forward to participating again in 2020.”

Michael Seidler, Senior Sales Manager, PrehKeyTec

“FTA Asia has been a great opportunity to meet with all those passionate about delivering the very best in customer experience, both on the ground and in the air.”

Mike Blanchard, Business Development Manger, 15below Ltd

“FTE Singapore has been the best experience. Great atmosphere, awesome people and fab industry contacts. We shall definitely be back”

Eli Ostreicher, CEO, OneBagTag

“Well organised event with airline industry SMEs and decision makers. Great opportunity to network and be educated on the latest travel industry trends”

Jason Flores, Head of Travel and Transportation, Infinte Perpherals

“It was a good time to present our company to valuable clients arranged by FTE organisers. Thanks”

Rebecca Kim, General Manager, CUBOX

“Great show! Effective & helpful organisers”

Kent Tay, Director, JG Tech Innovation Pvt Ltd

“High Interest for passenger friendly self service solutions”

Borry Vrieling , CEO- Founder, Eezeetags

2022 Exhibitor / Sponsor Spotlights

NEC Singapore

As a leading information and communications technology provider, NEC APAC provides innovative solutions and infrastructure to promote safety, security and...

Adaptive Channel

Adaptive (formerly Adaptive Channel) provides a centrally managed solution integrating dedicated services and content for consumption anywhere, whatever bandwidth availability....

ubiZense Limited

ubiZense is a technology company that specializes in helping to improve aviation operations. We leverage on IoT (Internet of Things)...

Aeroplay Entertainment Pte Ltd

Aeroplay Entertainment is one of the leading independent Content Service Providers (CSP) in the world, with the experience of supplying...

Coffee Planet

Coffee Planet is a prime example of a homegrown UAE success story, becoming the authority in specialty coffee throughout the...


Intelsat operates one of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial networks and is a leading provider of inflight connectivity...


AirFi is the global leader in portable IFE and inflight retailing technology for airlines. Our vision is to enable “A...

Global-C Nederland BV

Global-C designs, sources and delivers sustainable meal service equipment, food packaging and comfort items to airlines, caterers and food service...


Since 1993, Linstol has specialized in complete product customization while providing the most attractive cost/quality combination for passenger cabin essentials...

Damarel Systems International Ltd

Damarel’s solutions help Airlines, Airports and Ground Handlers automate and optimize their business. From DCS and Common Use through to...


Scandit gives superpowers to airline workers, customers and businesses to provide more personalized services, while taking cost and time out...

PrehKeyTec GmbH Germany

PrehKeyTec GmbH is a leading international manufacturer of premium quality data entry solutions. We design and produce specific keyboards and...


Ditto empowers applications that have a strict reliance on internet, such as underwing maintenance, baggage scanning, crew collaboration, meal order,...


TAV Technologies, a subsidiary of TAV Airports Holding which is a member of Groupe ADP, is a leading technology brand;...


SEIKODO Corp. is a Baggage Tag Factory in Japan. We provide our customers with a wide variety of baggage tags...


SATS is the market leader in providing food solutions and gateway services with a geographical presence in over 60 locations...


Founded in 2018 by CEO James Kim, Makebot provides customized, AI-powered chatbot services to clients. A single chatbot can be...

Airport Dimensions

Airport Dimensions are the global leaders in airport lounges and traveller experiences. We continuously seek ways to open new dimensions...


Gunnebo is a major global provider of gated control solutions and passenger automation within airports. Our access control solutions provide...


AERQ is a joint venture between LG Electronics and Lufthansa Technik. It was founded in June 2019 and is headquartered...


ESP is recognised as experts in aviation IT support with a true understanding the requirements of this industry. We have...

Copenhagen Optimization

Copenhagen Optimization excels in improving airport operations and we do it through data-driven analytics and strategic consultancy combined with our...


Travel powers progress. Amadeus powers travel. Amadeus’ solutions connect travelers to the journeys they want through travel agents, search engines,...


Vision-Box is a multinational company with a presence on 5 continents and over 7,000 digital identity solutions used by more...


BAGTAG is here to revolutionise the way we travel with baggage forever. Their Electronic Bag Tags (EBT) give passengers, full,...


SITA is the air transport industry’s IT provider, delivering solutions for airlines, airports, aircraft and governments.

Travel & Accommodation

Perfect Location

Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, 9-10 November 2022, Singapore

Singapore is a highly appealing and accessible destination and a reference site for customer experience excellence. In addition, the iconic Marina Bay Sands offers world-class event facilities, ultimate luxury and breathtaking views across the city.

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FTE & APEX Asia Awards

Recognising the most customer-centric airlines and airports across Asia and Oceania

FTE APEX Asia Expo will host awards ceremonies led by both Future Travel Experience (FTE) and the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX).

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FTE & APEX Asia Networking


Driving new collaborations to create industry progression is at the heart of Future Travel Experience, and our intelligent event app with built in attendee engagement platform is the tool designed to help achieve this.

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Vital Event Information

FTE APEX Asia Expo 2022 is Asia’s biggest free to attend passenger experience and business performance expo. It provides an unrivalled platform for the industry’s most innovative solution and service providers from across Asia-Pacific and further afield to showcase their latest products and concepts designed to help airlines and airports improve end-to-end customer experiences, reduce costs, increase revenues and enhance sustainability & operational efficiency.

FTE APEX Asia Expo 2022
- November 2022
Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore

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