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A4E Aviation Summit 2020 (Panel 3: CEO Debate)


Panel 3: CEO Debate

What does sustainable aviation look like in 2040 and beyond? What are the realistic timelines for using future technologies? Is Flight Shaming impacting passenger demand? What do the CEOs expect of this new European Commission?

(From left to right):
Guy Johnson, Moderator, Bloomberg;
Christian Scherer, COO Airbus;
Johan Lundgren, CEO easyJet;
Michael O’Leary, CEO Ryanair Holdings;
Carsten Spohr, CEO Lufthansa Group;
Willie Walsh, CEO IAG;
Ihssane Mounir, SVP Boeing;
Benjamin Smith, CEO Air France-KLM.

About A4E

Launched in 2016, Airlines for Europe (A4E) is Europe’s largest airline association, based in Brussels. The organisation advocates on behalf of its members to help shape European aviation policy to the benefit of consumers, ensuring a continued safe and competitive air transport market. A4E is one of the initiators of European aviation’s Destination 2050 decarbonisation roadmap, with a pledge to reach net zero CO2 emissions from all flights within and departing Europe by 2050. In 2019, A4E members carried more than 720 million passengers via a modern fleet of over 3,000 aircraft – accounting for more than 70 per cent of the continent’s journeys. Members with air cargo and mail activities transport more than 5 million tons of goods each year to more than 360 destinations either by freighters or passenger aircraft. Follow us on Twitter @A4Europe.