General information

The AGIFORS Airline Operations 2020 Study Group Meeting has been scheduled for 1 June to 4 June 2020 in historic, beautiful, and exotic Muscat, Oman in conjunction with our host Oman Air.


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This year’s conference is being organized once again in conjunction with the recently formed AGIFORS Aircraft Maintenance Operations study group to promote a vibrant dialog on topics that touch these business areas.  Major topics to be discussed and reviewed relate to aircraft maintenance, airport systems, aviation security, operations control, dependability, robust scheduling, integrated schedule management, tactical planning, ground resource management, disruption management, and air traffic management.  


Come and share with us your ideas, thoughts, current trends, philosophies, and latest technological advances on any of the above topics. We look forward to seeing you this year in Oman!

Conference Overview

  • A forum for airline senior managers, airline personnel, vendors, and members of academia to review the most pressing issues facing airline operations today, offer potential solutions, and provide opportunity for high level networking
  • Airline updates on what’s the latest happenings and plans in the near term for new business processes, systems replacements and/or upgrades
  • Technical presentations from leading experts in the airline industry
  • Representatives from airlines
  • Vendors exhibitions in the field of airline operations control, airport planning systems, crew management, and maintenance planning
  • A special AGIFORS MRO breakout session this year
  • Conference Registration: The delegate registration fee includes conference technical materials*, all scheduled meals and social events outlined in the meeting agenda (*delegate registration only).  The registration fee is US$400 per (airline, or academic) delegate, US$600 per industry delegate, and US$1,000 per vendor delegate.  Registrants can also add social guests for US$200, to attend all social events.  A "social guest" is a spouse, partner, child, or friend and is not a business colleague.  A "social guest" may not attend the technical program
     

Hotel

The venue for this year's conference is the beautiful and luxurious Intercontinental Hotel Muscat.  It is centrally located in the old part of the city on the beach



Discounted hotel registration is  available!  We have reserved a block of rooms on a first-come, first served basis for a price of US$130 per night (single) US$158 per night (double)


The hotel reservation link will be open by 13 March
 


Conference Keynote

The conference keynote address will be given at part of the joint session on Tuesday 2 June at 11:00 by Mark Breen - Chief Operating Officer (COO) Oman Air.


Mark Breen is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Oman Air.  He is an alumnus of Cranfield University and Harvard Business School.  He has been a top executive of a number of airlines in the past 12 years, first as COO of Sama Airlines, then Chief Operating Advisor of Cebu Pacific, COO of Al Maha Airlines, CEO of Flyadeal, EVP of Saudia Airlines, and now COO of Oman Air since last year.


Conference Information

Conference Sponsors

Gold Level US$5,000



Sponsorship Available



Silver Level US$2,500



Sponsorship Available



Bronze Level US$1,000


Sponsorship Available


If your company is interested in sponsorship opportunities, we are offering a variety of sponsorship packages for your consideration.  With each package, your company with be recognized an official sponsor for the conference, and recognized at the start of each day’s proceedings.  If you would like to sign up for one of the limited sponsorship opportunities, please complete the online submission form at your earliest convenience.

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Conference registration

Conference Agenda

The theme of this year's conference is 

Leveraging Emerging Technologies to Enhance Productivity

 

Monday
1 June 2019

 
 17:00 - 18:00

Registration

 
 19:00 - 21:00

Welcome Reception and Cocktails
 
Sponsored by 

Tuesday
2 June 2019

 
 08:00 - 08:30
Introductions / Conference Overview
 08:30 - 09:00
Technical presentation

 

 09:00 - 09:30 Technical presentation
 09:30 - 10:15

Technical presentation


 10:15 - 10:30

 Coffee Break

 10:30 - 11:00

Technical presentation


 11:00 - 12:00

Keynote Address: Mark Breen - Chief Operating Officer (COO) Oman Air


 12:00 - 13:15
 Business Lunch
 
Sponsored by 

 13:15 - 14:00

Technical presentation


 14:00 - 14:30

Vendor Presentations

    

 14:30 - 15:00

Vendor Presentations         

 15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break


 16:00 - 22.00

 Dinner in Hotel
 Sponsored by 
   

Wednesday
3 June 2019

 
 08:00 - 08:30

 Airline Updates  (3)
 09:00 - 09:30

Technical presentation


 09:30 - 10:15 Technical presentation


 10:15 - 10:30

 Coffee Break

 10:30 - 11:15

Technical presentation


 11:15 - 11:45
Technical presentation


 11:45 - 12:15
Technical presentation


 12:15 - 13:30


Business Lunch
 
Sponsored by 
 13:30 - 14:00

Airline Updates  (3)

 14:00 - 15:00

Vendor Presentations

     

     

 15:00 - 15:15

 Coffee Break

 15:15 - 18:00
 Visit to Oman Airlines Operations Center

 18:00 - 22:30

 Dinner at traditional local restaurant: Rozna
 
Sponsored by 

Thursday
4 June 2019

 
 08:00 - 08:45

Airline Updates  (3)


 08:45 - 09:30

 
Technical presentation


 09:30 - 10:15 

Technical presentation
 10:15 - 10:30

 Coffee Break

 10:30 - 11:15

Technical presentation

 

 11:15 - 11:45

Technical presentation

 11:45 - 12:15 

Technical presentation

 

 12:15 - 13:30

Business Lunch
 Sponsored by 
 13:30 - 14:00

Airline Updates  (3)


 14:00 - 15:00

Vendor Presentations


 

 15:00 - 15:30

 Coffee Break

 15:30 - 16:30
 Vendor Exhibition
 
 16:30 - 17:00 Business Meeting / Award Ceremony


 

 


17:00 Conference End


Program is tentative and may change without notice

Contact us

Address: AGIFORS President, 931 Monroe Drive,  Ste 102 #613, Atlanta, GA 30308

Phone: +1 (404) 385-6634

Email: president@agifors.org

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