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We are very excited to finally have another face-to-face conference, after three years of meeting virtually due to the COVID pandemic.  So, after our last in-person conference in Paris, in 2019, the AGIFORS Airline Operations 2023 Study Group Meeting will be scheduled for Tuesday, June 6 through Friday, June 9, 2023 in historic and beautiful Mexico City in conjunction with our host Aeroméxico.

In addition to a robust technical program, we will once again return to having a social program.  Our 2023 social program for this conference will include an afternoon visit to the great pyramids of the Sun and the Moon at Teotihuacan, on the outskirts of Mexico City.

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 in 2023 in Mexico City!


The venue for this year's conference is the Sheraton Maria Isabel Reforma - a beautiful and luxurious hotel centrally located in the business heart of Mexico City. 

Here you can see the view of the main avenue of Mexico City's commercial district - Reforma -from a window of the Sheraton.

We will also be providing free shuttle service to one of the world's finest museums - the Museo Antropologico - 13,000 years of human history in Mexico 

Discounted hotel registration is available! 

We have reserved a block of rooms at a rate of US$125 per night on a first-come, first served basis 

Conference Keynote

The keynote speaker for the conference is Santiago Diago, COO of Aeromexico.  He will be speaking the morning of Tuesday, June 6.

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 fees are as follows (late registration is in effect, as of May 21):
  • Airline member delegates: US$450
  • Academic member delegates: US$550
  • All other member delegates: US$950
  • All non-member delegates:  Add US$100 to your appropriate category above
  • Social guest registration: 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.

Registration is now open!

Register now

Host Airline

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
The theme of this year's conference is 

"Airline Resiliency from Disruptive Events: Modernizing the Planning Process, Tools, and Technology for Fast Recovery"

This conference aims to promote the development of strategies and tools to help airlines recover quickly and efficiently from disruptive events and measure the effectiveness of decisions and tools, both operationally, environmentally, and financially.

Additional to the technical agenda

  • Airline updates: what’s the latest, near term plans for new business processes, systems replacements, upgrades
  • Technical presentations from leading airline industry experts
  • Representatives from airlines
  • Vendors exhibitions: airline operations control, airport planning, crew management, maintenance planning

Technical Program and Agenda

The conference will feature 13 technical presentations on airline operations and 9 technical presentations on aircraft maintenance.

Our full technical program of abstracts is HERE

The complete agenda for the conference, including all social events, is HERE

As a special feature of the conference, we will also have a panel discussion:

How can the industry proactively enhance disruptive management and achieve fast recovery when overcoming challenges posed by technology and tools

Panelists: Michael Clarke (CAE), Jeff Meaney (Air Canada), Tim Niznik (American Airlines) & Daniel Stecher (IBS)

Conference Sponsors

Gold Level US$5,000

 &  Partnership


Silver Level US$3,500

Bronze Level US$2,000

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