Events


Airfinance (which includes The Airline Analyst) is the portfolio of market leading products which serve the aviation finance industry. Airfinance is the market leader in international aviation finance conferences too. For over 20 years we have created an unrivalled portfolio of aviation events, with senior-level conferences and training courses in the UK, Ireland, USA, Brazil, India, China, Dubai, Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong.

All events can also be viewed on the airfinance.com/events page.


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Future events
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11th Annual China Airfinance Conference
Date: 05 June 2013 - 07 June 2013
Venue: The Ritz-Carlton Pudong, Shanghai, China

China has become the single most important market in civil aviation, both in terms of profit and in terms of passenger growth. The Chinese aviation market presents many opportunities for domestic and international players, and the 11th Annual China Airfinance Conference is the most respected and effective forum to discuss these opportunities, amongst a who’s of who of senior professionals from the global aviation markets.

Key topics over the two-day conference include:

  • The changing landscape of the China's onshore leasing industry
  • Financing mix of airlines in 2014
  • Assessing loans and bonds as future aircraft financing tools
  • Setting strategies in evolving Chinese and global aircraft leasing markets

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11th Annual Russia & CIS Airfinance Conference
Date: 27 June 2013 - 28 June 2013
Venue: Kempinski, Moscow

Airfinance Events presents the 11th Annual Russia & CIS Airfinance Conference, Kempinski Hotel, Moscow, 27-28 June 2013

The Russia-CIS aviation market is seeing tremendous growth supported by some ambitious airlines and fast growing local leasing companies. Airfinance Journal presents its 11th annual Moscow gathering, offering a networking platform for top decision makers in Russia-CIS aviation and investors from across the world.

Join us on 27th and 28th June 2013 at the Kempinski Hotel in Moscow to network with over 250 airlines, local and international financiers, investors, leasing companies, export credit agencies, manufacturers, government representatives and many others.

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9th Annual Latin America Airfinance Conference
Date: 12 September 2013 - 13 September 2013
Venue: Windsor Atlantica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Airfinance Events present the 9th Annual Latin America Airfinance Conference, Windsor Atlantica, 12-13 September 2013

Airfinance Journal's Rio conference has become the meeting point for all players in the Latin American aviation finance market. Now in its 9th year the conference is widely recognized as the best opportunity to meet regional airlines and local investors all at once in the one place. In September 2013 we will be bring together the CEOs, CFOs and Treasurers of the most active airlines in Latin America including LATAM, Gol, Avianca-TACA, Aeromexico, Copa, Azul, Aerolíneas Argentinas, Trip,

Volaris together with the heads of aircraft finance at the world’s major banks, but also senior representatives from leasing companies, export credit agencies, OEMs, private equity firms, hedge funds and many others.

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The 11th Annual Middle East and Africa Airfinance Conference
Date: 24 September 2013 - 25 September 2013
Venue: Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai

Following a decade of success, The 11th Annual Middle East and Africa Conference brings another excellent event focussed on this exciting and evolving market. Euromoney Seminars and AirFinanceJournal bring together their respective expertise to produce a high quality conference to explore key market trends and opportunities in 2013.

Don’t miss your opportunity to hear discussions from thought-leaders in the industry on the rapidly expanding role that the capital markets are playing in the region, tightening terms for ECA backed deals, and the need for greater specialism in the second hand financing.

Join us in September 24th & 25th to:

  • Hear high level discussion about trends and opportunities in the market to make sure you stay ahead of your competitors
  • Learn from a diverse and esteemed group of industry professionals about innovations in the air financing world and how these may improve your business opportunities
  • Network with key industry leaders

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16th Annual Global Airfinance Conference Dublin
Date: 22 January 2014 - 23 January 2014
Venue: Four Seasons Hotel, Dublin, Ireland

In 2013 welcomed over 1000 delegates of the highest calibre in the beautiful setting of the Four Seasons hotel Dublin. We would like to say thank you to the main part of what makes our event excellent year after year – our delegates.

Thank you for your loyalty and support over the years. Your attendance and input are invaluable.

New in 2013 - The Airfinance network, the speaker green room, the on stage interviews, the email the chairman and even the shuttle bus we designed it all with you in mind. We hope you enjoyed the event and we are looking forward to seeing you again at our event in 2014!

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Previous Events
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15th Annual Global Airfinance Conference Dublin (January 22nd - 24th) will feature senior representatives from the world's largest airlines, leasingcompanies, commercial banks, export credit agencies, private equity firms, investment banks, manufactures, law firms and many more other organisations involved in aircraft financing.

FEATURES
With over 15 years of expertise, we are the only event to bring you:

Over 100 top industry speakers
1,000+
key industry players
150+
Airline representatives
Bespoke client meeting space, ice breakers and cocktail receptions for more networking opportunities

NEW FOR 2013:
Special discounts for loyal customers & ISTAT members
Gavin Esler, presenter of ‘Newsnight’,
conducts a series of airline executives interviews
Keynote address by Howard Putman, former CEO of Southwest Airlines
On-stage industry leaders’ Oxford style debate
Re-designed & improved agenda
Free airline places
Complimentary airport transfer
Free access to the Airfinance Network,
contact over 3,000 prospective clients before, during and after the conference


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Latin America School of Aviation Finance 2012
10 Sep 12 - 12 Sep 12 | Rio de Janeiro 

For over 15 years, Airfinance Events has brought aviation finance professionals around the world a very comprehensive and interactive School of Aviation Finance taught by a first rate faculty of market practitioners.

will feature senior representatives from the world's largest airlines, leasingcompanies, commercial banks, export credit agencies, private equity firms, investment banks, manufactures, law firms and many more other organisations involved in aircraft financing. With over 15 years of expertise, we are the only event to bring you:key industry playersAirline representatives for more networking opportunities conducts a series of airline executives interviews former CEO of Southwest Airlines On-stage industry leaders’ Oxford style debate contact over 3,000 prospective clients before, during and after the conference For over 15 years, Airfinance Events has brought aviation finance professionals around the world a very comprehensive and interactive School of Aviation Finance taught by a first rate faculty of market practitioners.

This September, Airfinance Events will for the first time facilitate a School of Aviation Finance in Rio de Janeiro, thus allowing Latin American aircraft finance professionals to benefit from the extensive knowledge of our school faculty.

The Latin America School of Aviation Finance is supported by GECAS and Holland & Knight.

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8th Annual Latin America Airfinance Conference
13 Sep 12 - 14 Sep 12 | Windsor Atlantica, Rio de Janeiro

Economic growth in Latin America is enabling the rise of a new travelling middle class. At a time when the global economy is trying to stabilize, Latin America’s GDP is growing faster than the rest of the world at an average annual rate of 5%. Latin American air traffic is expected to follow suit, growing more than 6% per year over the next 20 years and giving rise to some extremely fast growing carriers in a more consolidated industry.

Now in its 8th year, Airfinance Journal’s Rio conference has established itself as the meeting point for all main players in the Latin American aviation finance market and will be bringing together the CEOs/CFOs/Treasurers of the most active airlines in Latin America together with senior representatives from the world’s major banks, leasing companies, export credit agencies, aircraft and engine manufacturers, private equity firms, law firms, consultancies and many others involved in aircraft financing.