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08:15 - 08:50

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17:30 - 18:30

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08:15 - 08:50 35 mins
Registration and coffee
08:50 - 09:00 10 mins
Plenary
Chair's welcome
09:00 - 09:30 30 mins
Plenary
Opening address: Delivering airports for India’s future
09:30 - 10:00 30 mins
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Plenary
Transforming infrastructure for economic growth

Developing policy and planning partnerships to deliver essential sustainable transport infrastructure that will creative connectivity that drives economic growth.

10:00 - 10:30 30 mins
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Plenary
The 5-year economic outlook

How is India’s role in the global economy evolving and how are structural reforms and policy changes likely to impact the socio-economic and demographic factors that are shaping national growth?

10:30 - 11:00 30 mins
Plenary
Refreshments, networking and exhibition
11:00 - 11:30 30 mins
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Plenary
The Roadmap for airport development

Mapping the Indian airport landscape: what is the plan for the re-development of existing infrastructure, greenfield projects and network development to deliver essential capacity and keep up with demand?

11:30 - 12:15 45 mins
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Plenary
Quantifying the airport investment opportunity
  • Panellist Matthias Engler - Global Investments & Management, Fraport
  • Panellist R.K. Jain - CEO, Mumbai International Airport Ltd.
  • Panellist Sidharath Kapur - CEO, Airports, Adani Group

What can we learn from the experience of operators in the last 10 years about Indian market challenges, the role of private operators in the development of India’s airports and appetite for future investments?

12:15 - 13:00 45 mins
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Plenary
Guest address: India’s consumer economy

How is the Indian consumer evolving and what do these trends mean for the economy? How can airports put the consumer front and centre of their thinking to develop sustainable and profitable strategies for this changing market?

13:00 - 14:00 60 mins
Plenary
Lunch, networking and exhibition
14:00 - 14:30 30 mins
Info
Airport business and strategy
The dynamics of the aviation boom
  • Speaker Jitender Bhargava - Writer & Expert, Aviation

India is the fourth largest and fastest growing civil aviation market in the world.  This session will examine the characteristics of passenger growth, airline stability and the sustainability of the low fare model.

14:00 - 14:30 30 mins
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Finance and investment
Enhancing infrastructure financing in India
  • Speaker Prasad Gadkari - Head - Strategic Investments & Policy Advisory Group, National Investment & Infrastructure Fund (NIIF)
  • Challenges in the past
  • Establishment of NIIF and its role
  • Newer infrastructure financing structures
  • How the airport sector in India is shaping up from an investor perspective
14:30 - 15:15 45 mins
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Airport business and strategy
Quantifying the opportunity for airlines in India

How competitive is the Indian market for airlines in the Asian and wider global context? What can be done in partnership with airports to deliver profit from growth, develop a mature market and better yield?

14:30 - 15:15 45 mins
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Finance and investment
Financing airport projects in India
  • Panellist Bhaskar Rao - Chief Financial Officer, Bangalore International Airport

How have recent projects been financed and what is the availability and cost of funding for expansion and greenfield projects?

15:15 - 15:45 30 mins
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Airport business and strategy
Where is the “P” for “Passenger” in a PPP?
  • Speaker Sudhakar Reddy - President, Air Passengers' Association of India (APAI)
  • How has the passenger experience of air travel in India changed with new airline models and airport privatisation?
  • What do passengers want and expect in the digital age?
  • Considerations for all stakeholders, from regulators, immigration, security, airlines, public and private partners for successfully delivering a seamless journey, in new airport developments
15:15 - 15:45 30 mins
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Finance and investment
Demystifying the economic regulatory framework

Understanding the Indian tariff structures, single, dual and hybrid models.

15:45 - 16:15 30 mins
Airport business and strategy
Refreshments, networking and exhibition
15:45 - 16:15 30 mins
Finance and investment
Refreshments, networking and exhibition
16:15 - 16:45 30 mins
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Airport business and strategy
Harnessing the e-commerce boom: growing India’s cargo and logistics capabilities

What will be the dynamAiic of air cargo in 2030 and how can this be built into infrastructure and network development plans to ensure that India’s airports can take advantage of this flourishing sector?

16:15 - 16:45 30 mins
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Finance and investment
Thinking big: Aerocity and real estate projects

What are the opportunities in to make airport real estate assets work harder for the airport and create economic opportunities for the local economy?

16:45 - 17:30 45 mins
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Airport business and strategy
Beyond capacity constraints, what does 20% growth really mean for investors and operators?
  • Panellist Bashir Ahmad - Advisor - GMR Airports, formerly Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB)
  • Panellist Sidharath Kapur - CEO, Airports, Adani Group
  • Panellist Satyaki Raghunath - Chief Strategy and Development Officer, BIAL (Bangalore Intl Airport Ltd.)
  • Delivering additional capacity fast to meet escalating demand
  • Tackling airport access, local transport and environmental issues
  • Addressing the additional manpower requirements for public and private partners, upskilling senior staff, immigration and security
  • Juggling non-aeronautical and passenger revenues to meet regulated obligations
16:45 - 17:30 45 mins
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Finance and investment
Delivering ROI on small, regional and greenfield airports in India
  • Panellist Yashwant Bhave - Advisor, Independent

How can routes, concession, regulatory and revenue models be structured to make small and regional airports economically viable?

17:30 - 18:30 60 mins
Summit drinks reception