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09:15 - 09:30 15 mins
Introduction to Airport Business and Finance Seminar
Registration and coffee
09:30 - 10:00 30 mins
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Introduction to Airport Business and Finance Seminar
Introduction: Aviation and the economy

Examining how aviation has evolved over the last 30 years in relation to recent history: how have the macro-economic and political environment, and events such as the oil price drop, 9/11 and the financial crisis impacted the industry? This session will pinpoint the risk factors in aviation, the characteristics of its growth and measure its resilience.

10:00 - 11:00 60 mins
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Introduction to Airport Business and Finance Seminar
The Airport business model
  • Costs and operating expenses
  • Revenues: aeronautical vs non-aeronautical
  • Growth, planning and capex
  • Dynamics of airport profit
  • Investment and finance
11:00 - 11:30 30 mins
Introduction to Airport Business and Finance Seminar
Networking and refreshments break
11:30 - 12:30 60 mins
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Introduction to Airport Business and Finance Seminar
The economic regulation of airports
  • Models of economic regulation for airports
  • Applications of airport economic regulation around the world
  • Implications of regulation on investment in airports
13:00 - 14:00 60 mins
Introduction to Airport Business and Finance Seminar
Lunch
14:00 - 14:45 45 mins
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Introduction to Airport Business and Finance Seminar
The Airline business model and considerations for airports

Deconstructing today’s airline business models from legacy to LCCs, charter to cargo and the new hybrids

Understanding and delivering on airline requirements

Creating a symbiotic relationship

14:45 - 15:15 30 mins
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Introduction to Airport Business and Finance Seminar
Traffic forecasting
  • Forecasting techniques
  • Understanding aircraft movements, passenger flows and strategic vs operational forecasting
  • Maximising forecast data in development planning
15:15 - 15:45 30 mins
Introduction to Airport Business and Finance Seminar
Networking and refreshments break
15:45 - 16:45 60 mins
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Introduction to Airport Business and Finance Seminar
Airport ownership models

Comparing and contrasting different airport ownership and capital structure models around the world, detailing the latest developments from full privatisations to PPPs, joint ventures, concession arrangements, private equity placements and licenses.

16:45 - 17:45 60 mins
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Introduction to Airport Business and Finance Seminar
Financial planning and ROI
  • Identifying opportunities to ensure assets are well managed in support of short-term strategic goals.
  • Capital planning: strategies for managing, directing, and controlling the efficiency and effectiveness of capital resource over the life-cycle of the airport business
  • Understanding the role of the financial investor in supporting airport development efforts whilst achieving shareholder return-on-investment obligations
17:45 - 18:00 15 mins
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Introduction to Airport Business and Finance Seminar
Chariman's summary and AOB

Quantifying the growth opportunity for airport businesses