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Aircraft Finance and Lease Russia & CIS 2019
Aircraft Finance and Lease Russia & CIS 2019
12th international conference
Location: Moscow, InterContinental Moscow Tverskaya Hotel Date:April 24, 2019


  • 23 April


    24 April

    09:00 – 10:00 Morning coffee, networking

    Мoderator: Ilya Dvorkin, Partner, Allen & Overy

    2019 Industry Forecast 
    Current airline environment, manufacturers, lessors, financing and trading, forecasts. 
    Eoin Reddan, Vice-President Marketing, Avolon*

    Digital Journey in Aircraft Leasing and In-Service-Data-Enabled MRO and Material Services Management
    Valery Okyulov, Civil Aviation Adviser to President, United Aircraft Corporation, board member, GTLK

    The sanctions imact on cross-border interaction
    The latest on international sanctions and where things may go in the next 12 months. Managing sanctions risks in aviation financing transactions – risks and how to manage them. Contractual terms addressing sanctions language.
    Matthew Townsend, Partner, Allen & Overy

      Discussion with lessors “Global trends”
    Supply and demand dynamics: new and old lessors, their market shares and business models, their impact on airlines business 
    Changes in air fleets, which aircraft types are most preferable, assets value factors, aircraft oversupply evidences. Is a replacement wave coming with newer and more efficient planes or will CIS carriers skip a generation
    Is there room in the market for another scheduled widebody operator? Will CIS existing scheduled service operators begin to compete on long haul schedules services with A321NEO-LR arrival?
    Will we see new M&A, partial ownership or joint ventures in the CIS market? If another economic crisis comes, which carriers are most at risk and why?

    Moderator: Sergey Koltovich, Board Member, Magnitogorsk International Airport
    David Beker, Marketing Vice President, Air Lease Corp
    Igor Voznyuk, Marketing Vice-President, Carlyle
    Lynn Guiney, Head of EMEA, Avolon 
    Dmitry Ivanter, General Director, VTB Leasing

    11:50 – 12:20 Coffee-break, networking


    Russia and CIS: macroeconomic forecast as your compass
    Natalia Orlova, Chief Economist, Analyst, Analytical Division of Investment Department, Alfa-Bank

    Air transport market in Russia and CIS
    Alexander Fridlyand, Ph.D., Prof., Head of Research Center-19, State R&D Institute of Civil Aviation

    Discussion: building a sustainable business model – how to find your niche in the Russia and CIS air passenger market: airports and airlines
    New development strategies for airlines. The biggest challenges 
    Options for further cooperation between airlines and airports
    What are pros and contra working with Russian lessors

    Moderator: Dmitry Mirgorodsky, Partner, Concuros 
    Jamil Manizade, First Deputy Director Executive, AZAL
    Evgeny Klyucharev, CEO, RedWings Airlines
    Dmitry Tverdov, fleet development, Pobeda Airlines
    Discussion participants: representatives of S7 Airlines, Ural Airlines, Belavia, Air Astana, Begishevo Airport, Minsk Airport.

    14:00 – 15:00 Lunch, networking


    Update on SSJ-100 and MC-21 programmes status*
    Kirill Budaev, Vice-President, Marketing and Sales, Irkut, Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company

    LEAP Engine Challenges in 2019 and CFM new Approach to Lease Market
    General Overview of the CFM LEAP engine programme and 2018 achievements; the production and product Support challenges of the LEAP engine ahead in 2019; an introduction to CFM Maintenance Agreement specifically designed for leased aircraft operators.
    Laurent Pierre, Vice President Sales, CFM International

    Discussion: aircraft manufactures’ opinion
    With the current duopoly on the market, will there be space for Russian, Chinese and Japanese manufacturers?
    In what segments is there the possibility for future growth?
    Order-books: current state and optimal size
    Market structure changes: regional vs narrow-body vs ‘middle of the market’ vs wide-body

    Moderator: Alexey Sinitsky, Editor-in-Chief, ATO Journal
    Paul Ruys, Senior Sales Director, Nordic countries and CIS, Embraer
    Kirill Budaev, Vice-President, Marketing and Sales, Irkut, Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company
    Max Nilov, Regional Sales and Marketing Director, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
    Name tbc, Airbus* 

    16:30 – 16:50 Coffee-break, networking


    Taxes and taxation
    Name tbc, an audit company

    Description of the Aircraft Sector of Understanding (applicability, limitations, main terms and conditions) and BNDES support to E-JETS customers (current portfolio, recent deals, relevant transactions)
    Marcio Nobre Migon, Head of Aircraft Financing Department, BNDES* (remote presentation via Internet)

    Creditworthiness of Russian airlines in comparison to foreign carriers: key challenges for market participants
    Alexander Gushchin, Associate Director, Analytical Credit Rating Agency (ACRA)

    Airline asset value assessment, changes in lease contract accounting (IFRS16)
    Name tbc, a consulting company

    17:50 – 20:00 Cocktail, networking
    *Participation to be confirmed 
    *Organizers reserve the right to introduce changes to the program and the list of speakers; foreign speakers presense is a subject of visa formalities

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Organized by

Infomost Consulting
In cooperation with
Lufthansa Technik Allen&Overy
Sponsorship support
CFM sealine Embraer Avolon GTLK
General media partner
Media partners
ATO Russian Aviation Insider Airport Suppliers Airline Suppliers Interfax Strategy Journal