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Digital Aviation Forum 2019
Digital Aviation Forum 2019
12th international conference
Location: Moscow, Renaissance Moscow Monarch Centre Date:May 23, 2019
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Report about conference 2018

Digital Aviation Forum 2018

11th international conference

How It Was

On May 31 Moscow hosted the 11th International Digital Aviation Forum which gathered more than 280 CIOs and experts of airlines, airports, business divisions of OEMs and travel agencies, IT-companies developing solutions for aviation.

Being held for the 11th time, the Forum has significantly widened both its program and format. This year, brilliant performances by the speakers gave the participants an opportunity to dip into technological future of traveling, besides the attendees had a chance to visit the Digital Aviation Hackathon where young teams developed cases and competed to find out the best among them, as well as to join showcases and workshops organized by partners of the Forum, dive into the world of cutting edge technologies in the demo-zone and get familiar with advanced startups in the traveling industry. 

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11th International Digital Aviation Forum held on May 31 at Renaissance Moscow Monarch Centre

Conference Results

280+ participants | Stream for  Travel IT | Digital Aviation Hackathon | Demo-Zone | TV Studio | Digital Technologies Exhibition
|   Showcases and Workshops Organized by Partners of the Forum     | Traveling Industry Startups | International Attendees and Speakers

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Christian Baillet, Director Airline Account Management, Amadeus

Embracing Digital Transformation — a Spotlight on What Travelers Value

Boris Padovan, Global Sales Leader Air Commerce Technologies, Travelport

Digitalization in Air Travel — the Path to Customer Excellence

Dieudonné Kamaté, Vice-President Sales, SkyLights

VR-IFE — How Can Airlines Start Leveraging VR Today

Andrey Sinkin, Director of the Directorate for Development, FSUE ZashchitaInfoTrans of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation

Integrated Digital Platform of the Russian Transport Industry

Gary Anderson, Business Development Director, Aviation Solutions, Information Management Services, Rockwell Collins

Enabling the Connected Aircraft, Today and Tomorrow

Sergey Krainy, Vice President of Business Architecture SAP Customer Experience, SAP

General Data Protection Regulation

Danil Fomenko, General Director of New Studio, Sirena-Travel

Airlines’ Trends of E-commerce

Roman Lopatko, Senior Director, Connected Aircraft Strategy, Honeywell

How Big Data and Advanced Analytics Can Help Airlines Avoid Disruptions and Keep Their Customers Happy

Sergey Tsybouk, CEO, Longest Chance Limited

New Opportunities for Airports & Airlines to Enhance the Productivity of Baggage Handling, Tracking and Management. RFID Pilot Project at Sochi International Airport

Dmitry Krasnov, Vice President, Russia & CIS, SITA

Machine Learning and Flight Disruption

Alexey Shubenkov, Sales Director, Russia & CIS, Sabre Airline Solutions

Competition Entering Our Life. Ruble Does Matter…

Jeff Lennon, VP Sales & MKT, Vision-box

Biometrics & Common-use Orchestration: How to Transform the Passenger Lifestyle Through Automation and Smart Airport Management

Alexey Novikov, Head of IT and Communications, Anapa Airport

The Implementation of IT Services that Ensure the Growth of Commercial Efficiency in the South Airports (Sochi, Krasnodar, Anapa)

Igor Novikov, Sales Manager for Russia and CIS, Skyscanner

Travel Insight Predicts the Future. How to Assess the Demand and Behavior of Travelers

Miquel Ros, Company Representative, Immfly

The Potential of Onboard Digital Platforms

Sergey Levashov, Head of the Business Analysis Center, RAMAX Group

Distribution of Aviation Services According to NDC Standards. Project Summary

David Rutnam, Manager, New Distribution Capability Regional Implementation, IATA

New Distribution Capability (NDC) — Building Airline Retailing

Alexey Kozak, CEO, KODE

Main Steps to the Mobile Application of Airline Making Profit

Sergey Komarichev, Head of Team BI, 7RedLines

The Potential of Modern BI Systems in the Aviation Industry

Among the Forum’s Delegates 2018 

Digital Aviation Forum is a world class annual trade show attended by CIOs and IT experts, heads of business divisions in the aviation and travel segment, as well as representatives of trend-setting IT solution and service providers for aviation industry.

Conference Audience 2018

Online booking services
Ground handling and aircraft equipment
Financial sector
Regulatory authorities
Job Titles
Development directors
Commercial directors
Marketing and sales directors
E-commerce specialists 

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96% recommend to attend the conference 
97% plan to attend the conference next year 

Participants Reviews

"This is unique conference, allowing industry participants to share experience in the use of innovation, which contributes to the inevitable development." - Denis Mironov, IRAERO AIRLINES JSC

"As always, on the level. Your events are the best in the country" - Viktor Titarev, Raedium Aero

"The Digital Aviation Forum is a rare event that unites and collects truly professionals who are share a common goal. The depth and relevance of the topics discussed at the forum inspires confidence in the feasibility of projects in the field of digital technologies for aviation in particular and the transport industry in general. The forum showed that the need to develop and implement Russian developments is not just a beautiful literary template or a journalistic stamp, but a reality created by the participants and organizers of the forum. Thank them all for that!" - Mikhail Petrosyants, Map Maker

"I think the agenda is spot on. It’s really we covering the topics of what the digital can enable has changes in travelling industry. I see the audience very engaged, so very promising forum." - Christian Baillet, Amadeus

“I have participated for this conference over past years and I have to say it has always been very and very good conference. Congratulations for the organizers. Forum with very good speeches, very good customer interaction, but also interaction between airlines among themselves with all the suppliers being around all the time. And it very interesting that you mention that you’ve changed the format again it is positive for this conference…”- Boris Padovan, Travelport




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Speakers` Presentations

If you want to get the presentations, please contact our coordinator:  Osipova Irina Tel.: +7 (903) 263-0281, e-mail:

Organized by

Infomost Consulting
General partner
In cooperation with
AEVT Международная Ассоциация Аэропортов
Sponsored by
Sponsorship support
Sirena Travel Sabre dialogNauka
General media partner
Avia ATO
Media partners
Russian Aviation Insider Buying Business Travel Russia Airport Suppliers Airline Suppliers Tourbus Turbiz Турбизнес tourbc