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  • 12-13 June 2018

British-Irish Airports Showcase & Operations Conference

“Critical airport infrastructure development across the UK and Ireland. Improving every aspect of airport safety, operation, commercial performance, and development”

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Tuesday 12th June - Day 1


09:00 - 09:30

Registration
Tuesday 12th June 10:30 - 11:30

Case studies of critical infrastructure development across the UK and island of Ireland Part I

CONFERENCE MODERATOR


Chairman
Paul Kehoe
Chairman
Realtimeknowledge.com

KEYNOTE


Dublin Airport’s new North Runway: Serving a key European gateway to North America

Head of Strategy, daa, Stakeholder Lead North Runway
Miriam Ryan
Head of Strategy, daa, Stakeholder Lead North Runway
Dublin Airport

What this paper is about: Scheduled to be delivered by 2021, Dublin Airport’s North Runway will create 1,200 jobs in the construction supply chain while delivering a 31% gain in connectivity for the all-Ireland economy by 2034, underpinning Dublin’s position as a leading European Airport, and a key European gateway to North America.

PRESENTATION


Shannon Airport: The €15 million rehabilitation of Ireland’s longest runway

Operations Director
Niall Maloney
Operations Director
Shannon Airport

What this paper is about: The runway rehabilitation, part of an overall €20 million plus development programme, required Runway 06/24 to be re-checked and operational before 06.00 each day. While this procedure is well-rehearsed at major hubs, how did Shannon, a uniquely-sized and uniquely-busy transatlantic airport, set about assembling the necessary skills and know-how for this complex renovation?

PRESENTATION


London Luton Airport: Vision for Sustainable Growth 2020-2050, and the £225 million Direct Air to Rail Transit

Development Director
Anita Gackowska
Development Director
London Luton Airport

In April London Luton Airport Limited commenced ground-breaking on the £225 million Direct Air to Rail Transit (DART) which will transform access to LTN by providing three-minute transfers from the national rail network when completed in 2021. Meanwhile the Vision for Sustainable Growth 2020-2050 masterplan, shortly to be under consultation, will potentially raise capacity to 38 million off the existing single runway.


11:30 - 12:00

Refreshment Break
Tuesday 12th June 12:00 - 13:00

Case studies of critical infrastructure development across the UK and island of Ireland Part II

PRESENTATION


Edinburgh Airport’s £220 million Capital Investment Programme

Director of Passenger Experience
David Feltham
Director of Passenger Experience
Edinburgh Airport

What this paper is about: Edinburgh Airport’s £220m+ capital investment programme over the next five years includes an on-going £80 million terminal extension designed to support forecasted growth of up to 16.5million passengers in 2021

PRESENTATION


Cornwall Airport Newquay: The growing pains of the UK’s fastest-growing airport, and Candidate Spaceport

Managing Director
Al Titterington
Managing Director
Cornwall Airport Newquay

Cornwall Airport Newquay welcomed 453,000 passengers in 2017, its third consecutive year of double-digit growth (23%) making it the fastest-growing UK airport in 2017. The latest route launches to the UK’s surfing capital were Eurowings’ weekly services to Stuttgart and Berlin in May. Meanwhile, as one of two Candidate Spaceports hoping to qualify for a £10 million UK government grant, if successful what scale of additional operational change would this require, and what would the investment involve?

PRESENTATION


The £600 million Stansted Airport Transformation Programme

Programme Delivery Director – Stansted Transformation
Paul Willis
Programme Delivery Director – Stansted Transformation
London Stansted Airport

What this paper is about: The scope and scale of the Stansted Transformation Programme and the further opportunities to take part.


13:00 - 14:00

Lunch
Tuesday 12th June 14:00 - 15:00

Case studies of critical infrastructure development across the UK and island of Ireland Part III

PRESENTATION


Carlisle Lake District Airport – the strategy for development of the UK’s newest commercial airport and the Stobart plan to grow London Southend Airport from 1.1 million to 2.5 million passengers

CEO
Glyn Jones
CEO
Stobart Aviation

PRESENTATION


The £480 million London City Airport Development Programme

Chief Development Officer
Peter Adams
Chief Development Officer
London City Airport

What this paper is about: City Airport Development Programme (CADP) will significantly change London City Airport, with improved facilities for customers, an expanded offer of flights, and greater space to accommodate increasing passengers, enabling annual passengers to grow from the current 4.5 million to 6.5 million.


15:00 - 16:00

Refreshment Break
Tuesday 12th June 16:00 - 17:00

Key British-Irish airports operational case studies

PRESENTATION


Alternative fuels and vehicles: Further developing daa’s Sustainability Strategy

Head of Health, Safety, Sustainability and Environment
Dr Mary Kerins
Head of Health, Safety, Sustainability and Environment
daa, Dublin Airport

Further British-Irish operational paper to be confirmed

Wednesday 13th June - Day 2

Wednesday 13th June 09:30 - 10:45

OPENING KEYNOTES

KEYNOTE


Gatwick’s new £1.15 billion Capital Investment Programme

CEO
Stewart Wingate
CEO
Gatwick Airport

What this paper is about: Gatwick is halfway through a £2.7 billion transformation. Having already spent £1.5 billion, it has now embarked on a new £1.15 billion five-year plan: “As we plan to grow towards 50 million passengers, we will focus on efficiency and service so that our passengers continue to receive the airport experience they expect, in the most sustainable manner possible.”

CASE STUDY


Belfast City Airport £15 million investment to “significantly enhance the passenger journey”

CEO
Brian Ambrose
CEO
George Best Belfast City Airport

What this paper is about: In 2018 George Best Belfast City Airport announced a £15 million infrastructure investment that will include a major upgrade of departures (including a 30% increase in retail space), renewal of the central security area and hold baggage screening facilities, as well as the purchase of a new fleet of airport fire appliances.

CASE STUDY


Helping smaller regional airports from Bournemouth to Derry prosper through effective management and collaboration

Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Bell
Chief Executive Officer
Regional & City Airports (RCA)

With the acquisition of Bournemouth Airport, Regional & City Airports (RCA) is actively building its portfolio of owned or managed airports which now includes Norwich, Exeter and Coventry, and management contracts for Blackpool, Derry and Solent Airport. How does this growth translate into the corporate aims of “enabling our airports to benefit from the economies of scale, shared best practice and a consistent commercial return traditionally enjoyed by larger hub airports”?


10:45 - 11:30

Refreshment Break
Wednesday 13th June 11:30 - 12:30

The British-Irish Airports Operations Roundtable

ROUNDTABLE


Operations Director
Ceri Mashlan
Operations Director
Cardiff Airport
Operations Director
Mark Johnston
Operations Director
Glasgow Airport
Operations Director
Niall Maloney
Operations Director
Shannon Airport
 Operations Director
Rob Cooke
Operations Director
Doncaster Sheffield Airport

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch

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