Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 04 from April from 2024

III TURESPAÑA-AENA Air Connectivity Conference

The Third TURESPAÑA-AENA Air Connectivity Conference, which focuses on tourist destinations, will be held on 4th April in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The conference aims to boost the development of international air connectivity, while coordinating key messages sent between destinations and collaborators in a unified and effective way. Organised by Turespaña and AENA, in collaboration with Turismo de Gran Canaria. Venue: Alfredo Kraus Auditorium, Avda. Principe de Asturias s/n, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. PROGRAM Wednesday 03rd April 2024 21:00 - 23:00  Welcome dinner at the "Hacienda La ReKompensa". Courtesy Turismo Gran Canaria and Turespaña. (Cam. del Laurel, 9, 35413 Arucas, Las Palmas)    Thursday 04th April 2024 Venue: Alfredo Kraus Auditorium, Avda. Principe de Asturias s/n, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. 08:45 – 09:15 REGISTRATION & WELCOME TO DELEGATES     9:15 – 09:30 Official Opening. Introduction to the Event Antonio Morales Mendez / President Cabildo de Gran Canaria Introduction to the event: Miguel Sanz (TURSPAin) e Ignacio Biosca (AENA)    09:30 – 10:30 ROUND TABLE. SITUATION OS THE AVIATION SECTOR: Air connectivity in Spain. Aviation sector outlook. TURSPAIN (Miguel Sanz) / IATA (Sergio Fernández) / AENA (Ignacio Biosca). Moderator: Gran Canaria Tourism (Pablo Llinares)    10:30 – 11:00 AIRLINE PRESENTATION (I): New operational bases set up and definition process by airlines AIR BALTIC - Mantas Vrubliauskas / VP Network Development    11:00 – 11:30 GENERAL PRESENTATION: Challenges of traffic growth at tourist airports. AENA - Luis López Chapí / Director Canary Islands airport group    11:30 – 12:00  BREAK. NETWORKING COFFEE    12:00 – 12:30 AIRLINE PRESENTATION (II): The implementation of strategic development projects for an airline WIZZ AIR - Laszlo Csaki / Airport Development Manager    12:30 – 13:00 CASE STUDY I - DESTINATION: Good practices from tourism destination : GRAN CANARIA TURISMO GRAN CANARIA - Pablo Llinares / Managing Director    13:00 – 14:00 ROUND TABLE. AIRLINES: Development opportunities for air connectivity in Spain and the key elements necessary in destinations to achieve them AIR EUROPA / BINTER / EASYJET / JET2 / SAS - Manuel Panadero /Samuel Ferrera /Anca Siia /Ricard Querol /Kevin Cendales Moderator: AENA    14:00 – 15:30 NETWORKING LUNCH    15:30 – 16:00 CASE STUDY II - DESTINATION: Good practices from tourism destination: ASTURIAS PRINCIPADO DE ASTURIAS - Jorge García López / Vice Minister of Infrastructure and Mobility. Responsible for Air Connectivity Policy    16:00 – 16:30 AIRLINE PRESENTATION (III): Development of the network of an airline group and the adaptation of each of the airlines to the different markets and types of routes IAG GROUP (VUELING / IBERIA / AIR NOSTRUM) - Daniel Reus / Pablo Pavón / Miguel Oliver    16:30 – 17:00 AIRLINE PRESENTATION (IV): Looking at the future. Opportunities for Spain RYANAIR - Elena Cabrera / Country Manager Spain, France, Portugal & Morocco/p>    17:00 – 17:15 CLOSING AND REMARKS OF THE DAY. - SUMMARY OF THE SESSION Felipe Formariz / Deputy Director General. Strategy and Services to Tourist - Sector (TURSPAIN)    In order to attend this conference, prior registration is mandatory as there are LIMITED SPACES. The deadline for receipt of applications is March 28th, 2024 (until 14:00, Madrid local time) at the following link: REGISTRATION FORM More information in