JITI 2014 Airport Seminar
Enhancing Airport Value

June 12, 2014 

The Willard InterContinental Washington
1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Since its creation over 20 years ago, U.S. Open Skies policy has spread throughout Europe and Asia. As the United States has reached Open Skies agreements (OSAs) with over 114 nations from around the world, it can be said that the greater part of global aviation market has liberalized today.

Because of such this widespread liberalization, international carriers have expanded both their markets and flight frequency, meaning lower fares. Moreover, alliance formation has led to closer cooperation among carriers, and their strategic global network planning is progressing.

On the other hand, due to stronger cooperation among the carriers, issues with OSAs have increasingly emerged, such as oligopolies in some markets and intensification of competition among traditional alliances – in part thanks to newcomers outside of the alliances.

 

JITI invited airline representatives from around the world to discuss issues and current network expansion circumstances in the global aviation market and the propriety of future growth of OSA liberalization.

 

 

Opening Remarks:

 

  • Makoto Washizu

    • President JITI USA

Keynote Speeches

 

  • Cheryl Nashir

    • Associate Deputy Airport Director, Revenue Development and Management, 
      San Francisco International Airport

  • Helen M. Tremont 

    • Director, Office of Commercial Management, 
      Maryland Aviation Administration
      Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

  • Brad Miller

    • Corporate Development Director, 
      Manchester Airports Group (MAG)

  • Katsuhiro Yamaguchi

    • Executive Officer, International Relations & Business Development, 
      New Kansai International Airport Company (NKIAC)

  • Seth Lehman

    • Senior Director, Global Infrastructure and Project Finance Group, 
      Fitch Ratings

Panel Discussion:

 

  •  Michael Fleming (moderator)

    • Partner, The Wicks Group

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