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LATIN AMERICA 2020

SEPTEMBER 10 - 11 2020

MEXICO CITY // #afjMexico

Testimonial: Walter Valarezo, Head of Americas Sales, DAE Capital
OVERALL EVENT RATING:
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94% gained new insights from industry news

95% gained a better understanding of the market

76% were able to meet current & potential customers

80% gained business development opportunities

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Agenda

14:00 Introductory remarks from Airfinance Journal

 Laura Mueller, Managing Director, Airfinance Journal

14:05 Capacity reduction and unemcumbered assets: GOL’s strategy             for a post-COVID-19 environment

  • What might GOL’s fleet look like in 2021 compared to today?
  • Which financing sources have GOL been able toa ccess since the outbreak and how has this changed since 2019?
  • Will GOL’s increased fleet efficiency pay dividends when global travel restarts?
          Richard Lark, Chief Financial Officer, GOL

 

14:55 Will the COVID-19 outbreak dampen the financing available                 for new technology aircraft in Latin America?

  • A financing environment defined by cheap interest and lease rates made new technology narrowbodies the staple of Latin American fleets, will those sources of financing still be there as aviation restarts?
  • Where does the financing of current orders stand in the aftermath of the pandemic?
  • Do we expect shifting asset values to impact demand for this metal in the region?
         TBD
 
15:40 Closing remarks by Airfinance Journal
           Laura Mueller, Managing Director, Airfinance Journal

14:00 Introductory remarks from Airfinance Journal

 Laura Mueller, Managing Director, Airfinance Journal

14:05 Flybondi’s ULCC model 

  • What will Flybondi’s fleet look like in 2021 compared to today?
  • do we expect Flybondi’s financing sources to change as a result of the crisis?
  • How has Flybondi’s strict ULCC business model been impacted by the outbreak and retraction of cheap funding?
         Mike Powell, Executive Chairman, Flybondi
 
14:55 How will the COVID-19 crisis impact lease rates and terms in             Latin America?
  • Lease rate comparison before/after COVID-19
  • Will we see a “return to normal” with regards to lease terms, including altering return conditions and maintenance reserve agreements?
  • What options to lessors have in supporting airline customers during the crisis?

TBD

15:40 Closing remarks by Airfinance Journal
           Laura Mueller, Managing Director, Airfinance Journal

14:00 Introductory remarks from Airfinance Journal

 Laura Mueller, Managing Director, Airfinance Journal

14:05 Will VivaAerobus’ low-cost strategy hold amidst rising costs               of capital? 

  • As cost of financing increase due to uncertainty resulting from COVID-19 how effectively will the carrier be able to manage cost structrues throughout the organisation?
  • How strong is VivaAerobus’ position in the domestic Mexican market and what impact has COVID-19 had on that?
  • Which sources of financing will VivaAerobus look to in 2021?
         Jose Golffier, Chief Financial Officer, VivaAerobus
 
14:55 Will a combination of traffic collapse and narrowbody OEM                 challenges reshape Latin American fleets?
  • Narrowbody aircraft values pre and post the pandemic
  • How traffic collapse impact the economics of flying new technology narrowbody aircraft?
  • What other options make sense for Latin American airlines looking to diversify their fleet composition?

         TBD

15:40 Bonus airline closing keynote – Sky Airlines

           Jose Ignacio Dougnac, Chief Executive Officer, Sky Airlines

16:10 Closing remarks by Airfinance Journal

           Laura Mueller, Managing Director, Airfinance Journal

SPEAKERS

Richard Lark

Richard Lark

Chief Financial Officer

GOL

Mike Powell

Executive Chairman

Flybondi

Jose Ignacio Dougnac

Chief Executive Officer

Sky Airlines

Male Blank

Jose Golffier

Chief Financial Officer

VivaAerobus