Airfinance Journal Latin America 2019

19-20 September 2019

Mexico

  • Sponsors >

  • Engine Lease Finance Corporation
    Silver Sponsor
  • Novus Aviation Capital
    Bronze Sponsor
  • DAE Capital

Event Overview

Airfinance Journal Latin America 2019 returns to Mexico City on 19th & 20th September at the St Regis. 

Last year's conference brought together over 250 aviation professionals from over 25 different countries

What to expect?

  • Network with over 250 aviation finance professionals from airlines, lessors, financiers, OEMs & service providers
  • Hear expert analysis from the most senior voices in Latin American aviation finance
  • Take in the views of Mexico City over a cocktail at the Airfinance Journal networking drinks reception

Who attends?

  • 69% of delegates at Vice President or above in 2018
  • 20+ Latin American airlines
  • 110+ different companies ranging from lessors, financiers, OEMs & service providers

Benefits of attending:

  • Establish new commercial relationships and deepen existing ones
  • Develop your understanding of key industry issues
  • Gain access to business critical contacts and make deals happen

Get in touch

Sponsorship: Samuel Webb | samuel.webb@airfinancejournal.com | +44 (0) 20 7779 8415

Speaking: Jonathon Leader |  jonathon.leader@airfinancejournal.com | +44 (0) 20 7779 8481

Attending: Kate Skinner | kate.skinner@airfinancejournal.com | +44 (0) 20 7779 8281

 

 

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Agenda

08 00 AM Chairperson's opening remarks
08 55 AM Chairperson’s opening remarks
09 00 AM Macro session: What is the state of the Latin American economy?
  • What is the state of the Latin American economy? How has the Latin American economy progressed since last year?
  • Will having operating leverage help airlines exposed to Latin America improve their balance sheets?
  • What are the challenges for the sustainable development of Latin American airlines?
09 30 AM Latin American airlines double down on commitment to new technology aircraft
  • What impact do we expect 2019 fleet renewals to have on the Latin American airline market?
  • What strategies do Latin American airlines have in place for phasing out older aircraft?
  • What role will the E2 and other regional new technology aircraft play in this marketplace?
10 10 AM Will rising costs of capital spell opportunity for lessors?

Latin American airlines have recently largely opted to buy new technology airct, taking advantage of low rates for financing and a benign macro-environment. Will this continue in the region or will raising capital costs offer lessors an opportunity to gain greater penetration?

  • John Burtz, Senior Vice President, Regional Manager, Airline Marketing - Americas, SMBC Aviation Capital
  • Walter Valarezo, Head of Americas - Sales, DAE Capital
10 50 AM Morning refreshments & networking break
11 30 AM Volaris post strong 4th quarter results

Hear Volaris' Chief Financial Officer, Fernando Suarez Gerard, deliver a presentation about Volaris' financial strategy moving forward, which structures make sense to help fund new aircraft deliveries and where he see's the state of the Mexican market for airlines.

12 00 PM Networking lunch
13 30 PM LATAM restructuring bears fruit
  • Low CAPEX & fleet requirements have allowed LATAM to reduce debt, do we expect this strategy to continue into 2019?
  • Will LATAM’s decision to tap the unsecured bond market in 2019 with a $600million offering signal further utilisation of this market space?
  • Which financing options are attractive in supporting the planned 5-7% capacity growth?
14 00 PM How strong is the demand for regional aircraft in Latin America?
  • With Latin American airlines displaying a healthy appetite for new technology narrow-body aircraft, where can regional aircraft fit into airline fleet planning strategies?
  • How can regional aircraft help overcome challenges with regards to connectivity in the region?
  • How strong is the aftermarket for these aircraft in Latin America?
14 30 PM Engine leasing continues to deliver positive yield in Latin America
15 00 PM Afternoon refreshments & networking break
15 30 PM Where can financiers most effectively deploy capital in Latin America?
  • Latin American airlines increasingly opt to own rather than lease aircraft, which financial structures are best suited to support large orders of new technology aircraft?
  • Where does the balance lie between asset, credit and jurisdiction risk in LATAM?
  • Do we expect more airlines to tap the cross border bond market?
16 10 PM Azul continues to reach new heights
  • The introduction of the A320neo to Azul’s fleet allowed them to overcome 30% higher fuel prices and 17% high FX costs – what’s next for Azul’s fleet strategy?
  • What impact does the airline envisage the introduction of the E2 having on financial performance?
  • How important will the Brazilian government’s decision to lift foreign ownership caps be on Azul moving forward?
16 40 PM What impact will the Boeing-Embraer partnership have in Latin America?
  • To what extent will the partnership bolster Embraer and Boeing’s position in Latin America?
  • Can we expect new product launches under the JV?
  • What strategy will the JV pursue in capturing the sub-130 seat segment?
17 10 PM Chairperson's closing remarks
17 20 PM Open cocktail reception
09 00 AM Morning refreshments and networking
09 30 AM Chairperson's opening remarks
09 35 AM The ULCC/LCC model continues to flourish in Latin America
  • How strong will the ULCC/LCC model prove to be in Latin America over the next 5 years?
  • What impact have we seen the emergence of low-cost operations have on legacy incumbents?
  • How well positioned are carriers to handle macro-economic deterioration?
10 15 AM What impact will the Boeing-Embraer partnership have in Latin America?
  • To what extent will the partnership bolster Embraer and Boeing’s position in Latin America?
  • Can we expect new product launches under the JV?
  • What strategy will the JV pursue in capturing the sub-130 seat segment?
10 45 AM The impact of new engine technology developments
  • What’s happening in the jet engine segment?
  • Design for revenue, not just cost
  • The future of jet engine design
11 25 AM Morning refreshments & networking break
11 55 AM Will improving economics in Argentina result in increased fleet expansion?
12 25 PM AeroMexico diversifies their financing strategy

Speakers

Ricardo Javier Sanchez Baker

Chief Financial Officer

Aeromexico

Jose Ignacio Dougnac

Chief Financial Officer

Sky Airline

John Burtz

Senior Vice President, Regional Manager, Airline Marketing - Americas

SMBC Aviation Capital

Walter Valarezo

Head of Americas - Sales

DAE Capital

Sonia Jerez Burdeus

Chief Financial Officer

Volaris

Evan Harding

LEAP/CFM Marketing Director

CFM

Sponsors

Attracting thousands of participants annually from airlines, leasing companies, financial institutions, investment houses and government bodies, our events provide you with an unparalleled platform from which to promote your organisation’s brand, products and services.

Find out more about our sponsorship opportunities

Silver Sponsor

Engine Lease Finance Corporation

Engine Lease Finance Corporation

Engine Lease Finance (ELF) is the world’s leading independent spare engine financing and leasing company, specialising in the provision of flexible short, medium and long-term spare engine support packages for the airline industry. Headquartered in Shannon, Ireland, ELF is a group company of Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Limited ("MUL"), whose shares are wholly owned by MUL. ELF has the financing power and stability to meet the varied needs of airlines and to meet the commercial challenges presented by today’s rapidly changing world markets. ELF has access to extensive funding at favourable rates, therefore ensuring low cost flexible financing for the airline. ELF’s client base includes some of the world’s most established airlines, some of the newest start-ups and many of the seasoned LCCs around the world. The client base also includes several significant MRO providers, airframe lessors and the OEMs.


Bronze Sponsor

Novus Aviation Capital

Novus Aviation Capital

Novus is an independent, privately-held aircraft leasing platform, focused on investing, leasing and financing of commercial aircraft assets. Established over 25 years ago, the Novus team operates globally out of six offices in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The company has an aircraft portfolio under management worth about USD 4 billion.

Company website: www.novus.aero

DAE Capital

DAE Capital

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd. is a globally recognised aerospace corporation and one of the largest aircraft leasing companies in the world. Headquartered in Dubai, DAE’s leasing and engineering divisions serve over 110 airline customers around the world from its six offices in Dubai, Dublin, Singapore and the US.
 
DAE’s award-winning leasing division DAE Capital has an owned, managed and committed fleet of nearly 400 Airbus, ATR and Boeing aircraft with a fleet value of US$ 14 billion. DAE’s strong capital base, its full-service, best-in-class platform and its three decades of leasing experience allows it to provide customised and comprehensive solutions to airlines to address their fleet ambitions.


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  • Book meetings with who you would like to meet and for how long you are available. 
  • Have the freedom to network in an open, relaxed environment. 

*All complimentary delegate passes are subject to approval from the Airfinance Journal Events team. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer this promotion to sell-side representatives or Investment Banks. Sell-side representatives and Investment Banks can register for this event here

 

 

Get in touch

Sponsorship: Samuel Webb | samuel.webb@airfinancejournal.com | +44 (0) 20 7779 8415

Speaking: Jonathon Leader |  jonathon.leader@airfinancejournal.com | +44 (0) 20 7779 8481

Attending: Kate Skinner | kate.skinner@airfinancejournal.com | +44 (0) 20 7779 8281

 

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Who attends

 

Get in touch

Sponsorship: Samuel Webb | samuel.webb@airfinancejournal.com | +44 (0) 20 7779 8415

Speaking: Jonathon Leader |  jonathon.leader@airfinancejournal.com | +44 (0) 20 7779 8481

Attending: Kate Skinner | kate.skinner@airfinancejournal.com | +44 (0) 20 7779 8281

 

 

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