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Testimonial: Walter Valarezo, Head of Americas Sales, DAE Capital

Event open: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT (1:00 PM – 10:00 PM BST)

Airfinance Journal Latin America 2020 returns on the 8th to 10th of September in an all-new virtual format for a much-needed key industry event. You will hear from and be able to virtually network with the industry’s leading executives from the airline, leasing, financing, manufacturing, and appraisal communities, whilst developing new leads and relationships with your peers from across the globe. Do not miss this opportunity to align and rethink your strategies in the next phase of market maturity and overcome the biggest hurdles during these turbulent times. Our goal is to provide you with a solution for today. 

During our 2019 event:

  • 94% gained new industry insights
  • 97% met their networking objectives
  • 95% gained an understanding of the market
  • 76% met current and potential customers
  • 80% gained business development opportunities
OVERALL 2019 EVENT RATING:
4.4/5

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Agenda

TIME ZONE: EDT

9:30am A Boeing market outlook

              Wendy Sowers, Director, Market Forecasting, Boeing Commercial Aircraft

10am Virtual networking & on-demand content

11am Capacity reduction and unencumbered 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 has GOL been able to access 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
 

11:30am Dedicated speed networking session

                With international business travel at a standstill, take this opportunity to network with your peers and potential customers from across the globe in this exclusive virtual networking session. 

12:40pm 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?
         Rafael Kuhn, Director, Head of Aviation Capital Markets, Deutsche Bank
         Marjan Riggi, Senior Managing Director, Head of Aviation and Transportation, KBRA
         Moderated by: Fabio Falkenburger, Partner, Machado Meyer
 
1:20pm Virtual networking & on-demand content
 

5pm Close of day 1

 

TIME ZONE: EDT

9:30am 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
 
10:05am From bias to allyship: How leaders in Latin America become champions of diversity
           Join us for a discussion about unconscious bias and its affects on women and people of colour in the aviation industry and explore solutions and tools for building allyship and promoting a more diverse and inclusive workplace.
           
           Priscilla Branco, Senior Vice President & Regional Manager, Latin America & The Caribbean, GECAS
           Carolyn Prowse, Chief Commercial Officer, Volaris
           Moderated by: Amelia Anderson, Co-Founder & President, AWAR


10:50am Virtual networking & On-demand content

 
11am Viva Air Peru fire-side chat
           
           Stephen Rapp, Chief Executive Officer, Viva Air Peru
           Interviewed by: Richard Furey, Partner, Holland & Knight LLP
 
11:30am Virtual networking & on-demand content
 

12:40pm Utilisation drop and oversupply: a look at the 2020 engine market

  • A comparative look at engine sales and leases before and after the pandemic
  • How can those engaged in this sector mitigate the impact of underutilised assets and falling rental revenue?
  • Engine asset values
        Andy Martin, Senior Marketing Manager, CFM
        Moderated by: Julian Jordan, Executive Vice-President & Head of New Business, Engine Lease Finance Corporation


1:20pm How will the COVID-19 crisis impact  airframe 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 do lessors have in supporting airline customers during the crisis?

         Walter Valarezo, Head of Americas Sales, DAE Capital

         Douglas Walker, Managing Director & Head of Global Origination, Seabury Consulting & Corporate Advisory

         Moderated by: Bernardo Rodriguez Ossa, Partner, Parra Rodriguez Abogados

2pm Virtual networking & on-demand content
 
5pm Close of day 4

TIME ZONE: EDT

9:30am Will VivaAerobus’ low-cost strategy hold amidst rising costs of capital? 

  • As the cost of financing increases due to uncertainty resulting from COVID-19, how effectively will the carrier be able to manage cost structures 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
 

10am Virtual networking & on-demand content

11am Will a combination of traffic collapse and narrowbody OEM challenges reshape Latin American fleets?
  • Narrowbody aircraft values pre and post the pandemic
  • How will the collapse of traffic impact the economics of flying new technology narrowbody aircraft?
  • What other options make sense for Latin American airlines looking to diversify their fleet composition?

         Vagner Ricardo, Marketing Manager, Embraer Commercial Aircraft

         Moderated by: Carlos Sierra, Partner, Sierra Abogados

11:30am Virtual networking & on-demand content

12:40pm Bonus airline closing keynote – Sky Airlines

                Jose Ignacio Dougnac, Chief Executive Officer, Sky Airlines

1:10pm Virtual networking & on-demand content

5pm Close of virtual conference

 

Jose Ignacio Dougnac

Chief Executive Officer

Sky Airlines

Fabio Falkenburger

Fabio Falkenburger

Partner

Machado Meyer

Richard Furey

Richard Furey

Partner

Holland & Knight LLP

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Jose Golffier

Chief Financial Officer

VivaAerobus

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Darren Hulst

Vice President, Commercial Marketing

Boeing Commercial Aircraft

Julian Jordan

Julian Jordan

Executive Vice-President & Head of New Business

Engine Lease Finance Corporation

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Rafael Kuhn

Director, Head of Aviation Capital Markets

Deutsche Bank

Richard Lark

Richard Lark

Chief Financial Officer

GOL

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Andy Martin

Senior Marketing Manager

CFM

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Bernardo Rodriguez Ossa

Partner

Parra Rodriguez Abogoados

Mike Powell

Executive Chairman

Flybondi

Stephen Rapp

Stephen Rapp

Chief Executive Officer

Viva Air Peru

Vagner Ricardo

Vagner Ricardo

Marketing Manager

Embraer Commercial Aircraft

Marjan Riggi

Marjan Riggi

Senior Managing Director, Head of Aviation & Transportation

KBRA

Carlos Sierra

Carlos Sierra

Partner

Sierra Abogados

Wendy Sowers

Wendy Sowers

Director, Market Forecasting

Boeing Commercial Aircraft

Amelia Anderson updated

Amelia Anderson

Co-Founder & President

AWAR

Walter Valarezo

Walter Valarezo

Head of Americas Sales

DAE Capital

Priscilla Branco

Priscilla Branco

Senior Vice President & Regional Manager, Latin America & The Caribbean

GECAS

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