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We are delighted to announce Opportunities in Business Jets, the 6th Annual Conference, taking place in Malta on Wednesday, 21st March, 2018.

Now an established event on the business aviation calendar, Opportunities in Business Jets will once again offer international delegates the perfect occasion for networking with key industry contacts. With a strong emphasis on panel discussions, attendees enjoy the opportunity to interact and debate major issues with senior speakers and panellists

Chaired by Richard Koe, Managing Director, WINGX Advance, Opportunities in Business Jets will focus on:
* The Future for Aircraft Ownership and Operations
* Aircraft ownership structuring and tax
* The Impact of Brexit on the Business Aviation Industry
* Focus on Malta
* Market Consolidation
* The Economics of Aircraft Maintenance

Opportunities in Business Jets, the 6th Annual Conference, will be an essential event for operators, OEM’s, MROs, lawyers, corporate service providers, brokers, managers, FBOs, registries, tax advisors and associations interested in business aviation.

For more information about speaking or sponsorship opportunities, please contact:
Lorna Titley T: +1 604 996 6937 E:
Alison Singhal T: +44 203 560 8154

08.00Refreshments and registration
Session One: Welcome to the conference
Conference chaired by:
Richard Koe, Managing Director, WINGX Advance
09.00Conference Organiser’s opening remarks
09.05Conference Chairman’s welcome to the conference
09.15Opening address
09.30Keynote presentation:
The Future for Business Jets: Looking forward to the best decade ever
*As a decade of recession nears its end, what do the next 10 years hold for the
business aviation industry?
*A projection of aircraft production over the next decade
*What growth can we expect?
*Why will it be the best ever?
Session Two: The Future for Aircraft Ownership and Operations
09.55Presentation: What the major themes in aircraft-ops will be in the next decade?
10.15Presentation: A changing landscape in procurement
Miles Bailey, Director Supply Chain Services, AVIAA
10.35Questions and Discussion
Session Three: Aircraft Sales & Purchases
11.15Presentation: The in-service aircraft market
* A review of current Market Demand and its relationship to the inventory fleet’s Asset Quality.
* The relationship between Ask Prices, final Transaction Values, and prevailing Future Value trends.
* Aircraft marketability – might you be your aircraft’s final owner?
Anthony Kioussis, President & CEO, Asset Insight LLC
11.35Panel discussion: The Future of Aircraft Sales
Session Four: Aircraft ownership structuring and tax
12.20Presentation: What will be the likely impact of the Paradise Papers on the business jet industry and ownership?
12.40Questions and Discussion
Session Five: The Impact of Brexit on the Business Aviation Industry
14.20Panel Discussion
Session Six: Market Consolidation
Session Seven:The Economics of Aircraft Maintenance
15.35Panel Discussion: Addressing the impact of maintenance, repair and replacement costs on operators and the business jet industry
16.25Chair`s closing remarks
Session Eight: Champagne Roundtables Session
17.00Delegates discuss topics of special interest over a glass of sparkling wine. Each roundtable is hosted by a panellist/industry leader and delegates may choose which roundtable they join. The roundtables are an ideal opportunity for delegates to network in small groups and debate hot topics with peers.
18.00Drink Reception
19.10Drink Reception Ends

Richard Koe

Managing Director, WINGX Advance

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Miles Bailey

Director Supply Chain Services, AVIAA

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Anthony Kioussis

President & CEO, Asset Insight LLC

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Intercontinental Malta Hotel is a luxurious 5-star hotel located in the heart of St. Julian’s, Malta, offering a private beach and water sports. Its central cosmopolitan location is ideal for leisure and business travellers. The towns of Valletta, Mdina and the Mosta Dome are within easy reach.

Intercontinental Malta Hotel offers 451 rooms elegantly decorated, which are spread over three exclusive floors with access to a private lounge located on the 15th floor overlooking St.George’s Bay.

Facilities available at Intercontinental Malta Hotel include Health & fitness centre, spa, shops, entertainment amenities, business services and dining options.

To see the full details of the hotel please visit

Rooms are available for attendees at the conference for the rate of 130 euros/night. Please click on the link below:
InterContinental Malta Reservation Form Accommodation – Quaynote Communications