Business Airport World Expo 2015
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Kevin Kipler, Ramps Services Manager, Bangor International Airport, talks about this strategically located 24/7 tech stop airport and FBO with over 30 years' experience in providing full service ground handling and 24/7 customs for trans-Atlantic flights entering the United States.

Paul Worrell, Managing Director, IAM Jet Centres of the Caribbean, discusses the Barbados based FBO with VIP handling and jet fuel supply service for business, private and diplomatic flight operations in the Caribbean, anchored by two flagship premium FBOs in Barbados and Montego Bay, Jamaica.

Kandiah Padmanathan, Chief Operating Officer, Skypark FBO, talks about Malaysia's only business aviation centre, based just 20 minutes from Kuala Lumpur city centre, which serves a wide range of VIP and VVIP clients, offering customs, immigration, quarantine and security clearance facilities.

Nuno Pereira, Managing Director and Alcinda Pereira, Senior VP Operations & Customer Service, Bestfly, talk about the company's primary focus of creating a unique business aviation service in Angola and the opening of the country's first VIP business jet terminal at Luanda International Airport in December 2012.

Clemente de Rosa, Managing Director Sky Services, comments on Italy's most expansive group of FBOs and introduces two new services, SKY Cuisine – the FBOs dedicated premium catering service, and an all new app called I-SKYSERVICES, for flight booking, handling, fuel and servicing.

Chris Beer, Group Corporate Aviation Manager, Exeter international Airport, talks about the groups dedicated FBO services and VIP passenger lounges for fixed and rotary business aircraft at Exeter, Blackpool and City of Derry airports and comments on the challenges facing the City of Derry airport in the lead up to the 2013 G8 Summit and beyond.

Andrew Pearce, Regional Director – Aircraft Sales, Innotech-Execaire Aviation, comments on this Bombardier-approved completions, refurbishment, maintenance and state-of-the-art paint facility, specialised in global express aircraft, which is based in Montreal, Canada and that operates seven additional FBOs across the country.

Rani Awad, President, Atlantic FuelEx, a UAE based company with a network of branches in Germany, Turkey, the United States and further afield, comments on the company's objective of suppling a high-quality cost-efficient service for scheduled airliners and corporate jets owners alike and discusses an all new operation in Fujaira.

Brian Humphriess, President European Business Aviation Association, talks about his involvement in the session titled Dealing with the Threat of Illegal Charters and explains how the industry can all work together to deal with this increasing threat with potential consequences for all in the industry.

Graham Stephenson, Senior Aviation Consultant specialising in FBOs, talks about his involvement in the session titled Operations and Management which looked at the need for improvements in the training standards and professionalism of FBO employees working across the globe, with the goal of increasing standards, particularly in the field of safety.

David Velupillai, Marketing Director, Airbus Corporate Jets, a speaker in the session titled The Future of Business Jets talks about his presentation, Making Space Go Further, which looked at the challenges and solutions as well as the excitement in designing interiors for some of the most demanding clients in the world.

Joe Decrescenzo, Leader, Customer Account Management Team, Global Completion Center, Bombardier, and chair of The Future of Business Jets session at the Business Aviation World Conference, talks about his presentation titled How to Define a Business Jet Interior to Meet Customer Requirements, which looked at how to incorporate customer demands for new technologies in VIP jet interiors that they are accustomed to having their homes.

Thomas Mullarkey, Marketing Manager, Rockwell Collins,discusses the company's expertise in the field of in flight-deck avionics and cabin electronics including inflight entertainment and cabin management systems.

Justin Coelho, Head of Operations, Rocket Route, talks about the company's leading flight planning and aviation apps which save both time and money and include auto routing, customisable crew briefings, iPad/iPhoneAndroid compatibility and that are 100% cloud based.

Dominique Pilatte, Communications Director, Newrest Group International, talks about the many fields in which this superior quality catering company offers services including aviation, railway, hospitality, healthcare and education.

Paul Acri, Sales Manager, Mototok International, discusses the company's electrical towbarless aircraft tugs, manufactured to give aircraft owner/operators greater hangar space and flexibility by enabling aircraft to be positioned to within centimetres of a required point using a wireless remote control.