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World Aviation Festival

26 September 2023
28 September 2023
Lisbon, Portugal

The World Aviation Festival is a conference and an exhibition. The event is for the leaders of the world’s airlines, airports and their most senior executives in charge of software, services, marketing and distribution. In 2023 we are moving to Lisbon to bring our community of 7,000 global executives together once again to be inspired by 500 speakers over 3 incredible days.

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Chris Phillips

Vice President, Global Sales

Chris joined ATPCO in October 2019, bringing over 25 years of commercial airline and consulting experience. His background in supporting effective commercial strategies complements the emerging airline pricing and retail models enabled by ATPCO. Chris brings his passion for helping the travel industry de-commoditize its commercial model to his new role. Before joining ATPCO, Chris held leadership positions at Delta Air Lines and Four Corners Consulting Group.

Panel: What is the future of the PSS, tech monoliths and how do we begin to truly innovate in airline retailing?

  • As the break-up from legacy tech accelerates how will a increasingly modular approach combined with the more traditional tech monoliths emerge? 
  • In what way does the DCS need to be adapted to meet future expectations or is a completely different solution required? 
  • As we continue to layer on more options Into the booking flow how do we do so without adding unnecessary complexity for our customers? 
  • After Google took a step back on Flights what implications will this have on airlines, GDS’ and travelers?

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