Kenya Airways, Swissport and AFRAA join GHI Reconnect line up

Written by: Alwyn Brice |
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Kenya Airways, Swissport and AFRAA are among the headline speakers at GHI’s Digital Reconnect Africa virtual event on February 16, which is examining how stakeholders can deliver a safe and effective restart.

GHI’s Digital Reconnect Africa is a digital alternative to our African Stakeholders' Conference and will combine a premium One-to-One Meetings service with keynote conference seminars.

Our goal is to provide a conduit for stakeholder collaboration at a critical time for the region.

Keynote sessions at the one day virtual event include:

  • Digitisation: How can tech solutions boost our ability to make more from less in a protracted period of reduced volumes created by COVID? Henry Obare, Head of Information Systems Development, Kenya Airways
  • GSE: Equipment strategies to counter the COVID-19 crisis: What adaptions can handlers make to their GSE strategies to mitigate the aftershocks of reduced volumes and longer turnaround times?
  • Innovation to combat COVID-19: Exploring the measures put in place by airline association, AFRAA for the sustainability of the aviation industry in Africa and recovery from the devastating effects of COVID-19. Gaoussou Konate, Consulting Director Technical and Operations, African Airlines Association (AFRAA)
  • Cargo: The African cargo opportunity: While pax demands has slumped, Africa’s air cargo demand is up almost 10% year-on-year. This session will investigate the opportunities for African aviation operators to capture cargo capacity. Panellists: Bob Gurr, Chief Commercial Officer, Swissport; David Bunting, Managing Director- EMEA, JBT Aerotech; Sanjeev Gadhia, CEO, Astral Aviation
  • Pharma: Delivering the COVID vaccine in Africa: With the pharmaceutical manufacturing sites for the COVID vaccines located in Europe, the Americas and Asia, how do we ensure African nations aren’t forgotten when it comes to the roll-out? And what are the cold chain storage solutions essential for effective delivery? Emanuel Chaves, Vice-President, ACI Africa; Lukasz Skorupa, Group Head of Commercial, National Aviation Services; Sanjeev Gadhia, CEO, Astral Aviation

GHI is offering free-to-attend Content Only passes for Digital Reconnect Africa. Register for your complimentary pass now by clicking here

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