GHI Winter Ops Webinar imminent

Written by: Alwyn Brice |
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EasyJet is to outline steps to winter ops excellence at the forthcoming GHI Webinar.

EasyJet will outline the key steps to a more effective winter operations strategy at GHI’s Webinar on preparing for freezing conditions post pandemic on July 30.

Justin van den Oosten, Ground Operations Quality & Safety Specialist at easyJet, will deliver a presentation exploring the role of stakeholder collaboration improving de-icing performance across its network.

Hurry, there is just one week left to register your free place for the Webinar being held in partnership with Wiseleap, aviation cloud applications provider for the aviation industry.

Other confirmed panellists include Waseque Miah, Senior Director - Deice Operation/Compliance Support at PrimeFlight Aviation Services; Liam Bolger, Head of Airside Operations at London Luton Airport; Sarah Flaherty, Director of Lux Consulting; and Peter Hansen, Vice President of Sales, Wiseleap.

The panel will discuss how Covid-19 might affect equipment use, cleaning and de-icing procedures this winter.

The session will also investigate the broader components of a successful winter operations campaign and the impact of Covid-19 on preparations for this winter in the Northern hemisphere.

The Webinar will outline de-icing equipment and de-icing fluid innovations that can help operators treat aircraft quicker, more effectively and safely when the pressure is on.

And, the session will also investigate employee training and de-icing simulator programmes in preparing our people for high performance in harsh conditions.

See below for more details:

The GHI Big Debate: Are you ready for Winter?

Format: A 90-minute Webinar bringing together business leaders from leading airlines, ground handlers, airports and industry suppliers to discuss a blueprint for achieving a smarter winter operations strategy for stations. The session will include an online audience Q&A and be chaired by GHI Conference Chairman, Max Gosney.

Date: 30 July, 1600 CEST; 1000 EST; 1500 BST


  • Stakeholder collaboration: working together to boost preparedness, safety and efficiency of airport operations when cold weather strikes at short notice
  • De-icing equipment innovation: taking the pressure off operators by improving the design of de-icing equipment to boost visibility, enhance communication, reduce treatment times and aid safety when the OTP pressure is on
  • GSE strategies for the cold: maintenance and modifications to maintain safety and performance
  • Employee training and protective wear: putting the skillsets in place to react to sudden arrivals of cold weather: multi-skilling ramp teams and the role of simulator training. Procuring the right PPE for freezing conditions and the link between cold weather and poor safety decisions

Register yourself and your colleagues for the session now by clicking here.

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