IAS Purpose and Key Features
The purpose of the International Airline Symposium is to create aviation insights through cross-industry conversations and has the following key features:
Small but private event based strictly on invitation with no registration fees
Hosted by airlines, co-hosted by a university, and sponsored by corporations
Effective and candid engagements among participants, with no media present
Participants are senior practitioners in all sectors of the aviation and non-aviation industries to generate cross-industry conversations
Agenda responds to input from participants at previous year's event as well as ongoing industry developments
Global event in participation and location at invitation of hosting airlines and sponsoring organizations
Symposium sponsors cover onsite expenses
Symposium is operated on a non-profit basis in collaboration with a university
The IAS charter is available here for download and review
IAS LinkedIn Group
The IAS Discussion Group is a LinkedIn site for members only. This page is used by conference participants to share ideas on the agenda and other timely topics.
IAS University Affiliation
IAS is a collaboration with The Ohio State University, which provides logistical and administrative support.
Over 23 years of executive leadership and consulting experience working with clients throughout the global travel sector, including 18+ travel tech startups, 120+ Airlines, Hotels, OTAs, and in collaboration with numerous travel technology leaders. David is currently President / CEO, @aquila Inc.
IAS Planning Committee
IAS was founded by Nawal Taneja and is managed by the Planning Committee, listed alphabetically below: