ECAS - European Corporate Aviation Summit 2021

November 5, 2021- Athens, Greece

Following the previous success of ECAS in Sweden, the UK, Malta and online, the 9th Summit will be organised in Athens, Greece in 2021.

This event will explore the latest developments in the corporate aviation sector of Europe and new business opportunities and challenges. It will also provide the platform for manufacturers and operators as well as any organization interested in this marketplace, to explore all aspects affecting the future of this industry. It is a unique opportunity to debate the future of business aviation, learn about the latest developments, and enhance our knowledge about the European market.

Who should attend:

Business aircraft operators, manufacturers, consultants, bankers, airport executives, leasing and financing companies, insurance companies and all professionals with an interest in the growth of business aviation and future opportunities in Europe.


  • Purchasing a Jet through an Operating Lease or a Sale and Lease Back Structure
  • Business-Jet Purchase Transactions - From Aircraft Selection via PPI to LOI and APA to Delivery and Handover
  • The Influence of Damage History on Aircraft Value
  • Legal Aspects of Buying and Selling Aircraft
  • Business Aircraft Repossession and De-registration Problems: Planning to Solve the Worst-Case Scenario
  • Aviation and European Tax Compliance in 2021
  • Advanced Air Mobility: Opportunities and Challenges
  • The Business Aviation - Tourism Nexus in the Post COVID-19 Era
  • Aeroplanes: Just Nuts, Bolts and Rivets in the Sky, How to Get there, Stay there and not Run out of Cash
  • Coaching for Aviation Safety
  • As Seen by an (Old) Newcomer
  • Hourly Cost Maintenance Programs
  • People before Technology, Steer Tomorrow
  • Corporate and VIP Aircraft Completions: The Experience
  • Making Aviation Sustainable: A 100-seat Zero-Emission Jet by 2030
  • Investment Opportunities and Business Aviation in Kosovo

ECAS participants must demonstrate their COVID-19 status according to the Greek government's health protocols.

Confirmed Expert Speakers

  • Alexandra Asche, Sales Director Europe, Global Jet Capital
  • Noelle Boyce, Associate, Holland & Knight
  • Colin Brickman, Managing Partner, CAMO4jets
  • Mark Byrne, Director, Martyn Fiddler Aviation
  • Bujar Ejupi, Director General, Civil Aviation Authority of Kosovo
  • Anthony Frances, Senior Counsel, Gateley
  • Dr. Andreas Grassl, ASA, Attorney at Law - Senior Appraiser Europe, VREF
  • Jaap Hoekstra, CEO, Kilpatrick
  • Patrick Honnebier, Of Counsel, Rep Law and Professor International Aviation Financing and Leasing Laws
  • Eric Jullien, Deputy Vice-President, Commercial, Airbus Corporate Jets
  • Rachel McKay, Aircraft Expert Witness, KAYWAY.AERO & President, German Aircraft Expert Association (GAEA / VdL)
  • Val Miftakhov, Founder & CEO, ZeroAvia
  • James O'Shea, CEO, Seefin Aviation
  • Aoife O'Sullivan, Partner, The Air Law Firm
  • Ioanna Papadopoulou, Director, Communications & Marketing, Athens International Airport
  • Prof. Dr Andreas Papatheodorou, Professor/Director, University of the Aegean & Member of the Executive Board, Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority
  • Thanos Pascalis, COO, Marathon Airlines
  • Giovanni F. Piccione, MD & CEO, G&G Aviation
  • Aris Promos, Head of Sales & Marketing, Fokker Techniek
  • Dimitrios Soukeras, CEO, Organisational DIAGNOSIS
  • Serdar Tamer, Director, Business Development, JSSI
  • Dr. Athena Tsirimpa, Faculty, School of Business and Economics, Deree, The American College of Greece

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Deree - The American College of Greece
6 Gravias Street , GR-153 42
Aghia Paraskevi, Athens, Greec