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Next Up: ISTAT Asia
ISTAT Asia kicks off in just a few short weeks. More than 750 industry leaders are expected to attend the event, which has grown consistently every year since its inception in 2011. The conference gathers a who's who of experts to provide much-needed insight into the continually growing Asia-Pacific market. The agenda includes a lengthy list of industry veterans, along with some new faces as well.
Be sure to check out the event schedule ahead of time and plan to join us in Singapore.
Key Networking Events at ISTAT Asia
In addition to an already-packed lineup of keynote speakers and moderated panel discussions, numerous networking events are available for attendees. Be sure to take advantage of these events as a means to connect with longtime colleagues and forge new relationships. Click here
to view the full slate of networking events.
8-10 May 2018
The Ritz-Carlton Millenia, Singapore
ISTAT at the Farnborough International Airshow
Chalet: 16-22 July 2018
Reception: 16 July 2018
JW Marriott Grosvenor House
23-25 September 2018
Prague, Czech Republic
ISTAT Latin America Forum
14-15 November 2018
JW Marriott Hotel Lima
ISTAT Holiday Receptions
5 December 2018
Dublin, London, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Tokyo
4-6 March 2019
JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes
Orlando, FL, USA
Pacmin Auction – Bid Today to Support the Foundation!
Support the ISTAT Foundation by bidding on rare PacMin models including a 747-8F Cargolux and 767-300 American Airlines!
The auction starts today, Thursday, 19 April at 9:25 CDT and will end on Sunday, 29 April. Click here to access the PacMin eBay auction page. All models are donated by PacMin.
The Inaugural ISTAT Foundation Gala will take place on Monday, 4 June 2018 at The Ritz-Carlton in Chicago. Table sponsorships are available for $7,500, and individual tickets are available for $250. Please visit foundation.istat.org/Support/Inaugural-Gala
for more information.
ISTAT U 2.0 – Applications Open
The application for the 2018 ISTAT U 2.0 program (online version) is now available to qualified, current students at universities around the world. ISTAT U is a specially designed, one-year (six-credit-hour or global equivalent) aviation finance and leasing program. Admission requirements and application instructions are available at www.istat.org/istatu
. The deadline for students to apply for enrollment is Friday, 31 August.
ISTAT member companies are invited to post summer or graduate internship positions on the ISTAT Internship Portal.
The Foundation’s Internship Program acts as an intermediary between ISTAT member companies and students seeking aviation internships. Through the use of our web portal, qualified students and employers are able to match the right skills, background and interests with corporate internships. Placed interns who qualify will receive a stipend from the Foundation to cover qualified housing and travel expenses of up to $2,500. Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
ISTAT Appraisers' Program
ISTAT Asia: Appraising 101
As part of ISTAT Asia, the ISTAT Appraisers' Program will again offer the pre-conference Appraising 101 program for those interested in the practice of appraising or who would just like to know more about appraisals and what they mean. Plan to attend this event Tuesday, 8 May from 15:00 – 17:00 in Millenia 6 at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia.
This complimentary session features an inside look at the ISTAT Appraisers' Program, aircraft appraisal fundamentals and steps to becoming an appraiser. Session topics include:
- The ISTAT Appraisers' Program and introduction to the handbook and code of ethics
- Types of aircraft appraisals and definitions
- Becoming an appraiser — the requirements, process and examinations
Contact Samantha Kirby at email@example.com to register.
Recapping the Continually Evolving Latin American Market at the ISTAT Latin America Forum in Bogotá
Building on momentum established in the event’s first two years, ISTAT members gathered in Bogotá for the ISTAT Latin America Forum on 15-16 November at the Hilton Bogotá. This marked the event’s first trip to Colombia and the third consecutive year of increased-attendance figures. With 226 individuals registered for the event in 2017, the event is steadily growing from its initial number of 158 registrants for its debut in 2015. Click here
to revisit ISTAT's trip to Bogotá with Jetrader
's full recap.
Reach ISTAT members with Jetrader!
Advertising space is still available in the summer 2018 issue of Jetrader
magazine. This issue will feature a full recap of the activity at ISTAT Americas and ISTAT Asia. The issue will also take a look at the freighter to conversion market, in addition to a host of timely and useful content. For year-round access to ISTAT members, please reference the advertising opportunities available through ISTAT and Jetrader
by clicking here
, or by contacting: Erik Henson, Jetrader
media director at +1 352-333-3443 or firstname.lastname@example.org
ISTAT media allows you to enjoy direct and targeted access to more than 4,500 C-suite executives, vice presidents, chairmen, partners, principals, presidents, marketing/sales directors and managers within the global aviation community.
Have a Story to Share?
Jetrader, ISTAT's official magazine, is circulated to ISTAT members on a quarterly basis. Each issue of Jetrader highlights industry news and case studies and contains feature articles and member spotlights.
We are now accepting article submissions for 2018. If you are interested in sharing your expertise and contributing to the content of Jetrader
, please contact ISTAT at email@example.com
According to recently released figures from the International Air Transport Association, global air passenger growth rebounded in February, with Latin American and domestic Indian carriers posting some of the largest gains.
How Asian Airports Use Amenities to Attract Travelers
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By incorporating cutting-edge technology, as well as creature comforts like expanded leisure facilities, Asian airports are making a conscious effort to attract new travelers by "creating airport terminals that are destinations unto themselves."