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Agenda announced for 2018 Boyd Group International Aviation Forecast Summit


DEN to host leading aviation forecast event this August

DENVER – Aug. 1, 2018 – In August, Denver International Airport (DEN) will host several hundred aviation executives from around the world for the Boyd Group’s 23rd Annual International Aviation Forecast Summit (IAFS). The Summit, held Aug. 19-21, allows industry leaders from across the globe to discuss the coming trends and changes that will shape the future of aviation.

The Summit draws high-profile speakers from top airlines and aviation companies including executives from United, Air Canada, Southwest, American, Spirit, Delta, Air China, Copa, Air New Zealand, Lufthansa, Japan Airlines, Frontier, Airbus, Boeing, Embraer, Bombardier, Boom Supersonic, and more.

The full Summit agenda including names of all speakers and list of forecasts is available here.

This year’s Summit will focus on future challenges and opportunities facing the aviation industry, including carrier strategies, changes in airline fleets, shifts in consumer trends and ongoing dynamics in aviation. Beyond the exciting presentation by airline industry CEOs, the Summit’s discussion format allows attendees to interact with presenting aviation executives. Evening networking receptions will be held at Boom Supersonic and Coors Field.

Over the last two decades, Boyd Group International has created a Summit that is considered one of the industry’s leading forecasting events. The IAFS provides a unique forum where airlines, airports, aircraft manufacturers, financial institutions and other key sectors to come together to explore the future and the exciting trends facing the industry. The Summit delivers forecasts for key sectors of the aviation industry, including passenger traffic projections, fleet trends, international cross-alliances, and airline industry strategies.

Participants will have an opportunity to explore downtown Denver including various art, cultural and sports activities. Access to the hotel from Denver International Airport is easy with the commuter rail line that connects the airport to downtown Denver in just 37 minutes. To learn more about Denver’s events and attractions, visit

For more information or to register for the 23rd Annual International Aviation Forecast Summit, please visit

About Boyd Group International

Founded in 1984, Boyd Group International has emerged as a leader in aviation forecasting and research, and provides top-level consulting assistance to airports, airlines, financial institutions and aircraft manufacturers. The International Aviation Forecast Summit annually brings together top CEOs and executives from all areas of the global industry to explore and discuss the emerging trends that will shape the future. In addition to incisive discussion sessions with aviation decision-makers, the Summit delivers cutting-edge forecasts, including passenger projections, aircraft demand by region, and financial shifts. For insight on Boyd Group International, log on to

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