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2024 Agenda

Prepare for three days of innovation, insights, and networking as we delve into the exciting world of air cargo. Join us for an immersive experience where industry leaders, experts, and professionals converge to explore the latest trends, technologies, and strategies shaping the future of cargo transportation.

More details coming soon


February 5

16:00 Registration Opens

17:00 Welcome Reception

An informal meet-andgreet with newly arriving and local air cargo executives.    


February 6

08:00 Registration Opens

09:00 – 09:05 Opening remarks

09:05 – 10:00 Session 1 (PANEL): Freighter market turbulence: Taking the temperature of the industry

  • The growing passenger market and its impact on freighter operations in the EMEA region. 
  • When will we see a rebound in the market? 
  • Retirement schedules of older freighters. 


10:00 – 10:30 Session 2: Fireside Chat

Cargo Facts will speak with Lars Jordahn, CEO of West Atlantic, about crucial market issues in a frank and engaging format

10:30 – 10:15 Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:00 Session 3 (PANEL): Freighter finance and leasing: To lease or to purchase?

  • Lessee demand for production and converted freighters.
  • Investment appetite from financial institutions.
  • Interest rates and cost of capital in flux.


12:00– 13:30 Networking Luncheon: Market Update

13:30 – 14:15 Session 4 (PRESENTATION): Freighter Fleet Forecast: Cargo Facts Consulting on prospects and obstacles for future fleet development

  • A twenty-year fleet forecast, broken out by freighter type.  
  • Key factors that will influence conversion activity and production program development.  
  • The economic factors that will matter most to the airfreight sector. 

14:15 – 14:45 Coffee break

14:45 – 15:15 Session 5 (PRESENTATION): Cleaner skies: Europe’s leading role in sustainability

  • New powerplant developments. 
  • SAF feedstock and production constraints.  
  • Other technological advancements and measures

15:15 - 16:00 Session 6 (PANEL): The latest in narrowbody freighter conversions

  • Diversifying conversion line locations and adjusting conversion rates. 
  • Feedstock prices for 737-800s and A321-200s. 
  • The value of 737 Classics and 757-200s. 


17:00 – 20:00 Cargo Facts EMEA 2024 Gala Dinner

Join us for an evening of entertainment and networking! We will begin the evening  with a cocktail cruise on the Canals of Amsterdam. Delegates will board the vessels from a dock directly connected to the Hilton Amsterdam.

After an hour cruise, the vessels will dock back at the Hilton Amsterdam and we will continue the evening with a sit down dinner.

Space is limited, so be sure mark your attendance when registering for Cargo Facts EMEA 2024!


February 7

08:00 Registration Opens

09:00 – 09:45 Session 7 (PANEL): Widebody freighters: Renewal, replacement and growth

  • Assessing the next-gen options on offer. 
  • Program and certification update. 
  • 747 and MD-11 retirements. 


09:45 – 10:30 Session 8 (PANEL): Forging a path forward for advanced air mobility

  • The state of AAM in the EMEA region. 
  • EASA’s role in facilitating regulatory compliance and certification. 
  • AAM advancements in Africa. 


10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 11:45 Session 9 (PRESENTATION): Emerging carriers and markets in the EMEA arena

  • Overcoming the startup hurdles. 
  • Establishing a presence in dense and mature markets. 
  • Selecting the right freighter types. 

11:45 – 13:00 Networking luncheon

13:00 Conclusion