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    The Future of Flight: Shaping the Policy Panel Discussion

    Panel Discussion

    The Future of Flight: Shaping the Policy


    Took place 4 August, 1600-1800 hrs

    Fariba Alamdari
    Richard L. Aboulafia
    Vice President, Analysis, The Teal Group
    Gina Marie Lindsey
    Executive Director, Los Angeles World Airports  
    Tyler Duval
    Associate Principal, McKinsey & Company  
     Paul Steele
    Executive Director,
    Air Transport Action Group (ATAG)

    Fariba Alamdari 

    VP Market and Aviation Policy, 
    Boeing Commercial Airplanes 


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    Aviation’s success will be determined by the degree to which its customers achieve the full potential of their products in the marketplace. The safety, security, and efficiency of the air transportation system are all necessary to the future development of aviation. Policy development is often undertaken without fully comprehending the impacts on the government, the users and providers of air transportation, and the sectors of the economy that depend on the efficiency and vitality of the air transportation system.

    The topics covered by this panel include:

    • What trends in the global economy will shape aviation’s future?
    • What current policy priorities are most pressing?
    • What key policy issues will shape the development of U.S. and global aviation?
    • What policy priorities are needed to spur growth?
    • Can innovative financing and globally integrated infrastructure improve efficiency?