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8th GARS Online Panel Discussion

Topic: Covid-19 – where is aviation now?

Panellists (in Alphabetical Order):
• Andrew Charlton
Managing Director of Aviation Advocacy

• Ian Douglas
UNSW Sydney, Sydney

• Peter Forsyth
Monash University, Melbourne

• Xiaowen Fu
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

• Brian Pearce
Chief Economist International Air Transport Association (IATA)

• Mike Tretheway
Chief Economist & Chief Strategy Officer of InterVISTAS, Vancouver

• Achim I. Czerny
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

The 8th GARS Online Panel Discussion was held on 15 September 2020. It was jointly sponsored by the ATM Policy Institute, GARS, the European Aviation Conference, the Bremen University of Applied Sciences and Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

This webinar comprised the same set of speakers as the 1st GARS Online Panel Discussion in 17 April 2020. The speakers highlighted the increasing need for radical reforms of, for instance, airline ownership controls to facilitate consolidation and help the industry coming out of this crisis stronger than it was pre-COVID-19.

The recording of Online Panel Discussion is available now.