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Marrakech to Host the 7th Edition of World Connect in October

Marrakech to Host the 7th Edition of World Connect in October

By Hajar Jannad

Rabat – Air Promotion Group (APG), the largest international network in the air transport industry with a membership of more than 180 companies, will hold the 7th annual airlines distribution conference, World Connect, in Marrakech, on October 28-30, 2015.

Attendees from over 65 countries around the globe, the world’s top leaders in the sector of air transport, will take part in this international event to discuss current problems in the airline industry.

The theme of this year’s conference will be “air transport, opportunities, trends and commercial strategies.” This conference will bring together representatives from the world’s most influential companies in the sphere of air transport and aircraft manufacture, including ATA, ARC, Boeing, Amadeus, Airbus, ADP, UATP and SITA.

Last year’s World Connect conference was held in Monaco and drew more than 400 participants, including 95 directors of airline companies and 50 managers of travel agencies.

Jean Louis Baroux, founder and president of APG World Connect, stated in a press release reported by Air Journal that this conference aims at bringing together APG members, directors of airlines, owners of travel agencies, and air transport professionals from all over the world.

Baroux announced that Dominique Strauss Kahn (DSK), a French economist and former managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), would be the guest of honor at this event.

Highlights of the conference will include a discussion on geopolitical and economic trends of air transport, a concluding session devoted to new distribution capabilities, and presentation of an award to the top airline company based on voting by 2800 travel agencies from 50 different countries.

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