Airtec 2024

Last year's Airtec was a huge success! Join us this year at Airtec 2024! 

Airtec 2024 is the international B2B trade fair and dialogue platform for aerospace and future mobility at the high-tech location of Augsburg, Germany. Airtec is a central, international meeting place for suppliers and OEMs to find each other and to establish new business relationships. Airtec 2024 takes place Oct. 8–10, 2024, at the Messe Augsburg fair grounds near Munich. Tickets are now available!

VFS is again organizing the extensive Future Air Mobility sessions at Airtec 2024. In 2022, VFS Made an Impact at Airtec and last year the event showed that VFS Leads the Future of Air Mobility at Airtec

This year, VFS will again be holding insightful sessions with executive speakers across the range of Future Air Mobility (aka Advanced Air Mobility, Innovative Air Mobility, Integrated Air Mobility, etc.). Some of our invited speakers are listed below:

Future Air Mobility Perspectives 
Augsburg Airtec 2024 imageTuesday, Oct. 8
Moderator: Mike Hirschberg, Vertical Flight Society

  • Mike Hirschberg, Director of Strategy, Vertical Flight Society
  • Willi Tacke, CEO, Flying Pages
  • Dr. Saskia Horsch, Head of Global Regulatory & Public Affairs, Lilium
  • Pamir Sevincel, Managing Partner, Blackbird

Rotorcraft Advancements
Tuesday, Oct. 8 @ 1430 - 16:00
Moderator: Mike Hirschberg, Vertical Flight Society

  • Tomasz Krysinski, SVP, Airbus Helicopters (invited)
  • TBD, Bell
  • TBD, Boeing Vertical Lift (invited)
  • Roberto Garavaglia, SVP, Leonardo Helicopters (invited)
  • Christian Albrecht, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Co.

Future Air Mobility Developers
Wednesday, Oct. 9 
Moderator: Prof. Florian Holzapfel, Technical University Munich

  • Andreas Thellman, Head of Air Mobility Initiative, Airbus Urban Mobility GmbH
  • Diana Siegel, CFO, Electra.aero (invited)
  • Federico Nordenstahl, CEO, AutoFlight Europe (invited)
  • Andreas Perotti, CMO-Europe, EHang 
  • Bhavesh Mandalia, Head of Airworthiness and Deputy CTO, Lilium
  • Oliver Reinhardt, CR&CO, Volocopter (invited)

Future Air Mobility Research & Development
Wednesday, Oct. 9 
Moderator: Pamir Sevincel, Blackbird Associates

  • Prof. Ilkay Yavrucuk, Chair, Helicopter & VTOL Aircraft Institute, Technical University Munich
  • Prof. Florian Holzapfel, Chair, Flight Systems Dynamics Institute, Technical University Munich
  • TBD, CATL (invited)
  • TBD, CustomCells (invited)

Future Air Mobility Propulsion
Thursday, Oct. 10 
Moderator: Prof. Ilkay Yavrucuk, Technical University Munich

  • Martin Miehling, Business Manager Europe–UAM/UAS, Honeywell Aerospace
  • Dr. Anita Sengupta, CEO, Hydroplane
  • Dr. Josef Kallo, CEO, H2FLY
  • Stefan Andres, Chief of Product, Piasecki Aircraft
  • Olaf Otto, President–Electrical, Rolls-Royce

Go to www.airtec.aero to learn more and make your plans to be a part of Airtec! Overall focus topics are:

Interested in exhibiting?

Airtec is a B2B technology hub and the place for businesses to connect with suppliers and customers. Present your company at Europe’s leading meeting place for aerospace. Zero emission, future air mobility, supply chain and new space. International exhibition, conference and B2B. Book your own stand as an exhibitor or with your logo and CD in prominent positions as a sponsor. The earlier you book, the more you can benefit from the full range of stands, so that you are more likely to find the stand that exactly suits you. Learn more about becoming an exhbiitor and read past testimonials!

Additional details:

VFS is on the Airtec Advisory Board and is pleased to support this year's edition of this long-running international fair on aerospace, with sessions on electric VTOL and advanced air mobility. 

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Updated June 10, 2024