Because of the COVID-19 pandemics, Wings of Change Americas, initially planned for April 2020 has been postponed to 2021. The new dates will be confirmed as soon as the situation allows.
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Wings of Change Americas, organized in Chile is one of the most important aviation conferences in Latin America and the Caribbean, drawing upon leading experts to examine the state of our industry.
Jointly organized with ALTA, the agenda usually includes keynote speeches and panel discussions on sustainability, infrastructure developments, the economic value of aviation, the rise of Low Cost Carriers in the Americas, regulation and harmonization of our industry, consumer protection and a glimpse into the future passenger experience.
- Economic Outlook
- Infrastructure and Air Traffic Management
- Travel Facilitation & Passenger Experience
- Digital Transformation and New Technologies
Who should attend?
- Airline CEOs
- Key industry suppliers
- Government authorities
- Decision makers of airlines and airports
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Venue: Sheraton Santiago Hotel & Convention CenterWings of Change Americas 2020 will take at the Sheraton Santiago Hotel & Convention Center.
Treat yourself to an elevated travel experience with amenities and services that exceed expectations at Sheraton Santiago Hotel and Convention Center. Our location in Providencia offers incomparable access to renowned Chilean hot spots such as Cerro San Cristobal, Metropolitan Park and the Costanera Center. Following a busy day of conducting business or sightseeing, take time to unwind in our stylish rooms and suites with unforgettable views, flat-panel LED TVs, safes and plush mattresses.
You'll easily find a meal to please your palate at one of our five restaurants, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Active travelers can stay in peak condition with a full workout in our 24-hour fitness center or by swimming some laps in our indoor and outdoor pools. Bring your company meeting or wedding reception to life in one of our nine event rooms showcasing 18,890 square feet of space.
Destination: SantiagoThe Chilean capital breathes new life into all its visitors! Dynamic and cosmopolitan Santiago is a vital and versatile city. Santiago hosts superb international festivals of sound, flavor color and is the home to many events showcasing the very best of Chilean culture.
The city’s diversity shines through in its many contrasting neighborhoods. By exploring the city streets you’ll discover beautiful and original art galleries, design shops and handicraft markets, as well as a great selection of restaurants, bars and cafes. Night owls can enjoy a taste of lively Latino nightlife in hip Bellavista!
Visit downtown Santiago to get a real feel for the city. Learn more about the country in its many fine museums, or wander around the famous Central Market – a gourmet’s delight.
Fans of the great outdoors can head for the hills that surround the city and marvel at panoramic views of Santiago with the magnificent Andes as a backdrop.
The IATA TravelCentre provides passport, visa, health advice, and much more. Visit the IATA TravelCentre!
The 11th edition of Wings of Change took place in the vibrant city of Chicago and remained as one of the most important aviation conferences in US, Latin America and the Caribbean, drawing upon leading experts to examine the state of our industry.
View the official event photos at Wings of Change Chicago album.
- For content information, please access the latest agenda.
Press Release & Key media coverage
- Living up to the Legacy of the Chicago Convention (English)
- Download the complete presentations from the event (pdf)
- View the value of air transport report for United States: English.
Magic of Aviation video for United states
- View the Magic of aviation video for United States: English.
Thank you to our sponsors!
Our Diversity & Inclusion Pledge
IATA believes that diversity of culture, gender, age, orientation and experience boosts the success of the aviation industry. We actively encourage aviation professionals with diverse profiles to contribute to our events as speakers, panelists, facilitators, or in any other way.
The Magic of Aviation - 2018 edition!
Wings of Change Americas 2018 was successfully delivered with more than 450 attendees from the industry.
The agenda included keynote speeches and panel discussions on infrastructure developments, the emergence of Ultra Low Cost Carriers in the region, the economic value of aviation, regulation and harmonization of our industry, consumer protection, the future passenger experience and a special session on the economic state of the Americas.