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Panel: Making Airlines Investible

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Airlines have consistently generated unsatisfactory returns and destroyed investor's equity. How will airlines find the US$5 trillion that will be needed to fund new aircraft purchases over the next two decades?

This panel brought together airline CEOs, investors and financial experts to look at the lessons learned from both successful and unsuccessful equity investments in airlines in the past. The goal being to identify what really makes an airline 'investible'.


  • Luxon Christopher, CEO, Air New Zealand
  • Calin Rovinescu, President & CEO, Air Canada
  • Chris Tarry, CEO, CTAIRA
  • Robin Hayes, President & CEO, JetBlue
  • John Luth, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Seabury

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