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6th World Passenger Symposium



October 18 - October 20, 2016 Dubai, UAE JW Marriott Marquis Dubai Open to all


Innovating better, together!

Ho​sted by Emirates and under its signature theme "Innovating better, together", the World Passenger Symposium 2016 will take place on 18-20 October 2016 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai, UAE.

Program Executive Summit Registration Industry Meetings Sponsors/Exhibitors Venue/Destination

Have a look at our Daily Newsletters live from Dubai!

Use you​r Promotion Code to get special fares on Emirates! ​​​

  • ​Promotion code: EVE6WPS
  • Travel Validity: 13th October - 25th October 2016

Full agenda​ (pdf) is now available!​

View the WPS2016 Speaker Directory​ (pdf)

WPS2016 will delve into key transformational initiatives currently taking place in the areas of distribution, 
order management and fulfillment, customer experience on the ground and in the air,airport operations and infrastructure, and baggage and technology.
This year's event will also feature the IATA Innovation Day. Take part in this unprecedented journey into internal research, think tanks, "hackathons," passenger innovation awards, innovation funds as well as a partnership with one of the most prominent Silicon Valley accelerator companies.  
Hear first-hand from Sir Tim Clark, President, Emirates Airline. Learn how Emirates operates in the air and on the ground, at the frontline and behind the scenes to deliver an exceptional travel experience. ​


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  • Learn how to build an ultimate startups platform, and an ecosystem that gives entrepreneurs the best possible chance to succeed?​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
  • Discover the proof of concepts of the 2016 StB Think Tank game changers
  • Meet the winners of the IATA NDC Hackathon
  • Cast your vote and send the winner of the Passenger Innovation Award​ to the heart of the Silicon Valley for a 3-month acceleration program at Plug & Play premises.

Enable ​continuity and consistency in Passenger Experience with on board connectivity.IATA is partnering with APEX to bring you the latest news and trends on The Connected Aircraft: A Passenger Experience Journey from Takeoff to 2025.​​

Thank you to our Sponsors! ​

Host Airline


Principal Sponsor 


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Innovation Day Sponsor

Destination Partner

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