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144th Slot Conference

​The Slot Conference

The Slot Conference (SC) is a "Working Conference". Regularly attracting over 1200 delegates, from over 220 airlines and representatives of over 70 schedules-facilitated or fully coordinated airports, this twice yearly meeting is one of IATA's largest events. The goal of the conference is for airlines and airports to obtain the slots that will give them the best possible schedule to offer their customers.

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June 18 - June 20, 2019 Cape Town, South Africa Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) Airlines & Level 2 & 3 Coordinators only


​The Slot Conference (SC) is a working conference.  As part of the slot process, the purpose of this voluntary assembly of both IATA and non-IATA airlines worldwide is to provide a forum for the allocation of slots at fully coordinated airports (Level 3), and for the reaching of consensus on the schedule adjustments necessary to conform to airport capacity limitations (Level 2).

The conference operating procedures are published in the Worldwide Slot Guidelines (WSG)


"Great venue and really appreciate all the hard work invested to make the conference successful!  Thank you!"
- Head Coordinator

"Have not attended the slot conference for many years, I found great improvement, good job well done!
- Head Airline Representative

"Proved to be the perfect platform for route development discussions with airlines you wish to attract to your airport in a relaxed atmosphere!"
- Exhibitor/Sponsor

2017 Newsletters (2019 Newsletters will be available onsite)

Conference tools 


​​The activities of the Slot Conference are managed by the Worldwide Airport Slots Department 


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