Central Asia
Aviation Summit #5
April 11, 2024, Astana, Kazakhstan, Sheraton Hotel, 3rd floor
FOCUS ON: Central Asia + Eurasia

About the Event

On April 11, ato comm will host a major international conference in the Republic of Kazakhstan dedicated to the development of the air transport system of the South Eurasian region and, first of all, to the discovery of aviation and tourism potential of the Central Asian states, among which Kazakhstan plays a leading role.

The aim of the scheduled international conference is to attract the expert community, investors, and business circles to the opportunities that are opening up for the development of air transport, civil aviation infrastructure, and the tourism industry in the region, and especially in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

270+ participants
35+ airlines
10+ airports

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Free participation for airlines.
Participation in the conference is always an opportunity to meet colleagues and network. Special comfortable zones for informal talk and extra time for coffee-breaks are provided.
At the end of the business day all participants are invited to the evening reception!
Evening Reception
Your registration includes
  • Unlimited networking: request and arrange meetings through meeting service
  • Full conference programme
  • Coffee breaks, lunch and evening reception served at the event
Airline & Airport
for executives only
Airline & Airport
200 €
720 €
–20% for 3+ group
–30% for 5+ group
Attendees for 2 Events
1,224 €
–15% for booking CAAS Kazakhstan & CAAS Uzbekistan

Key Topics

  • Central Asia on the Crossroads: Is the Region the Next Big Opportunity?
  • Opportunities Awaiting the Kazakhstan of Transit Transportation
  • An International Airline's View on The Development of The Aviation Market in Kazakhstan
  • New Ways of Logics in the Central Asia Region
  • Transforming Air Travel Across the Central Asia
  • Tourism (inbound and outbound) in Central Asia and Road Ahead
  • New developments in logistics in Central Asia and Neighboring Countries

Among Speakers

  • Saltanat Tompieva
    Chairman, Civil Aviation Committee (Kazakhstan)
  • Vadims Fokins
    Regional Sales Director, Europe & Central Asia, Embraer
  • Marina Kuznechevskaya
    Director General of flydubai & Emirates in Kazakhstan, flydubai
  • Rachit Shukla
    Senior Manager, Sales & Account Management, Wego.com
  • Ardak Utepov
    Deputy Director General, KazAeronavigatsia
  • Aliya Aitaliyeva
    Head, International Relations, Aviation Administration of Kazakhstan
  • Amir Akhmetov
    Senior Adviser, Aviation Administration of Kazakhstan
  • Timur Perkov
    Aviation Expert
  • Nurzhan Akhmetov
    CEO, KazAeronavigatsia
  • Askhat Torshin
    Director of Representative Office in Kazakhstan, Lufthansa Consulting
  • Rizwan Siddiqui
    Country Manager Central Asia, IATA
  • Kairat Sadvakasov
    Chairman of the Board, Kazakh Tourism
  • Maxim Romanenko
    CEO, Aviation Management Professional Essentials
  • Zhanna Umbetyarova
    Deputy General Director for Operations, Atyrau Airport
  • Aigul Nogaybayeva
    VP HR, Almaty International Airport
  • Berik Adbrakhmanov
    Ground Handling Operations Director, Air Astana
  • Ruslan Sarin
    Head of Stakeholder Management, Aviation Administration of Kazakhstan
  • Aidai Shaidyldaeva
    Commercial Director, Asman Airlines
  • Elena Chigrina
    Head of GSA AirAsia X (Fun & Sun)
  • Koblandy Kakimov
    Head of Quality Control Department, Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport
Central Asia Aviation Summit builds on the success of previous regional conferences organized by ato comm last year. We received a number of appreciative feedback, including the proposal to hold industry conferences in various major air transport development hubs in the Central Asian region.

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Vadims Fokins, Sales Director, Embraer
"With its strategic location at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, Uzbekistan records a long and rich history of trade and commerce. Today, the country has the potential to become one of themajor modern aviation hubs in the region, thanks to its rapidly growing aviation sector."
Timur Perkov, Commercial Director, Qanot Sharq
"The Central Asian region is one of the fastest-growing regions in the world in terms of aviation, given its substantial capacity, along with China and the Asia-Pacific regions. We have strategic plans to expand our network up to 30 destinations by the end of 2030 and increase our fleet. We have a wide network of partners across the globe, and we collaborate closely to capitalize on market opportunities for our passengers, explore new destinations, and actively support the Ministry of Tourism of Uzbekistan Republic in developing tourism in Uzbekistan.
I would definitely suggest that this is a must-visit event for all aviation related people. It provides a great networking opportunity here in Central Asia."
Adel Dauletbek, VP Marketing & Sales, Air Astana
"It is a great pleasure for us to be in Tashkent because Central Asia is a vast region that is experiencing significant growth, especially after the pandemic. Passenger traffic is booming, and this is a pivotal moment for us. Just a few weeks ago, we increased the number of flights to Tashkent. We have also resumed many international destinations from Almaty and Kazakhstan, connecting to various European destinations. This event brings together our industry, which is particularly crucial after the pandemic. I believe it is of great importance, and I would like to express my gratitude to the organizers for hosting this event in our region, Tashkent. Here, we have the opportunity to meet many suppliers, providers, airports, and airlines, making this event highly valuable for networking. Thank you!"
Timur Dekhkanbaev, CEO, Tas Avia Supply
"This conference allowed us to present our company, share information with the audience about the services we provide, and discuss opportunities and prospects for the development of the aviation industry in the Central Asian region. We met new people and found new customers and like-minded individuals. We consider events held in this format to be useful and important. We are planning to take an active part in the next conferences."
Kamil Gaynutdinov, CEO, Global South Logistics
"Thank you for inviting us, thank you for great event. Central Asia is one of the rapidly growing regions it the larger region, in the Asia region. Today the Central Asia region has population growth… Now Central Asia place just in the middle of all the flows, and Central Asia connect Europe with China and there will be a lot of cargo, a lot of export and also people movements. So today Central Asia is really benefiting… The aviation is a big part of this growth. And what we do, we support this growth!
We are happy to be here with you, thank you for allow to present, speak, have an exhibition here, we happy to have stand, we are happy to engage with our future potential customers, with existing customers in the region. Keep doing what you doing, keep up great work! I’m impressed! Lots of people, it’s gone above my expectations!"
Jurgen Renner, Principal, IATA Consulting (IATA HQ Montreal)
"I was not expecting such a large attendance. It is my first time in Uzbekistan, and I have had the pleasure of meeting very interesting people from airports and airlines. I am very pleased with the experience."
Artem Trdatian, Regional Sales Director, Airbus Commercial
"The market is currently experiencing robust growth, and this positive trend is expected to continue in the coming years. Airbus has been actively involved in the region for the past 30 years and has established a significant presence. With over 70 aircraft in operation, we hold a market share of over 50%. We recognize the growing demand for additional aircraft in the region, including both single-aisle and wide-body models. Our commitment is to further expand our market share and enhance our presence in the fleets of airlines by offering more new generation Airbus aircraft."
Mario Antonio Ebcim, Director, Strategy and Market Development, Eurasia, Boeing


Conference Benefits

  • Meet the right people. Be introduced to leading international experts, major air transport industry players, lawyers and financiers.
  • Discover the trends. Gain a feeling for the future trends in Eurasian market, learn how the industry has mastered the crisis: solutions, synergies and opportunities.
  • Cooperate to succeed. Be introduced to innovative ideas which broaden horizons and challenge stereotypes. Respond to constructive cooperation between companies within the region.

Sponsor Opportunities

Position your company as an industry leader in the eyes of your target audience.

Each of our sponsorship packages is specifically designed to increase your visibility and build brand recognition. Becoming a sponsor will leave a lasting impression on your key targets and deliver results for your organization.

Conference sponsorship is an ideal opportunity to highlight your products and services to a senior audience and increase your company’s mass-exposure. The variety of sponsorship options along with exhibiting opportunities and tailored solutions allow efficient and cost-effective promotion of products and services.
We look forward to working with you to identify the opportunities that align with your objectives.

Event Details

Date & Place
April 11, 2024
Astana, Kazakhstan

Sheraton Astana Hotel
3rd floor, 60/1 Syganak Street
Astana, Z05T6B0
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  1. Agenda
Anastasia Zamotina
  1. Participation
Amir Manzhukov
Viktor Safonov
  1. Become an exhibitor and partner
Olga Rybak