Davao City is all set to host the first Equator Asia Air Access Forum next week at the Marco Polo Hotel Davao on April 18-19!
A total of 100 participants, including top executives of both local and international airline companies, are expected to grace the event.
The forum is a gathering of airport authorities, executives of airline companies and tourism players who will formulate the blueprint that will speed up linkages within the Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines East Asean Growth Area (BIMP-Eaga).
The ministers of transportation and tourism from the four countries are also expected to participate in the event.
The forum will be another opportunity to revive direct connectivity flights from Mindanao and Palawan to countries like Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia.
The forum will be attended by airport authorities and regulatory bodies including the local and foreign airlines such as Malaysia Airline, MASwings, Garuda Indonesia, Lion Air and Royal Brunei Airlines.
The side events of the forum are Airline CEO Summit and Air Network. The Airline CEO Summit would be participated by top executives of the airline industry with the six ministers of Bimp-Eaga to discuss fast-tracking of the connectivity of identified countries.