In the framework of the Transport Week 2015 in Moscow Stanislav Solomko, Associate Partner at Lufthansa Consulting who heads the branch office in Russia, moderated the round table discussion about “Prospects for the air service market development with an eye to the new challenges” on 4 December. The round table was chaired by the Minister of Transport, Maksim Sokolov who delivered the official update from the Transport Ministry, followed by the presentation of Lufthansa Consulting. The deputy Minister Valery Okulov responsible for aviation was also present during the roundtable and contributed to the discussion with the top management of leading airlines and airports. The participants discussed about which state support mechanisms for regional aviation will allow effective development without making it dependent on budget subsidies, how regional airports can be given investment appeal and how regional aviation can be provided with all the requisite resources in time.
Askhat Torshin and Alexander Saprankov, consultants from Lufthansa Consulting’s Moscow office team, also attended the event as delegates.
The Transport Week is an annual business event that includes a series of nationwide and international activities dedicated to the transport industry. It has been hosted for the past seven years by the Russian Ministry of Transport, with organizational support from Business Dialogue. The event promotes open discussion of the most pressing transport issues and the strengthening of mutual understanding between representatives of the government and the business community. As one of the largest international transport industry events, Transport Week attracts more than 5000 participants every year.
Transport Week 2015 took place in one of the capital's most beautiful architectural monuments Moscow's Gostiny Dvor from 30 November to 5 December 2015. The key events during the week were the Forum and Exhibition “Transport of Russia”. Conferences dedicated to the development and functionality of road, air, rail, sea and river transport were part of the forum. In turn, the latest developments and innovations within the transport industry were presented at the exhibition. Also included in the week were additional activities and events: “The International Congress Road Traffic Russia 2015” and “The TraspART all-Russia festival for transport university students, which each year brings together more than 30 teams from 19 higher education institutions that specialize in transport.
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