NEW YORK, May 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Focused on commercial aviation maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO), Aviation Week Network’s MRO Baltics, Eastern Europe and Russia (#MROBEER), is being held May 21-22 at the Radisson BLU Hotel Lietuva in Vilnius, Lithuania. The event will offer a relaxed and informal networking conference for industry representatives from airlines, OEMs, suppliers, and service providers.

More than 90 percent of the 300 registered attendees are purchasing decision makers and influencers and the event will host more than 30 service providers and representatives from 30+ countries. Delegates will foster new relationships, strengthen existing ones, and expand reach across the MRO community in the Baltics region and throughout Europe and Russia.

“MRO BEER is a focused conference event, featuring a showcase of various solution providers.  The intent is to hear, analyze, and discuss what is happening in the conference – then meet with the various companies in the showcase that are there to help and provide their best solutions,” said Lydia Janow, Managing Director/Events & Tradeshows, Aviation Week Network.  “The Baltics, Eastern Europe and Russia is a booming region for the aviation industry and this event sells out each year.”

MRO BEER will feature airline led discussion sessions that address partnership and business opportunities, critical insight on regional issues, idea exchange and networking with industry peers, and expert opinion on key trends and forecast and revenue growth.  The conference will open with an introduction to the region and its importance in the MRO landscape from Zilvinas Lapinskas, the CEO of FL Technics.

Highlights include talks by: Tim Butzmann, Senior Manager Digital Product and Portfolio, Lufthansa Technik; Mirjana Ceh, CCO, Adria Tehnika; Alistair Dibisceglia, EVP Fleet, Technical Procurement and Supply Chain, Alitalia Societa Aerea Italiana S.p.A.; Patrick Fennell, COO, Nordica Jet; Tadas Goberis, CEO, AviaAM Leasing; Jacques-Olivier Guichard, VP Digital, AFI KLM E&M; Jari Huhtinen, VP of Technical Operations; Finnair and Vytautas Kairaris, former CEO and Owner Small Planet Airlines.  See here for a full agenda.

The MRO BEER showcase provides attendees with the opportunity to source suppliers and get hands-on with the latest technologies, tools and resources and translate the practical knowledge of the conference into real-life solutions.  Open only to delegates, the showcase will feature 30+ suppliers.  See here for a list of exhibitors.

FLTechnics is the leading partner of MRO BEER with support from Airlines for America and IATA.   Airlines represented will include Aero Norway, Air Baltic, Air France Industries, Alitalia, Blue Air, Czech Airlines, Deutsche Lufthansa Berlin Stiftung, FinnAir, Go Airlines (India), Kenya Airways, Regional Jet (NORDICA), Pole Air Aviation, Ryan Air, Satair, Scandinavian Airline Systems, TAP Air Portugal, and Ukraine International Airlines.

Upcoming Aviation Week Network events include: ap&m Europe | June 4-6, Frankfurt, Germany; Aero-Engines Europe | September 11-12, Istanbul, Turkey; MRO Asia-Pacific | September 24-26, Singapore; and MRO Europe | October 15-17, London.

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