2009 Show feedback

Passenger Terminal EXPO 2009, London

"The lessons we learn from the great spectrum of seminars, the amazing
trade show and the networking opportunities help Halifax Stanfield
maintain its standing as a global leader. It's a must-attend for us."
Tom Ruth, President & CEO, Halifax International Airport Authority, Canada

"Passenger Terminal EXPO is one of the premier conference plus trade show events in the aviation security calendar"
Robert Missen, Deputy Head of Unit, Aviation Security, Directorate General for Transport and Energy, European Commission, Belgium

“This was a difficult year for our industry and the world economy as a whole. However, the time and money spent to attend PTX 2009 was worth the investment.  I gained valuable insight into how other airports have tackled some of the same issues that I face at Hartsfield-Jackson.  Additionally, I brought back several concepts and ideas from presentations in the exhibition hall.”
Robert Kennedy, Assistant General Manager – Operations, Maintenance and Security, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, USA

“As always, it was a fantastic event filled with great networking opportunities!  I was impressed with the level of participation and the scale of the event considering the times we are in.  This is truly a reflection on how well respected the PTX conference is!  This is a MUST attend event!”
Brian Engle, General Manager MCO, Northwest Airlines, USA

"Once again I shared a high-class global event with presentations always in tune with up-to-date topics. At the exhibition I saw new developments and first of all I met important people!"
Uwe Kaschdailewitsch, Head of Department Conveying and Machine Technology Stuttgart Airport, Germany

“With the enduring threats facing the industry there has never been a more important time to take advantage of the benefits of attending Passenger Terminal EXPO.”
Andy Blackwell, Head of Aviation Security, Virgin Atlantic, UK

"A perfectly organised event and splendid opportunity to meet virtually all the decision makers in the airport industry."
Dr. Thomas Immelmann, Director Commercial, Hamburg Airport - Flughafen Hamburg GmbH, Germany

“PTE 2009 has been quite an experience, I shall be back next year for granted”
Guido Vitali, Commercial Director, AdF Aeroporto di Firenze S.p.A., Italy

“Just a brief note to congratulate you for the excellent organization of the conference”
Argiris Mamais, Head of Airport Planning, Athens International Airport, Greece

“It was and it is THE event in the Terminal Business!”
Peter Mayerhofer, Project Manager Skylink and Head of Terminal Management, Vienna International Airport plc, Austria

“The Conference was terrific. I also ran into some former colleagues there whom I had no idea were attending.”
Dennis Probst, Deputy Executive Director – Planning and Environment, Minneapolis-St. Paul Metropolitan Airports Commission, USA

“The conference topics are always up-to-date with current aviation issues”
Ana Juzbašic, Director Human Resources, Safety and Quality Management Department, Airport Nikola Tesla Belgrade, Serbia

“The conference was terrific and I managed to attend some very interesting sessions.”
Nancy Stern, Architect, LEED (r) Accredited Professional, Vancouver Airport Authority, Canada

“My congratulations for the excellent EXPO 2009 conference & exhibition”
Leonidas Daravelis, Manager, Acting Head Information Technology & Telecommunications Business Unit, Athens International Airport S.A, Greece

“Despite the economic recession, London was a great success.  I heard from more than one exhibitor that it wasn’t the quantity of the delegates that counted, but the quality.  They had the decision makers in attendance. “
Brian Keene, Director of Airport Services, Continental Airlines, USA

“Passenger Terminal EXPO London has given a single platform for GMR to present its world class airport development success to the leaders in aviation and also to source out the latest innovations in the industry that could be implemented in our ongoing airport developments.”
Roy Sebastian, Associate Vice President, GMR Airport Developers Limited, Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport, India

“A great conference! In a time of financial crisis this event raises the hopes of my colleagues, our company and me. It is always a great experience to meet people from every corner of the world with new, different and original ideas and also to meet a lot of old friends and business partners.”
Francisco Rodríguez, Vice President Information and Communication (CIO),
FMO Münster/Osnabrück International Airport, Germany

“It is amazing how every year PTE continues to improve and exceed our
expectations.  Even with the numerous challenges facing our industry, the 2009 event was one of the best ever for SITA.  We were able to visit with a record number of our customers and discuss exciting opportunities.  By far our most effective show of the year!  Thank you PTE”
Catherine Mayer, VP Airport Services, SITA, USA

"Passenger Terminal Expo 2009 in London this year was an outstanding, well organized event.  I've found that many of the vendors and professional speakers provided excellent thought leadership and innovation for both airlines and airports.  During these difficult economic times, it is imperative that business leaders stay focused on industry solutions that provide short term ROI solutions, productivity enhancements and revenue improvement solutions, PTE provides that platform to educate and drive future vision offerings that will improve the overall customer experience within the airport environment."
Brian O'Rourke, Global Airline Offering Lead, Senior Consultant, Travel & Transportation, IBM Corporation, USA

"The EXPO London created an ideal platform for showcasing and displaying our work, to which we received incredibly positive feedback from EXPO visitors. Being invited to speak at the conference was a very enjoyable experience and excellent opportunity to discuss the future of terminal design and urbanism in airport planning.”
Henrik Rothe, Managing Director, leit-werk Ltd, UK

“PTE 2009 has been a complete success for our company.”
Tilman Schwarze, SYMBIOS AG, Germany



The conference was a good opportunity to find out what the hot topics in the airport sector are. The exhibition was a great chance to see the latest products on the market
Fauzia Aouden, Manager Expertise & Policies, Schiphol Group, NETHERLANDS




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