Final Call for Registrations for the upcoming Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling Conference in London

Military Airlift

SMi Group reports: The agenda and attendee list are being finalised for the upcoming conference taking place in less than two weeks’ time.

Registration is closing soon for the 22nd Annual Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling Conference, taking place in London on 30th November and 1st December 2021. As Europe’s largest military airlift conference, delegates will have an opportunity to source the latest updates from the world’s leading industry and military strategic airlift professionals, with a comprehensive blend of 22 senior expert speakers on the two-day programme.

For those interested in attending the event, registration will be closing soon, and places are becoming limited. Register at

Delegates will hear the following briefings:

Senior Military Speakers:

  • “European Air Transport Command: Key Perspectives” – Major General Andreas Schick, Commander, European Air Transport Command (EATC).
  • “The Airlift Capability for the Next Decade in the Portuguese Air Force (PRTAF): Challenges and Opportunities” – Major General Pedro Alexandre E. Salvada, Director, Weapon Systems and Maintenance Directorate, Portuguese Air Force.
  • “RAF Air Mobility — A Global Force Enabler” – Air Commodore David Manning, Air Mobility Force Commander, Royal Air Force.
  • “Reinforcing Participation and Coordination in Air Transport and AAR Operations to Maximise Joint Support Capabilities for Air Missions” – Group Captain Stuart Gregory, Director, Movement Coordination Centre Europe.
  • “Air Mobility Command: Providing Global Air Mobility” – Colonel Jeffrey T. Menasco, Deputy Director of OT&E, Directorate of Operations, Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, Air Mobility Command, U.S. Air Force.
  • “14th Wing: Airlift and AAR Capabilities” – Colonel Federico Merola, Commander, 14th Wing, Italian Air Force.
  • “The Airlift Coordination Centre: Harmonising National Capabilities” – Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Bryce Dibble, Chief, Airlift Coordination Center, NATO DACCC & Lieutenant Colonel Phillip A. Summers, Plans Staff Officer, Airlift Coordination Center, NATO DACCC.
  • “Fueling More Fight through Innovative Operational Energy Solutions” – Mr Roberto Guerrero, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Air Force Operational Energy (SES), U.S. Air Force.

Industry Speakers:

  • “Airlift for the 21st Century” – Mr Simon Johns, Vice President Business Development & Sales, Europe & North Africa, Embraer. 
  • Presentation to be released shortly for Airbus – Mr José Luis de Miguel, Head of Product Marketing, Airbus Defence and Space.
  • Presentation to be released shortly for AJW Aviation – Senior representative, AJW Aviation.
  • “Flexible and Customizable Customer Support — It’s All About the End Result” – Ms Indra Duivenvoorde, Director, Europe & Israel, Boeing Global Services and Support.
  • “Increased Mission Scope and Improved Mission Success with Beyond Visual Line of Sight Connectivity” – Mr Paul Page, Technical Sales Director, Honeywell Aerospace.
  • “C-27J Spartan: Beyond the Tactical Airlifter” – Mr Stefano Porreca, Aircraft Division, Sales Engineering, Leonardo.

The preliminary attendee has been released and the event is expecting over 85 senior military and industry delegates from around the world. Find more information at

Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling
Conference: 30th November – 1st December 2021
Venue: St Ermin’s Hotel, London, UK

Lead Sponsor: Embraer
Gold Sponsor: Airbus
Sponsors and Exhibitors: AJW Aviation, Boeing, Honeywell Aerospace, Leonardo

Networking Reception hosted by Airbus: 29th November 2021
Networking Reception hosted by Embraer: 30th November 2021

SMi Group offer direct access to key decision makers through tailored sponsorship and exhibitor packages. For details contact Sadia Malick on +44 (0) 207 827 6748 or email [email protected]

For delegate enquiries, please contact James Hitchen on +44 (0) 20 7827 6054 or email [email protected]