Ishka Aviation Finance Festival

May 14, 2024

Ishka Aviation Finance Festival

14 May 2024 | Conrad Hotel, Dublin

Connecting airlines, lessors and lenders – Get deals done

Our mid-year summer extravaganza delivers an action-packed day of expert analysis, insight and debate on the key issues facing the aviation finance market as we head into H2. Our unique festival format combines first-class content and a forward-thinking agenda, with innovative, offbeat, interactive session formats.

We put the highest concentration of key decision-makers across the aviation finance ecosystem in one room. Expect intimate, informal and efficient networking in a relaxed environment. This is so much more than just your typical corporate conference.

Confirmed airlines include: Air Nostrum • ASL Aviation Holdings • Avion Express • Emerald Airlines • Electra Airways • FlyEgypt • FLY4 Airlines • FLYFAST Airlines • Global Crossing Airlines • Icelandair • Japan Airlines • Jazeera Airways • JetSMART • KLM • Pegasus Airlines • Ryanair • SAS Connect • SATA - Azores Airlines • Sunclass Airlines • TUI Group • Turkish Airlines


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2023 Testimonials

"The event venue was exquisite, creating an atmosphere that was both professional and welcoming. The diverse lineup of speakers and panel discussions provided valuable insights into the future of aviation finance. I particularly enjoyed the networking opportunities that the festival provided. Connecting with professionals from various sectors of the industry was invaluable, and I left with a greater understanding and appreciation for the challenges and opportunities in aviation finance. It was an absolutely fantastic experience from start to finish, exceeded my expectations and left me inspired for the future of the industry – thank you for organising such a remarkable event.” – Finance Analyst, Jackson Square Aviation

"The event exceeded all my expectations, every aspect of the conference was truly remarkable. The conference sessions were well-structured, and the schedule was meticulously planned, allowing for a seamless flow of events throughout the day. It was a fantastic opportunity to connect with like-minded professionals and expand my knowledge in a specialised area. The event was meticulously organised and I would highly recommend this conference to anyone in the aviation industry looking for an event that goes above and beyond to deliver a memorable and enriching experience. I'm already looking forward to attending future Ishka Aviation events and witnessing the continued excellence they have to offer.” – Associate, Willis Lease FInance Corporation


“Some real quality speakers, very good calibre of delegates, excellent networking events, a class and useful conference." – Managing Director RPK Capital

"The Ishka Dublin Festival had exactly the right mix of topics and networking opportunities. It met 100 % of my expectations." – Global Head of Aviation, Norddeutsche Landesbank

"Big enough to be comprehensive and efficient to attend, small enough to network with quality and without too much white noise." – CEO, TippAero

"Excellent to take the pulse of the industry as we enter a growth phase post-pandemic." – Technical Analyst, Avolon

"The conference was well attended with a great variety of panel discussions." – VP - Commercial, RAMS, McLarens Aviation

"Well timed for catching up with the industry and assessing the state of market going into the middle of the year. Overall presentation content was high in quality." – VP, Origination, Deucalion Aviation

"May conferences are the best. Great speakers. Not too overcrowded, but lots of opportunities for networking. After event drinks were well organised." – Director, Viewpoint Aero

"The event was an immensely valuable use of two days with plenty of side areas to conduct business meetings." – CMO, Wings Capital Partners

"Excellent event. Well worth attending." – Head of Funding, Aergo Capital

"Fantastic format and very interactive sessions all under one roof with plenty of networking opportunities." – Director of Engines, AJW Group

"Ishka provides targeted conferences with interesting agenda and networking opportunities." – Director, Oriel

"Superb event with appealing content." – SVP of Marketing & Origination, Contrail

"Excellent content and networking opportunity." – Marketing Director, Global Leasing, Embraer

"Really precious conference in terms of content, speakers and networking. Not to forget the perfect organisation. Roundtable discussions were great and easy going! Thank you!" – Founder & CEO, Rosa Airlines

"A very well attended and curated event in Dublin. A great, relaxed atmosphere made for excellent networking. Always really enjoy the Ishka events and they go from strength to strength, year on year." – Senior Manager, PAFS Ireland

"Great to be part of the small community of aviation professionals and listen to their insight over the two days." – Assistant Manager, Grant Thornton

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Event websiteVIEW AGENDA

DEI & Sustainability

Ishka is committed to deliver an international portfolio of events which is environmentally sustainable, economically and socially responsible and to play our part to pave the way for diversity, equity and inclusion within aviation finance. As such, we are eager to facilitate and promote diversity of culture, gender, age, orientation and experience at our events both as speakers and delegates.


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