Workshop 2012

Date: 14th September 2012

Programme

9.00 – 10.30
Panel 1: Overviews of the Airline Industry
Arndt Sorge – Contingencies of success in an unprofitable industry
Dieter Plehwe
– Low cost strategies of airlines and industrial relations

11.00 – 11.30
Coffee Break

11.30 – 12.30
Panel 2: Airlines and Sustainability
Sebastian Botzem – Airlines and the European Emissions Trading Scheme
Sigurt Vitols – Sustainability reporting and the European Airline Industry

12.30 – 13.30
Lunch

13.30 – 15.00
Panel 3: Case studies of airlines
Christoph Dörrenbächer/Florian Gimmel – Concession bargaining in the airline industry: Ryanair’s policy of route relocation and withdrawal
Florian Becker-Ritterspach – Emirates Business Model and its Contextual Foundations: A Case Study

15.00 – 15.30
Coffee Break

15.30 – 16.30
Panel 4: Case studies of airlines (part 2)
Knut Lange – Changing business models: How traditional airlines address the challenge of low-cost carriers
Eli Moen – Norwegian Air: Investing for international competitiveness
Kerstin Neumann – The influence of partner specific alliance experience on M&A performance