About the Austrian Aviation Association (Österreichischer Luftfahrtverband)
The Austrian Aviation Association, located at the Vienna International Airport, offers for its members a platform to support the exchange of aeronautical knowledge and the communication and dialog between the aviation industry, related industries and opinion leaders about relevant economical, aeropolitical, ecological and technical topics. The main activities of the NGO are the organization of Aviation Conferences, panel discussions and experts talks and the publication of studies, position papers and articles on actual aviation topics.
Peter Malanik | President
Peter Malanik leads the Austrian Aviation Association as President since May 2018. In his long aviation career he was General Manager Technical & Operations at the Association of European Airlines in Brussels and Deputy Director of European Aviation Policy at IATA in Genf.
For 27 years he was part of Austria’s Network-Carrier Austrian Airlines where he had different positions ending up with being member of the board (Co-CEO and COO).
“It’s an honour for us to host the European Aviation Conference 2019 in Vienna. Vienna with its unique charm and flair, the fascinating and long history which is reflected in architecture, music, art, lifestyle and traditions, is a very attractive location for conferences and meetings. I hope to welcome many participants to this high-profile event.”
Alexandra Slama | Secretary General
For the last 15 years Alexandra Slama is responsible for the communication, event organization and membership programs within the Austrian Aviation Association.
“We are really looking forward to host this Year’s European Aviation Conference. We will try our best to give the participants the idea why Vienna is one of the most successful Conference-Cities in the World. The typical Austrian hospitality and a professional but warm atmosphere are the leading values for us in organizing events.”