March 19 2024  |  Events

FTE announces 2024 Power List

By Robynne Trueman

The 12 industry names on the 2024 Power List 

Future Travel Experience has unveiled its Airline Digital Transformation Power List EMEA 2024. The list features 12 industry leaders who are pioneering approaches to improve passenger travel and the industry as a whole.

The EMEA edition recognizes the most transformative change enablers within the airline and airport industry in Europe, the Middle East and Africa for their efforts to lead in digital innovation.

“In 2024, FTE is more committed than ever to supporting digital transformation efforts in the industry through the FTE Digital, Innovation & Startup Hub, which is a truly unique community designed specifically for the individuals and organizations who are at the forefront of digital transformation and innovation in aviation,” the organization said.

The FTE Hub is focusing on three key themes this year:

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)

  • Robotics

  • Internet of Things (IoT)

As part of its focus, the Power List recognizes those leading key digital transformation efforts.

“Congratulations to the 12 members of the Power List who are championed for their outstanding efforts to lead how their organization has embraced digital innovation,” said Daniel Coleman, Founds & CEO of Future Travel Experience, via LinkedIn.

This year’s honorees who are driving change for their organizations and the wider industry are:

  • Jorge Saco, Chief Information, Procurement, Services and Innovation Officer, International Airlines Group (IAG)

  • Isabelle Droll, Chief Information Officer, TUI Airline

  • Thomas Rückert, SVP & CIO, Lufthansa Group

  • Arasnipala T Srinivasan, Chief Information Officer, Qatar Airways

  • Ali Serdar Yakut, EVP & Chief Information Officer, Emirates

  • Abe Dev, Vice President Digital & Innovation, Riyadh Air

  • Kerem Kiziltunc, Chief Information Officer, Turkish Airlines

  • John Hurley, Chief Technology Officer, Ryanair

  • Georg Haraldsson, Chief Information Officer, PLAY airlines

  • Frank Meyer, Chief Digital Officer, Etihad

  • Pierre-Olivier Bandet, EVP Information Systems, Air France-KLM

  • Barış Fındık, Chief Information Officer, Pegasus Airlines

“In recognition of their leadership and achievements, each member of the Power List will receive a complimentary ‘Golden Ticket’ to the co-located FTE EMEA and FTE Ancillary & Retailing events,” Coleman shared.

The events are taking place in Dublin, Ireland from June 11th to 13th.

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