The third Caspian Air Cargo Summit (2009) was held in Baku on June 8-10 at the Holiday Inn Baku Airport Hotel. This event, organized by Silk Way Airlines and Euroavia International, is the largest air cargo even in CIS/Central Asia region.
The Caspian Air Cargo Summit has always attracted leading air cargo executives to participate in the conference. Dr. Ulrich Ogiermann, CEO & President of Cargolux, gave a special presentation on the consequences of the economic storm for the air transport industry; the current difficulties of world trade and air carriers was highlighted in several ways during the event. Thilo Schmid, Executive Vice President, Lufthansa Consulting, contributed with an assessment of airline management in turbulent times. Among other topics, were the latest developments in air transport policy with a panel of governmental representatives from various countries, discussions on how to shape a sustainable business model for air cargo, EU regulations on emissions and cap-trading, cargo handling, fuel efficiency and aircraft technology.