2013 Event Program

NBAC 2013
17th May, 2013
8 : 00
Registration and refreshments
9 : 00
Opening remarks
Host, Nigerian Business Aviation Conference (NBAC)
9 : 05
Opening Moderator remarks
9 : 10

The NEW Government Policy on Business Aviation

  • What is the NEW policy of government on Business Aviation?
  • Clarity on Import Duty & Tax on Business Jets?
  • What is driving Jet Growth & how does Govt see this growth?
9 : 30

Do we need separate Regulation for Business Aviation?

  • Business Aviation regulated as Commercial Aviation?
  • Approving Private Terminals/FBOs for International Travel.
  • Operating locally on a Local (5N) Registry vs. Foreign Registry
  • Cape Town Convention – How Feasible in Nigeria?
9 : 50

Regulating Business Aviation – The Growth of Malta

  • How is Business Aviation regulated differently in Malta?
  • How does this increase FDI into Malta? What are the benefits?
10 : 40
Morning Coffee
11 : 10

Finance – Financing Jet Purchase into Nigeria

  • What are the challenges with Due Diligence?
  • Any customized solutions for the fast, emerging region?
11 : 30

Finance: Opportunities for Jet Financing

  • Would Banks finance Business Jets? On what conditions?
  • Which is more critical for evaluation? Collateral or Cashflow?
  • Are banks gaining from the increased growth in Jet Purchases/Leases?
11 : 30
Finance Panel
12 : 30

OEM (Manufacturer’s) Panel – The Right Aircraft?

  • What are the most important criteria for selecting a Jet?
  • How competitive is the Nigerian Jet Market?
  • Maintenance Support & Service Centers in Nigeria, do they affect sales?
12 : 50

OEM (Manufacturer’s) Panel – The Right Aircraft?

  • Aircraft Managers Panel
  • Why do I need an Aircraft Management company?
  • Why are there so few indigenous aircraft managers?
13 : 10
Lunch
14 : 30

Trip Planning & Flight Permits: Towards Automation

  • Challenges of the current Process?
  • 24hours/7days Permit Availability?
  • How close are we to 100% automation of Permit processes?
15 : 00

Security Panel

  • Dealing with High Networth Individuals (HNI’s)
  • Do FBOs & Private Terminals have roles to play?
  • Who bears responsibility during a Security lapse?
15 : 30
Afternoon tea
15 : 50

Growth Opportunities in Business Aviation – Africa

  • How sustainable is the current growth and for how long?
  • Which countries are you excited about in Africa?
  • What are the limiting factors to the growth of the industry?
16 : 10

Growth Opportunities in Business Aviation – Nigeria

  • Where are the opportunities: Infrastructure? Services?
15 : 50

Growth Opportunities Panel – Infrastructure

  • What are the incentives for Investors in Business Aviation?
  • Is the Govt or FAAN a competitor?
16 : 10
Charter Panel – What is Legal, What is Illegal, Is
there an opportunity?

  • Does it make sense to own an Aircraft?
  • How do you classify the Timeshare model (Charter or Owner?)?
  • Is the market saturated?
15 : 50
Closing Remarks
Host, Nigerian Business Aviation Conference (NBAC)