Innovation, Future of Air Travel in Focus at EBACE

Contact: Dan Hubbard, 202-783-9360,

Geneva, Switzerland, May 20, 2019 – This week, the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) will showcase the breadth of investment and innovation driving the industry into the future. Emerging technologies such as electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) will be discussed and on display across Geneva Airport and Palexpo’s exhibit halls, from May 21-23.

Leading off, the show’s Opening Keynote Session will feature Florian Reuter, CEO of Volocopter, a European company that has developed a prototype eVTOL air taxi.

Who: Florian Reuter, CEO, Volocopter
When: Tuesday, May 21 at 9 a.m., Palexpo Congress Centre, Room B

Innovation Zone Sessions
EBACE’s popular Innovation Zone, on the exhibit floor, will feature dynamic sessions on the latest technologies and business models transforming business aviation.

Tuesday, May 21

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Flying Future: Electric Propulsion and Business Aviation
Innovation Zone

Wednesday, May 22

1 p.m. – 2 p.m. eVTOL: An Urban Mobility Solution
Innovation Zone

4:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. Tomorrow’s Landscape: A Look at Disruptive Modes of Transport Innovation Zone

Additional Innovation Zone sessions this week will explore blockchain, artificial intelligence and sustainable alternative jet fuels (SAJF). The industry’s future will also be in focus at EBACE’s annual Careers in Business Aviation Day and an interactive “YoPro” session featuring European aviation’s leading Young Professionals.

Photo ops: Several eVTOL aircraft and cutting-edge technology concepts will be displayed adjacent to the Innovation Zone, in the new Innovation Pavilion.

Media interested in interviewing related speakers should inquire at the Press Headquarters in Palexpo, Hall 3, Room X.

EBACE2019 brings together the world’s leading aviation manufacturers, top business leaders and entrepreneurs in the largest annual event dedicated to Europe’s business aviation industry. Learn more about EBACE2019.

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