MRO Europe Returns In-Person on October 19-21 at the RAI Amsterdam

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aviation Week’s MRO Europe (#MROE), the largest gathering of the aviation maintenance community in Europe, will be held in-person October 19-21 at the RAI Amsterdam. After a switch to virtual in 2020, the return to face-to-face networking is generating excitement, with attendees looking to reconnect with their industry colleagues during three days of conference sessions and two days in the exhibition hall.

Aviation Week Network is working closely with local authorities and suppliers to ensure a safe return to in-person events and will help registered attendees meet The Netherlands’ travel requirements. Please visit our travel page for updates and guidance. Protecting the health and safety of our attendees is at the forefront as the industry returns to in-person events. Learn more about what to expect when you arrive onsite at MRO Europe.

With over 350 exhibitors, 30 expert speakers and a senior level attendee profile from airlines, OEMs, MROs, suppliers, lessors, and service providers, MRO Europe provides genuine opportunities for those looking to do business in the commercial aviation aftermarket. Airline buyers from over 30 global operators will be represented at the event, both as speakers at the conference and as attendees to the exhibition.

“Face to face networking has never been more important,” said Lydia Janow, Senior Vice President of Events for Aviation Week Network. “We are here to ensure that our attendees and exhibitors have three days of successful and safe connections with their aviation industry colleagues.”

The conference agenda will feature presentations by industry experts and top airline executives including:

Anne Brachet, EVP, Air France- KLM Engineering/MRO

Iván González Vallejo, Director Strategy and Supply Chain, Iberia Maintenance

Michael Grootenboer, SVP Engines Product, Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance

Anne Larilahti, VP Sustainability, Finnair

Ásgeir Bjarni Larusson, Director, Technical Operations, Icelandair

Saúl Martín Álvarez, Line Maintenance Director, Iberia

Neil Russell, Chief Operating Officer, Aero Norway

Swaran Sidhu, Head of Fleet Technical Management, easyJet

Phil Wardlaw, Director of Engineering/VP Engineering & Maintenance, Virgin Atlantic

Maciej Wilk, Chief Operating Officer, LOT Polish Airlines

MRO Europe features hosted sessions, product briefings and complimentary content in the Go Live Theatre located on the show floor. This content is open to all attendees.

See here to register for MRO Europe.

Platinum Sponsors include HEICO, Lufthansa Technik, Pratt & Whitney, and StandardAero.

Exhibition Hall hours are:

Wednesday, October 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Conference hours are:

Tuesday, October 19, 2:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Wednesday, October 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


Aviation Week Network is the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace, and defense industries, serving 1.7 million professionals around the world. Industry professionals rely on Aviation Week Network to help them understand the market, make decisions, predict trends, and connect with people and business opportunities. Customers include the world’s leading aerospace manufacturers and suppliers, airlines, airports, business aviation operators, militaries, governments and other organizations that serve this worldwide marketplace. Aviation Week Network’s portfolio delivers award-winning journalism, data, intelligence and analytical resources, world-class tradeshows and conferences, and results-driven marketing services and advertising is helping our customers succeed. Aviation Week Network is part of Informa Markets, a division of Informa PLC.


Informa Markets creates platforms for industries and specialist markets to trade, innovate and grow. Our portfolio is comprised of more than 550 international B2B events and brands in markets including Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Infrastructure, Construction & Real Estate, Fashion & Apparel, Hospitality, Food & Beverage, and Health & Nutrition, among others. We provide customers and partners around the globe with opportunities to engage, experience and do business through face-to-face exhibitions, specialist digital content and actionable data solutions. As the world’s leading exhibitions organiser, we bring a diverse range of specialist markets to life, unlocking opportunities and helping them to thrive 365 days of the year. For more information, please visit


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