The Aviation Finance Festival

Jun 26 - Jun 27, 2018
The InterContinental Hotel, Ireland
founding partner

Where people and ideas connect

Join the rock stars of the aviation finance community for two days of chilled networking, amazing content, and expert analysis on the emerging trends and critical issues facing the aviation finance market. 

Drill down on your hottest challenges and priorities through our comprehensive streams and dedicated content zones to keep ahead of this changing market in H2 2018 and beyond.


“A very refreshing approach and format. Candid and quality discussions about the latest industry topics” Edward O'Byrne, Chief Investment Officer, AerCap


June is the perfect time to gather your critical business intelligence and our stellar line-up of expert speakers will provide you with inspiration, strategic ideas and tactical actions to address the challenges you face and effectively compete in tomorrow’s market.


“Ishka has successfully moved away from the traditional conference format, creating an environment which allows for genuine debate on key issues”  Richard Owen Walker, Head of Leasing and Investor Marketing, Airbus


So get into the summer mood, join the debate, and don’t miss this unique gathering of senior aviation finance professionals! 



Complimentary passes available for non-banking institutional investors and airline representatives
To register for your complimentary delegate pass, please email [email protected]

The Aviation Finance Festival brings together senior representatives from the airline, financing, legal and investor communities from across the globe for the dual purpose of learning from top industry thought-leaders and making valuable new connections.


Tackle The Industry’s Biggest Challenges

Ishka’s Aviation Finance Festival is a one-of-a-kind event inspiring aviation finance professionals to share ideas to help shape the future of the industry. Join us in Dublin for insightful panels, thought-provoking content and intimate networking.


Get Actionable Insights From Industry Leaders

Learn from the industry’s top though leaders in a series of innovative sessions and keynote panels taking place over two days. Ishka’s line-up of expert speakers offer practical, real-world insights to help you navigate the market. 


Tailored Content Streams

Our tailored content streams and interactive zones allow you to curate your own programme by selecting  the topics most relevant to you. Choose between dedicated debt, asset and lessor streams and, new for 2018, the Airline “Therapy Feedback’ stream, delivering honest appraisals and feedback from numerous airlines. 


Interactive Sessions

Spend time listening and collaborating with some of the top thought leaders in a series of interactive sessions such as...

Network and Unwind

From our pre-conference drinks reception to our closing BBQ, you’ll have endless opportunities to network with fellow attendees and share new ideas without the pressure of endless meetings.


June is the perfect time to consolidate, strategize and plan for the second half of the year – and fingers crossed, the Dublin weather will be better too! 

Book your place today 



For more information, please contact:
Tom Preselo; [email protected]
+44 (0)20 3176 3696

For sponsorship opportunities, please email:
Lewis Price; [email protected]



Our Festival experience is unique, but don’t take our word for it……

Richard Walker
“Ishka has successfully moved away from the traditional conference format, creating an environment which allows for genuine debate on key issues. The level of participation, both in terms of the attendees and their engagement clearly shows that Ishka have hit the mark.”
Richard Walker
Edward  O'Byrne
“A very refreshing approach and format. Candid and quality discussions about the latest industry topics.”
Edward O'Byrne
Chief Investment Officer , Aercap
Arnaud Fiscel
Arnaud Fiscel
Head of Transportation
Bank of China
Oliver Stuart-Menteth
Oliver Stuart-Menteth
Managing Director
Fintech Aviation Service
Phil  Seymour
Phil Seymour
IBA Group
John  Mowry
John Mowry
Managing Director
Alton Aviation Consultancy
mark harrison
mark harrison
Martin Browne
Martin Browne
Senior Marketing Manager
Aergo Capital
Pieter  Burger
Pieter Burger
Deloitte Ireland
Andy Mansell
Andy Mansell
Chief Commercial Officer & EVP
Aviation Capital Group
Amit Tyagi
Amit Tyagi
Chief Information Officer
Acumen Aviation
Otto Verhoeff
Otto Verhoeff
Managing Director
Paul Sheridan
Paul Sheridan
Acting MD
Accipiter Holdings
Eddy Pieniazek
Eddy Pieniazek
Head of Advisory
Christian  McCormick
Christian McCormick
Managing Director Finance
China Aircraft Leasing Corporation
Paul O'Callaghan
Paul O'Callaghan
EVP Portfolio Manager
Matthew O'Sullivan
Matthew O'Sullivan
M&G Investments
Konrad Blocher
Konrad Blocher
Head of Strategy
Tim  Coombs
Tim Coombs
Aviation Economics
Radha  Tilton
Radha Tilton
Managing Director
Goldman Sachs
Peter Huijbers
Peter Huijbers
China International Aviation Leasing Service Co., Ltd.
Alan  Buckley
Alan Buckley
‎SVP Aircraft Trading
GE Capital
Shane  Matthews
Shane Matthews
Head of Strategic & Market Analysis,
SMBC Aviation Capital
Michael Dowling
Michael Dowling
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise

The InterContinental Hotel

4 Simmonscourt Road

Dublin, Ireland

We have secured a limited number of rooms at a preferential rate for delegates who wish to stay at the InterContinental Dublin. Please note, rooms at this rate are limited and available on a first come, first-served basis so please book early for best selection and price. Please contact us for information on how to book: [email protected] 

The InterContinental Dublin is 15 minutes walk from the beach. Sumptuous decor, marble bathrooms, and beautiful landscaped gardens are offered at this luxurious, 5-star hotel. Located in Ballsbridge, one of Dublin's most affluent areas, the property boasts huge rooms, and a fantastic spa with an 20 yards swimming pool.

Herbert Park is just 5 minutes’ walk from the hotel, and Dublin’s centre can be reached in 10 minutes by car. 





Ishka Conference Highlights 

Ishka’s Investing in Aviation Finance: Europe conference returned to London on April 11th-12th 2018.  Watch the highlights and hear what our delegates had to say about the event 

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