Momentum is building behind sustainable aerospace. Decarbonisation will require deep collaboration, and the engagement of a whole industry beyond commercial aircraft - including space and helicopters.

The Airbus Summit, was held on 21-22 September 2021, bringing together renowned aerospace experts, operators, thinkers, journalists, influencers, and policy makers worldwide. This industry-wide conversation explored the innovations and cross-sector partnerships that will change the way we travel forever. 

The overarching theme throughout the Summit was sustainability and decarbonisation; and more specifically how Airbus and the industry will come together to implement the necessary mix of solutions for a credible journey towards net zero. 

Best of Airbus Summit 2021

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Airbus Summit 2021 Proceedings

As a record of the event in September 2021, the rich, varied discussions have been summarized in a booklet format. It presents each debate and panel including the speakers and the topics that were addressed.  

Replays of the Airbus Summit 2021

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Agenda

Airbus Summit 2021 Agenda

Click on the links below for more info about the content and speakers

 The technology challenge
The technology challenge

Decarbonisation starts now and the journey to 2035 | 21-22 September 2021 | #AirbusSummit

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The future is electric

eVTOL & electrification strategy at Airbus | 21 September 2021 | #AirbusSummit

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The road to net-zero

Perspective from airlines | 21-22 September 2021 | #AirbusSummit

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Static display

Airbus' products and innovations | 21 September 2021 16.30 - 18.00 CEST | #AirbusSummit

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Space insights for climate action

22 September 2021 | #AirbusSummit

Making net-zero carbon aviation a reality
Making net-zero carbon aviation a reality

A collective challenge | 22 September 2021 | #AirbusSummit

Preparing for tomorrow
Preparing for tomorrow

People and skills we will need | 22 September 2021 | #AirbusSummit


 

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