Associations of Star Alliance Pilots | Executive Board
NOTICE OF MEETING: ASAP EXBD 17-02
OSAKA, JAPAN (KIX) OCTOBER 24-27, 2017
Dear ASAP Executive Board Members, Delegates and Observers,
On behalf of the ASAP Officers, we have the pleasure of inviting you and your representatives, to attend the ASAP Executive Board Meeting, to be held in Japan from October 24, 2017 through October 27, 2017. The Meeting will be held at the Swissotel Nankai, Osaka.
The meeting will be hosted by ACA (ANA Crew Association). Our hosts are preparing an impressive logistical event. We urge you to not delay on your registration, as space may be limited. We intend to accommodate everyone interested in attending.
Every member in your delegation has to register at Alliancepilot.org.
If you have not accessed the member login section before, click on www.alliancepilot.org/member-sign-up and join as an ASAP member.
Register for the ASAP EXBD 17-02 Meeting in the members area of alliancepilot.org, which includes two optional add-ons:
Day 2: Kyoto Tour (Fee will be collected during the meeting)
Day 4: Special Guest Speaker Presentation (No fee)
Follow instruction for Hotel room reservations, for Special rate, booking must be made before September 21, 2017
Osaka is served by Kansai International Airport (KIX) and Otami Airport (ITM). Alternatively, flying into Tokyo there is a transfer either by plane or train. Either from Haneda (HND) to Osaka Otami Airportt (ITM), Haneda to Kansai (KIX), or Narita (NRT) to Itami (ITM).
Taking the Bullet Train from Tokyo to Osaka is a 2.5-hour journey with a cost of approximately 14.000yen. From Shin Osaka station, you can connect with the local train.
Transfer from KIX airport to the hotel is approximately 45 minutes by public transportation. ITM airport is a bit closer to the hotel.
Please send the Chairman (firstname.lastname@example.org) any requests or ideas for agenda items. A proposed agenda will be provided on or before September 21, 2017. A final agenda will be published with the meeting documentation 10 days prior to the meeting on the ASAP website (alliancepilot.org).
Regularly scheduled elections will take place on Thursday, October 27th for ASAP Executive Board Vice-Chairman for a term of 2 (two) years. As per the ASAP bylaws, the intention is to rotate the Officer positions among the Member Associations so if you are interested or would like more information about the positions, please let the current officers know.
Planning is well underway for the social events, including a tour of Kyoto. This tour will take a full day, tentatively scheduled for Wednesday. The day ends at a traditional Japanese restaurant owned by the family of the ACA Chairman, where a cultural dance performance is also planned.
This event will create an excellent occasion to informally exchange ideas, concepts and strategies amongst peers. Please plan accordingly.
PROFESSOR PRESENTATION ASIA AVIATION
Half Day, in depth presentation and analysis of the Asian Commercial Aviation Sector.
Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of ASAP!
Detailed information will follow. Thank you for your consideration.
Al, Jack and Gary