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30 November - 2 December 2021
The circleZurich

30 November - 2 December 2021|The circle, Zurich

Uniting global airport leaders and investors for 28 years

Collaborate. Redefine. Sustain.

Connect with industry experts at the largest, most senior gathering of airport operators and investors.

New eMagazine!

With lots of insights from GAD World and GAD Americas to share, we collated some of the key learnings of the event in one accessible eMagazine.

The world's leading airport privatisation and finance forum

A global agenda

GAD World is the only forum dedicated to airport investment, partnerships, finance and performance

In 2021 we are looking forward to coming together in Zurich to share expertise on how airport models are fairing in the current climate, what is the latest thinking on airport PPPs and ownership models, environmental concerns and best practice strategy for returning to growth.

Learn from the best brains in the business

The GAD World 100+ speaker faculty represents the 'who's who' of airport operator and investor community and brings together an an unrivalled pool of expertise in airport management, concession and financing models.

Don't miss this opportunity to tap into the best brains in the business and learn best practice from your peers. 

Join the GAD VIP community

GAD World is the most well established "who's who" gathering of global airport owners and operators, airport executives, investors, financiers, regulators, governments and authorities. GAD is the community hub and we are always looking for new members! 

We invite airline representatives, airport C-suite executives (CEOs, CFOs or equivalent) and regulatory authorities to attend as our guests. 

Your safety is our priority

Our number one priority is bringing the GAD community back to a face-to-face event safely.

We are working with local authorities, venue partners and suppliers and continually adapting to the latest guidelines and safety protocol.

And we know there's uncertainty in the world right now that may be delaying your decision to book your place. So click here to see how we're giving you extra flexibility and peace of mind when booking.

THE BEST OF GAD world 2019

Get a sneak-peek of what to expect at GAD World this December.

Meet senior decision makers from airport operators, investors, airlines, regulators, policy makers and financiers.

The numbers that matter


industry experts


countries represented


of attendees are airport operators and investors

Book with confidence

We know there's uncertainty in the world right now. That's why we want to give you added flexibility and peace of mind when booking your place.

So if you book and pay by 10 September, you can cancel your place up to 14 days before the event, and receive a full refund.

Of course, if you prefer, you can send a colleague instead or transfer your booking onto another event.

And remember, 10 September is also when the best early booking discounts end.

Raymond Gray

Group CFO


I come to GAD every year - it's a great occasion. 


Discover new insights, interviews and articles from our global network of airport development experts

GAD World 2020: collaborate, redefine, sustain

Get a sneak-peek of what to expect at GAD World in the space of 90 seconds. 

Two events on a single, connected platform!  

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Stand out from the crowd

We'll provide you the platform to connect with global airport development leaders.

Whether you want to get your voice heard, get your brand seen or meet the people that matter to you - we can help.

For more information get in touch with Joseph on +44 (0) 7979 757841 or email

Air Transport Month 2020 November 9 – December 4

This integrated content program will span one month to bring the global air transport industry together to share insights on the current state of the market with webinars, data & intelligence, event coverage, in-depth journalism, a Marketplace, and more!

Connect, showcase and be a part of this powerhouse program that’s powered by Aviation Week Network's leading air transport brands, including Air Transport World, CAPA - Centre for Aviation, Aviation Daily, Routes, Fleet Discovery and Airport Strategy & Marketing (ASM).

Infrastructure Project Finance Training

Face-to-face, digital and bespoke in-company courses

GAD's learning partner, IFF, offers two, three and five day courses in London, virtual classroom courses, a postgraduate certificate distance learning programme and unique learning solutions tailored to your business needs.