Boeing announce presentation ahead of the Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling 2021 Conference in 3 weeks

Top Quote SMi Group reports: Boeing will speak, sponsor, and exhibit at the upcoming Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling Conference in London this month. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) November 10, 2021 - In a recent announcement, the US Air Force had awarded Boeing a follow-up contract, valued at $23.8 billion) to ensure continued support to its C-17 Globemaster III aircraft fleet. Under the Performance-Based Logistics (PBL) contract, Boeing will support the USAF C-17 global fleet of 275 aircraft by performing critical sustainment activities, including engineering, field support, and material management.

    The C-17 Globemaster aircraft is used as a strategic airlift workhorse by the USAF and global operators. The heavy transporter recently illustrated itself during the evacuation of Kabul, Afghanistan, by the United States and its allies. On August 15, 2021, as many as 823 people were flown out of Hamid Karzai International Airport by a single C-17 Globemaster III, a record for the aircraft. (source:

    Delegates at the 22nd Annual Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling Conference in London on 30th November and 1st December 2021, will hear industry presentations from key commercial partners across the domain including Boeing, who have released their speaker and presentation details ahead of the event.

    For those interested in attending the meeting in three weeks, registration will be closing soon, and places are becoming limited. Register at

    As a Sponsor, Boeing will be exhibiting and speaking at the conference on 'Flexible and Customizable Customer Support – It’s all about the end result', which will be presented by Ms Indra Duivenvoorde, Director, Europe & Israel International Government and Defence, Boeing Global Services.

    The presentation will cover:
    • Benefits of PBL Support Programs
    • Emerging Boeing Tools to Optimize Fleet Performance
    • KC-46A Program Update

    Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries. Boeing products and services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, C4ISR, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, and performance-based logistics and training. Boeing has a long tradition of aerospace innovation. Its broad range of capabilities includes creating new, more efficient members of its commercial airplane family, creating advanced technology solutions for military customers, and integrating aircraft, defense systems and warfighters through network-enabled solutions.

    The full programme is available at

    In addition, delegates will hear more presentations from key commercial partners across the domain including Lead Sponsor Embraer, Gold Sponsor Airbus, and Sponsors AJW Aviation, Honeywell Aerospace, and Leonardo.

    Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling
    Conference: 30th November – 1st December 2021
    Venue: St Ermin's Hotel, London, UK
    Lead Sponsor: Embraer
    Gold Sponsor: Airbus
    Sponsors and Exhibitors: AJW Aviation, Boeing, Honeywell Aerospace, Leonardo
    Networking Reception hosted by Airbus: 29th November 2021
    Networking Reception hosted by Embraer: 30th November 2021

    SMi Group offer direct access to key decision makers through tailored sponsorship and exhibitor packages. For details contact Sadia Malick on +44 (0) 207 827 6748 or email smalick ( @ ) smi-online dot co dot uk

    For delegate enquiries, please contact James Hitchen on +44 (0) 20 7827 6054 or email jhitchen ( @ ) smi-online dot co dot uk

    About SMi Group:
    Established since 1993, the SMi Group is a global event-production company that specializes in Business-to-Business Conferences, Workshops, Masterclasses and online Communities. We create and deliver events in the Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical industries. We pride ourselves on having access to the world’s most forward-thinking opinion leaders and visionaries, allowing us to bring our communities together to Learn, Engage, Share and Network. More information can be found at

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