As the first airline to operate single-use plastic free flights in the world, Hi Fly is proud to be leading by example and to inspire others to follow its steps towards a more sustainable future.

Hi Fly was invited to share its sustainability journey at Portugal Air Summit, the largest Aeronautical Summit of the Iberian Peninsula, which is taking place in Ponte de Sor Aerodrome, between 13 and 17 October, under the theme “Flying for a new start”.

The five-day event brings together the most relevant entities and personalities in the industry to discuss the future of aviation, aeronautics, space and defence, serving as a meeting point for the industry’s stakeholders.

Ana Agostinho, from Hi Fly’s main sustainability partner, the Mirpuri Foundation, was a keynote speaker on the first day of the gathering. The conference “Mission: Sustainability” aimed to detail Hi Fly’s sustainability policy and share the tangible actions that are being implemented by the airline regarding corporate sustainability.

Other distinguished speakers of the first day included João Gomes Cravinho (Minister of National Defence), Pedro Nuno Santos (Ministry of infrastructure and housing), Rafael Schvartzman (Regional Vice President, Europa at IATA), Luís Ribeiro (CEO at ANAC), Thierry Ligonnière (CEO at ANA Aeroportos) and Rita Marques (Secretary of State for Tourism of Portuguese Government).

Portugal Air Summit is on its fifth edition, dedicating this year’s theme to the recovery of the aviation sector after the COVID-19 pandemic. The event counts on the participation of more than 200 speakers in 47 conferences, also featuring an exhibitor area and daily airshows. Review Hi Fly Conference (14.55 Lisbon Time, 13.55 UTC) here: