Upcoming events


The Aviation Club hosts eight Club events annually, which are open to Members and their invited guests.  Each event offers an excellent platform for business, hospitality and networking in a friendly club-like environment.

The lunches are traditionally held at the Institute of Directors at 116 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5ED, with an average of 150 attendees at each function and plenty of opportunity to connect with industry peers and expand your industry contacts.

Details for forthcoming events are shown below.  Please click on the relevant link to book your places via our secure online booking system.


Thursday 15 June:  Lunch with Michael Huerta, Administrator FAA

Michael Huerta runs the FAA in the USA, and is responsible for the safety and efficiency of the largest aerospace system in the world. He oversees a $16.3 billion dollar budget and more than 47,000 employees.  With a new US President in post, what does he see as his main challenges?

Wednesday 12 July:  Lunch with The Secretary of State for Transport, The Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP

The Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, will have been in post for almost a year when he speaks to the Club and negotiations should be under way over terms for the UK exiting the EU.   What are his priorities for our industry?

Thursday 20 July:  Annual Reception in the Peer’s Dining Room, House of Lords, Westminster

This year’s Annual Reception will be held in the prestigious Peer’s Dining Room at the House of Lords, Westminster.  A popular evening function, the Reception is an opportunity to catch up with member contacts and offers a great platform for hosting corporate guests at a truly amazing venue. 

Thursday 14 September:  Lunch with John Slattery, President and CEO Embraer Commercial Aircraft

John Slattery was appointed as President and CEO on Embraer Commercial Aircraft in July 2016, having joined as VP for Customer Finance and Asset Management in March 2011.  Prior to that he spent 15 years in executive and leadership roles at a number of aircraft leasing businesses and financial institutions.  For a personal insight twelve months on, this is a speaker not to be missed.  

Refund policy:  Refunds will be made on cancellations received ten working days prior to an event, less a £12 (inc VAT) administration charge.  After this period, no refunds will be given, and any cancellations or no-shows will be subject to full charge.

Thursday 15 June

Michael Huerta

Administrator, FAA

Wednesday 12 July 2017

The Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP

Secretary of State for Transport

Thursday 14 September 2017

John Slattery

President & CEO

Embraer Commercial Aviation