On Monday, October 7th, The Washington Post Live will host Taking Flight, a live event at Nasdaq in Times Square in Manhattan focused on how advances in technology, efficiency and design are reshaping the future of aviation in the air and on the ground..

Speakers, including JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes and Head of Uber Elevate Eric Allison will discuss intelligent airports, aerial ridesharing and the comeback of supersonic jet travel.

This event will be livestreamed at wapo.st/takingflight. Media who wish to attend must RSVP to nancy.murphy@washpost.com

Additional Speakers include:

  • Richard Cotton, Executive Director, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
  • Blake Scholl, CEO, Boom Supersonic
  • Michael Huerta, Former FAA Administrator
  • John Nance, Aviation Analyst
  • Michael Boyd, Aviation Analyst

In a sponsored segment by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group, Steve Haro, Vice President, Global Marketing and Strategy at Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. will talk about the Mitsubishi SpaceJet.

Wednesday, October 2

Networking Breakfast: 8:30 a.m.

Program: 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Nasdaq, 10th Floor

151 West 43rd Street. NY, NY 10036