McKinsey at the

Farnborough International Airshow

July 18–22, 2022

McKinsey is proud to partner with Farnborough International at the 2022 Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) to bring experts together addressing topics related to aviation, space, and defense technology. We will be onsite all week, joining main stage conversations and hosting gatherings and discussions at our chalet. Check back here for ongoing updates on conversations, reflections, and insights from the week’s events.

Events and Registration

McKinsey at FIA: Featured events

Please browse our schedule and RSVP to our hosted receptions.


Airbus and Boeing leaders discuss the future of sustainable aviation

Dr. Will Roper discusses the digital imperative in aerospace and defense

Conversations in future air mobility with JoeBen Bevirt, Joby Aviation

The “green” general Tom Middendorp discusses the future of sustainability and defense

Featured Insights

Blog Post

Future air mobility funding still flows, although down from 2021

– After record inflows of funding in 2021, funding has resumed more normal growth thus far in 2022 because of five main factors. The industry’s long-term outlook remains positive.

Debugging the software talent gap in aerospace and defense

– As aerospace and defense players accelerate their mission to transition from hardware to software, we see four talent imperatives.
Blog Post

A dual approach to decarbonization in aerospace

– In aviation, fuel-related emissions generate the vast majority of climate impact. But aerospace players also need to improve sustainability within manufacturing, assembly, and maintenance.

Related Practice

Aerospace & Defense

McKinsey Aerospace & Defense helps clients push boundaries in air and space, and safeguard livelihoods through capabilities, technologies, and talent.

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