Crisis Response to Aviation Disasters


Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 10:15am to 11:30am


Taubman Building, Room 275, Harvard Kennedy School
Dena Elkhatib (MC/MPA Candidate) and Joanna Kolatsis, Partner and Head of Aviation and Travel at Hill Dickinson, will discuss crisis management in aviation, the evolving nature of crisis response in the travel sector, and the change in the legal framework around these types of matters including criminalization. Dena was Senior Legal Counsel to flydubai during the loss of their aircraft in 2016 in Rostov-on Don, Russia. Joanna was General Legal Counsel for Helios in 2005 during the loss of their aircraft in Greece and continues to advise on a number of aviation and travel crisis related issues. 

This event is co-sponsored by the Crisis Management PIC and the Program on Crisis Leadership (Ash and Taubman Centers), Harvard Kennedy School.