World Airways CEO To Speak At APEX Tech

Ed Wegel to speak on emerging technology trends that will transform low – cost airlines

Grace Maier / 815.275.9590 /

LOS ANGELES (January 29, 2018) – World Airways CEO, Ed Wegel will take center stage at APEX Tech to offer up the technology trends which all airlines, especially low cost airlines, will need to harness in the decades ahead. The airline industry event hosted by Airline Passengers Experience Association provides the industry and its members with information, guidance, analysis, and trend reporting on technology issues critical to the aviation industry.

Wegel will take the main stage to deliver his presentation,“The Rise of the Global Paxex Tech Savvy Low-Cost Carrier of the Next Decade,” during which he will unveil to attendees the types of technology needed for the emerging airline of the next decade.

Date: Tuesday,January 30, 2018
Time: 9:15 a.m. PST
Sheraton Gateway Hotel Los Angeles
6101 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Wegel will be available to the press following the presentation. To schedule interviews or to receive a copy of his presentation, contact Grace Maier at

World Airways has commenced its certification as a US flag carrier, subject to all US DOT and FAA regulations, and will seek to launch scheduled services in 2019.

About Ed Wegel
Ed has over 30 years experience in the airline industry, having served as a founder of Atlantic Coast Airlines/United Express and more recently founded the re-launch of Eastern Air Lines. He has also served as CEO of USAirways Express and as President and COO of BWIA in Trinidad. He
currently serves on the board of Flair Airlines in Canada, and recently launched AVi8 Air Capital, an aircraft leasing company.

About APEX Tech
APEX TECH provides a crucial forum for technical experts to review and discuss ongoing special projects of the APEX Technology Committee setting specifications and standards for the airline industry focused upon applying new technologies to the passenger experience. Attendees at APEX TECH will hear thought-leading presentations from within and outside the airline industry on cutting-edge technologies. Contributions made by delegates to APEX TECH shape airline travel technology more than any other industry event. For more information, visit