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The Tangent Link Aerial Firefighting series returns to Greece for 2023, the leading event for Aerial Firefighting professionals in Europe. The two-day conference and exhibition will provide a platform for AFF specialists to debate and present on current aerial fighting challenges in Europe, with an emphasis on Southern and Eastern Europe/Mediterranean stakeholders.

Tangent Link are delighted to invite all stakeholders to this forum to directly engage with government experts, aerial operators, and technology providers from all over the world.


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AFF Europe 2023 will be held at the luxury Grand Resort Lagonissi, situated on the Athenian Riviera. It is close to Athens International Airport (20 minutes) and the center of Athens (45 minutes).

Please contact the hotel directly to make a reservation. All the rooms in our block booking have sold out, so any reservations will now be subject to availability.

Katerina Strati
Mob: +30 6956 601980 / Tel: +30 22910 76668


25th edition of Tangent Link's global Aerial Firefighting Series 



Sponsored by


Start: 17 October 2023
End: 18 October 2023
Tangent Link Limited

Event Information

Event schedule





Monday 16 October

Exhibition set-up

Cosmos Ballroom

Pre-Event Drinks

TBC (Grand Resort Lagonissi)

Tuesday 17 October


Cosmos Ballroom

Conference Sessions

Zeus Ballroom

Drinks Reception (sponsored by Sabena technics)

TBC (Grand Resort Lagonissi)

  Wednesday 18 October


Cosmos Ballroom

Conference Sessions

Zeus Ballroom

Event Dinner (sponsored by DHC)

Poolside (Grand Resort Lagonissi)



Event Dinner (sponsored by De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited)

All Exhibitors, Delegations and Delegates are invited to a Greek BBQ buffet.

Date:                Wednesday 18 October 2023
Time:                19:00
Location:           Poolside, Grand Resort Lagonissi
Dress code:      Smart casual

Attendees will be asked to confirm their attendance and dietary requirements during the online registration process. 


Dress code

The dress code for the event is business attire. If applicable, uniform may be worn.  This helps to promote networking and service recognition among delegates. The dress code for the social functions will be smart casual.


Photography / Videography

Photography and audio/video recording are strictly prohibited at the event unless prior approval has been granted.  Please contact Louise Smith if you have any queries about this.






Hellenic Republic Ministry for Climate Crisis and Civil Protection

Hellenic Air Force

Global Fire Monitoring Centre

AerialFire Magazine

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