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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. The event is supported by the Greek Ministry for Climate Crisis and Civil Protection.



AFF Europe 2023 will be held at the Grand Resort Lagonissi. Tangent Link has negotiated special rates for attendees during their stay in Greece (available until 1 September).  Attendees will be able to make a hotel reservation as part of the online registration process, or please use the link below.


Room categories will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis. Any cancellations must be received in writing, verbal cancellations are not accepted. Please note that the discounted rate will be available for the event days. For any pre or post event requests, please contact:

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


25th edition of Aerial Firefighting Series 




Start: 17 October 2023
End: 19 October 2023
Tangent Link Limited

Event Information

Event schedule





Monday 16 October

Exhibition set-up

Cosmos Ballroom

Pre-Function Drinks


Tuesday 17 October


Cosmos Ballroom

Conference Sessions

Zeus Ballroom

Drinks Reception (sponsored by Sabena)


  Wednesday 18 October


Cosmos Ballroom

Conference Sessions

Zeus Ballroom

Event Dinner (sponsored by De Havilland)

TBC (Grand Resort Lagonissi)

Thursday 19 October

Coaches depart to Live/Static Displays


Live/Static Displays (until lunchtime)

Tatoi Air Base

Event Close



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

Date:                Wednesday 18 October 2023
Time:                19:00
Location:           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.






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