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AACO flies into Algeria

AACO flies into Algeria

The Arab Air Carriers Organisation is holding its 45th annual general meeting in Algeria under the high patronage of Abdelaziz Bouteflika, president of the Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria, and by kind invitation of Mohamed Salah Boultif, chief executive of Air Algérie. This year’s AGM gathers more than three hundred civil aviation leaders from the Arab world.

Arab Air Carriers Organisation criticises EU Emissions Trading Scheme

Arab Air Carriers Organisation criticises EU Emissions Trading Scheme

The Executive Committee of the Arab Air Carriers Organisation has met in Doha to discuss the controversial Emission Trading Scheme implemented by the European Union. Members of the regional aviation body, which represents the interests of commercial airlines across the Arab world, discussed the EU’s persistence in applying its ETS programme despite objections voiced by governments around the world about the scheme’s legality.

The BTN Interview: AACO Secretary General urges Governments to give aviation industry a chance

12th Dec 2011 Focus

The Arab Air Carriers Organisation recently closed the doors to its annual general meeting in Abu Dhabi on a positive but cautious note. BTN caught up with AACO Secretary General, Mr. Abdul Wahab Teffaha, to discuss the impact that Government taxation and restrictive regulations have had on global and Arab airlines, the importance of IT and telecommunications for airline passengers and his future predictions for Arab aviation.