The Arab Air Carriers Organisation annual general meeting has opened this evening at Al Gassar Resort in Doha, Qatar.
The event is held under the patronage of his highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani.
Representing the patron, his excellency Jassim Seif Ahmed Al Sulaiti, minister of transport, delivered the opening address.
The AGM will continue on November 6th-7th at the Doha Sheraton Resort & Convention Hotel.
It is expected to attract more than 300 leaders in the Arab and global aviation industry.
Working Sessions of the AGM will be held on November 6th in the Sheraton’s Al Dafna Hall during which AACO secretary general will present a report on the state of the industry.
Arab Civil Aviation Commission director general, Mohammad Al Alj, will speak about the common issues between AACO and ACAC, while International Air Transport Association chief executive Tony Tyler will talk about issues concerning the global aviation industry.
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This will be followed by a closed working session dedicated for AACO members to discuss and decide on internal and administrative issues related to AACO’s work and common strategic issues between members.
A special afternoon discussion session is scheduled to be held on the same day with the participation of several esteemed speakers.
Richard Quest, CNN anchor and correspondent, will moderate the session that will discuss the “Global Outlook of Arab Airlines”.
The General Meeting will conclude its work that day with a press conference featuring the AGM chairman and AACO secretary general, who will be available to answer questions of the media.