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EgyptAir hosts AACO 51st General Assembly

Posted 6 November 2018 · Add Comment

EgyptAir has hosted the 51st Annual General Assembly Meeting of the Arab Air Carriers' Organization (AACO), held in Cairo from the 5th till the 7th of November, 2018.

Yesterday was the opening ceremony at the Citadel "Salah Eldin" in Cairo, attended by Capt. Sameh El-Hefny, Head of the Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority, Capt. Ahmed Adel,  Chairman and CEO of EgyptAir Holding Company and Abdul Wahab Teffaha, AACO Secretary-General, the AACO airlines members, in addition to representatives of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the Arab Civil Aviation Commission (ACAC), the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the European Commission, the African Airlines Association (AFRAA), and a number of regional airline associations. 

"Egypt is a leading country in the aviation industry in Africa and the Middle East; Egypt is keen on consolidating cooperation among Arab countries in the field of civil aviation and working towards taking a unified Arab position that represents the interests of the Arab airlines. The airline members witnessed a significant, development that has contributed to the economic, development in the Arab world, despite the recent crises happened in the region and affected the industry," said Capt. Sameh El- Hefny.

He added that the Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority spares no effort to cooperate continuously and exchange experiences in the field of aviation laws and regulations, etc. in order to enhance aviation safety procedures and achieve the goal of promoting the Egyptian and Arab civil aviation field.

Meanwhile, Capt. Ahmed Adel, Chairman and CEO of EgyptAir Holding Company and Chairman of the 51st General Assembly Meeting of the AACO said:

"EgyptAir hosting of this major event stems from its leading position in the region as a global airline with an effective role in exchanging experiences and supporting the aviation industry with AACO member states at Arab, regional and international levels over 53 years, since it has joined AACO. This year, EgyptAir is hosting the AACO General Assembly meeting for the fifth time.”

He highlighted EgyptAir role, under the umbrella of the Egyptian Ministry of Civil Aviation, in supporting the AACO activities in the face of major challenges and promoting aviation around the world by creating effective channels among member airlines and devising new strategies to make air travelling more enjoyable and safer. 

 

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