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Qatar Airways to host CAPA Qatar Aviation Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit

Posted 31 January 2020 · Add Comment

Following the success of last year’s CAPA Qatar Aviation, Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit, the first summit of its kind held in the Middle East, Qatar Airways looks forward to welcoming industry leaders, national regulatory authorities, international and regional aviation organisations, and air transport executives from around the world to Doha next month for the second edition.

 

The summit will see senior aviation decision-makers from across the public and private sector gather for two days, from 5-6 February 2020, to discuss the latest issues and developments regarding international aviation regulation.

 

Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker, said: “Given the complex global regulatory environment airlines operate in, I am pleased that this Summit will gather high-level industry experts from both the public and private sector to engage in meaningful discussion on the issues and challenges faced by our industry.”

 

CAPA – Centre for Aviation Chairman Emeritus, Peter Harbison said: “With vastly different aviation regulation across the globe, it is essential that we continue an open dialogue on the issues and opportunities that come with open skies and market access. We are pleased to partner with Qatar Airways again this year to provide this high-level platform of discussion for senior decision makers across the industry to engage and learn from each other.”

 

Key industry figures set to speak at the event include: Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Akbar Al Baker; IAG CEO, Willie Walsh; Coordinator for Transport and Tourism in European Parliament, José Ramón Bauzá Díaz; European Commission Director General Mobility and Transport,  Henrik Hololei; IATA CEO and Director General, Alexandre de Juniac; Kuwait Airways CEO,  Kamil Al Awadhi; Royal Jordanian CEO,  Stefan Pichler; RwandAir CEO, Yvonne Manzi Makolo; U.S. Department of Transportation Director International Office of Aviation,  Brian Hedberg; Malaysian Aviation Commission Director of Aviation Development,  Germal Singh Khera; African Airlines Association Secretary General,  Abderahmane Berthé; and AACO Secretary General,  Abdul Wahab Teffaha.

 

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