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Saudia gets place on the IATA governing board

Posted 24 November 2020 · Add Comment

Saudi Arabian Airlines’ (Saudia) new director general Ibrahim Al-Omar, has been appointed to the governing board of directors of IATA, the international airline association at today's AGM.

Al Omer succedded Sami Sindi, for the DG post last month. The former Harvard business school graduate was previously governor of the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA).

The appointment was approved by the whole AGM that was attended on a virtual platform from around the world.

ibrahim Al-Omar on the IATA board. (Image Argaam)

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