‘Roadmap to Recovery’: The 2022 Arab Aviation Summit agenda

‘Roadmap to Recovery’: The 2022 Arab Aviation Summit agenda

The region’s leading aviation and tourism experts will convene in Ras Al Khaimah from 28 February to 2 March

The ninth edition of the Arab Aviation Summit (AAS) will take place at Al Hamra International Exhibition & Conference Centre in Ras Al Khaimah.

With the global aviation and tourism sector gaining traction, this year’s summit will focus on ‘The Roadmap to Recovery’ with industry experts discussing the opportunities and challenges in ramping up the sector’s growth in the Middle East region.

Extensive workshops will be held ahead of the summit, which takes place on 1 March, to discuss the regional trends in aviation and tourism.

The summit will also reiterate the strong links between tourism, aviation and hospitality, three core growth sectors that have a dominant role in post-pandemic recovery for local economies

Experts will discuss global best practices, and measures taken to build the resilience of the aviation and the tourism sector and a white paper, based on deliberations of participants, will be created after the summit.


Keynote speakers confirmed at this year’s Arab Aviation Summit include: Kamil Al-Awadhi, regional vice president, Africa and the Middle East, IATA; Athanasios Titonis, CEO, Ras Al Khaimah International Airport; Adel Al Ali, Group CEO, Air Arabia; Raki Phillips, CEO, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA); Mikail Houari, president, Airbus Africa Middle East; Maen Razouqi, CEO, Kuwait Airways; Basmah Al-Mayman, regional director of the Middle East UNWTO, and Muzzammil Ahussain, executive vice president, Travel, Seera Group.

The 2022 Arab Aviation Summit  will be hosted in collaboration with RAKTDA and supported by global industry partners such as Airbus, CFM, Air Arabia, Turkish Technic and Collins Aerospace.

Al Hamra International Exhibition & Conference Centre in Ras Al Khaimah, the location of the 2022 event offers state-of-the-art meeting facilities. It also lays claim to being the first certified safe meeting facility in the world, with certification from Bureau Veritas, the international leader in testing and inspection services, and the Safe Travel Stamp from World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). 

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