11th Arab Aviation Summit to focus on AI and sustainability

11th Arab Aviation Summit to focus on AI and sustainability

This year's theme is ‘Exploring the Future of Travel’

The 2024 edition of the Arab Aviation Summit (AAS) will take place in Ras Al Khaimah from 27 to 28 February.

Topics to be explored include how the digital revolution is reshaping the sector with a focus on integrating artificial intelligence (AI) in aviation and tourism.

Discussions will also revolve around ESG considerations, reducing carbon emissions and the adoption of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in a bid to reach sustainability goals.

The summit will see a gathering of industry leaders, innovators and experts from across the globe to take to the stage to share insights and call for new industry standards.

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Speakers include Julia Simpson, president and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council and Abdul Wahab Teffaha, secretary general of the Arab Air Carriers Organisation (AACO).

In addition, industry veterans Adel Al Ali, CEO of Air Arabia and Tero Taskila, CEO of BEOND Airlines will provide perspectives on the trends shaping the industry’s trajectory.

Arab Aviation Summit director Frederico Fernandes said: “The Arab Aviation Summit 2024 is not just an event; it is a powerful ecosystem and a think tank where the brightest minds convene to chart the future of travel.

"We’re poised to initiate critical dialogues and learn with brilliant minds and innovators what will define and disrupt the trajectory of the aviation and tourism sectors globally, positioning the Arab industry as a leading force for this future.”

A new addition to the summit for 2024 will be the expert-led Masterclasses that aim to provide participants with advanced insights across various industry-specific domains, from navigating challenges to seizing opportunities.

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