All eyes on Aviation World Middle East 2005


Aviation World Middle East 2005 is the first global aviation conference focusing on the booming Middle East region.

The two-day conference will be held between May 9 and 10, 2005, at the InterContinental Dubai, UAE. It is the only regional event of its kind, bringing together both passenger and cargo operators, investors, entrepreneurs and suppliers.
This event offers a unique speaker line-up of the region’s top senior executives offering an expert insight into the development of the Middle East’s aviation market. Participants will benefit from two days of indepth coverage of the issues that are shaping the future of the aviation industry in the Middle East region by listening to keynote presentations and cutting edge case studies from the leading figures in the industry and understand how the airlines are restructuring their business models to meet the surge in demand expected over the coming years.
Companies that have already confirmed their attendance include Arab Air Carriers Organisation, Royal Jordanian Airlines, Air Arabia, Yemen Airways, Air India, Emirates, Etihad Crystal Cargo, Air claims, Gulf Air, Royal Jet, Seabury Group, JP Morgan Chase & Co, Willis Aerospace, Dubai Islamic Bank, National Bank of Sharjah, Aster Airservices.
The aviation market has been rocked by crisis after crisis, SARS, terrorism war and fuel prices. However, in an industry full of bad news, the Middle East aviation market is booming. Airlines in the region have placed in excess of $10 billion dollars worth of orders for new aircraft. This is in order to match the ever-increasing demand for passenger and cargo traffic over the next decade and beyond.
Therefore, in this time, of change and growing optimism there has never been a better time to come together to exchange views and ideas on how the industry can shape its business practices for the future. Aviation World Middle East is the ideal forum where the leading executives from the region are coming together to tackle the major strategic problems head.
With a senior speaker line-up including Adel Ali, CEO, Air Arabia, Ahmed Al Hammadi, vice-president, finance, Gulf Air, V. Thulasidas, chairman and managing director, Air India, Tilmann Gabriel, CEO, Royal Jet, Ram Menen, senior vice-president, cargo, Emirates SkyCargo, and Abdul Wahab Teffaha, secretary general, Arab Air Carriers Organisation, the focus will be on business models, the low cost revolution, technological innovation, customer experience and the air cargo opportunity.