AME Industry Gazette - Summer 2017
A Sneak Peak on AME’s Aviation & Aeropolitical Affairs Day – Dead Sea, Jordan
under the patronage of his
Royal Highness Prince Faisal Bin Al Hussein and the kind hosting of Royal Jordanian, IATA will hold its joint
AME Aviation & Aeropolitical Affairs Day in collaboration with the Arab Air Carriers Organization (AACO), on October 04th – 5th, 2017. This regional event will be convened under the theme "Disrupting through Innovation" and will bring together distinguished aviation decision makers and influencers from across Africa, The Middle East and the globe.
Member & External Relations News
IATA continues to focus its efforts on key Aeropolitical issues in the region. Read further and let us know what you think IATA should do more by filling out the enclosed survey.
Get introduced to the newest and cutting edge technology in the aviation industry and training methods: RampVR virtual reality training solution and I-ASC Survey aimed at addressing the industry’s need to measure and improve safety culture
The aviation industry has proven its resilience and ability to overcome incidents that cause mass-disruptions to aviation, whether man-made or force-majeure incidents. This year has been no different.
Regional Economic Outlook
The strong industry-wide demand momentum has carried through into 2017, with both passenger and freight volumes growing well-above their long-term averages. Airlines in the Africa and Middle East region continue to face a challenging environment.
The reception of the IOSA certificate by Air Côte d’Ivoire in August 2017 demonstrated the industry’s strong commitment to use aviation as the driving force of the West African country’s economy.
News from Iraq
We present an analytical view on the economic sector, the development of the aviation industry and its contribution to the country’s GDP, touch basing on the challenges and opportunities in emerging markets.
IATA in Nigeria
IATA’s AME Regional Vice President engaged stakeholders in Nigeria, meeting with key aviation industry players such as Arik Air, Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, Allied Air Cargo, the Nigerian Travel Agents Association and Overland Airways