Demand for air travel is expected to continue to grow specially for our region. Innovation and technology are key enablers for this growth and can unlock many opportunities for the industry across the globe. In the Gulf and Near East region, innovative solutions are already being implemented and championed by many airlines and industry stakeholders, but challenges still exist. Infrastructure constraints, airport capacity, environmental sustainability, political and economic challenges impact the industry and how we can unlock the potential of the industry.
Innovation is about thinking outside the box. It’s about doing things differently to add more value and yield better results. Sometimes you only need to change one process, one transaction to propel forward.
The theme for IATA Innovation Forum for Gulf and Near East is "Exploring New Aviation Horizons" – IATA together, with our host, Etihad Airways, will tackle key topics, issues and opportunities affecting the industry and how innovation can help address them, including:
See the detailed agenda (pdf)
The forum will attract over 100 distinguished aviation decision makers and influencers from the Gulf and Near East region representing:
Join us for this exciting and informative event. You can register for the event using the online form. Book your hotel with our negotiated rate at the Crowne Plaza - Yas Island, More information, including guest speakers, and social events will be available online shortly and will be posted on this dedicated event page.
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