Over 30 countries attending Global Investment in Aviation Summit in Dubai

Date 8.1.2019

Dubai, UAE: The Global Investment in Aviation Summit, an initiative of the UAE
General Civil Aviation Authority, will be held on 27-29 January 2019 at the
Intercontinental Dubai Festival City with the participation of at least 30 countries.
Participating countries include Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Morocco, Lebanon, Jordan, United
States, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, India, Australia, Canada, Germany, Italy, France,
Ireland, Ukraine, Albania, Brazil, Malaysia, Nigeria, and many others.
Under the theme “Linking Developed and Emerging Markets through Attractive Aviation
Investment Opportunities”, the event will have a number of panel discussions for
professionals, investors, and business leaders to share their knowledge and expertise,
extrapolate current economic conditions and opportunities in the aviation and air
transport sector.
The official speakers include senior officials and economic figures including H.E Sultan
bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy and Chairman of the Board of Directors of
the General Civil Aviation Authority in the UAE, HE Aimen bin Ahmed Al Hosani, Chief
Executive Officer of Oman Airports, Engr. Alaa Samman, Head of Privatization &
Investments of General Authority of Civil Aviation in Saudi Arabia, Lorenzo Di Loreto,
VP Sales and Marketing of Munich Airport, and Pierre-Hugues Schmit, Chief
Commercial Officer at Vinci Airports.
Day one agenda includes a special session for ministers and heads of transport
agencies entitled “The Vision of Global Aviation Leaders in the Field of Aviation
Investment and Sustainability”. The summit will also have panel discussions on
“Investment in Airports: Models of Investment and Incentive to Strengthen the Global
Airport Infrastructure”, “UAE Vision and Platform to Invest in the Aviation Sector”, “Next
and Innovative Steps to Invest in New Aviation Sectors”, and “Global Aviation Finance”.

H.E Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director General of the General Civil Aviation
Authority, said, “Over the past years, United Arab Emirates has been able to achieve a
distinguished economic and investment position. It has become a major engine of
growth and an important economic benchmark not only locally, but also in the region as
a whole. The UAE, through its efforts to promote it in various international forums, has
become a major destination for business and investment from around the world.”
Al Suwaidi added, “UAE has unique qualifications that complement and harmonize via
its 7 emirates, making it an ideal venue to showcase the most important investment
opportunities offered by the aviation and air transport industry. UAE is one of the
leading countries in this area as it is not only a leader in organizing major economic
events, but also has strong and distinctive economic positions with investors and
companies being recognized for the business opportunities in the sector that meet their
growing aspirations for growth and expansion.”
It is worth mentioning that the General Civil Aviation Authority is the federal authority
that manages and regulates the UAE airspace and the aviation sector in order to serve
the public in a dynamic and thriving aviation environment.

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