Emirates News Agency – Dubai hosts a conference and exhibition on aircraft maintenance and design that brings together the sector’s most prominent leaders

DUBAI, February 20, 2020 (WAM) – The region’s Main Conference on Aircraft Maintenance, Repair and Repair and the Middle East Aircraft Exhibition will kick off on February 22-23 at the World Trade Center in Dubai, with the aim of contribute to advancing innovation and sustainability efforts in the sector.

Aviation Week, in collaboration with Tarsus Group, the event organizers, announced a list of the most prestigious domestic and international participating companies, the most important of which are Etihad Engineering, Dubai South, Sanad, Heiko, Lufthansa Technic, Standard Aero. , Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Ltd. – Haikou, Gearfloor and the Saudi Aerospace Engineering and Industry Company “Saei”.

The event includes the comprehensive Airline Payers program, which attracts 350 representatives from the most popular regional and international airlines, including Emirates Airlines, Etihad Airways, Air Arabia, Air France, Pakistan International Airlines, Kenya Airways, Oman Air, flynas and others.

Speakers for this year’s edition include Andre Cassie, Wizz Air Cabin Operations Technical Director, Nina Schulz, Managing Director of the Alliance of Independent Aircraft Modifiers, and Naveed Khan, Director of Aircraft Maintenance at Emirates Airlines. Discussions will focus on the most prominent innovative technologies and benefits of connected aircraft.

The second day of the exhibition will witness a discussion panel focusing on supply chain services in the field of aircraft maintenance, repair and repair, and another session aimed at discussing supply chain features in the current and future year. explore some of the most important. opportunity to save costs.

Both sessions will feature keynote speakers including Patrick Markham, Vice President of Technology Services, Heiko, Robert Gill, Head of Procurement and Supply Chain Management Group at Mubadala’s Sanad and Stolnikov, Director of Logistics and Procurement at VD Gulf .

This is immediately followed by a session on the evolution of passenger behavior and expectations, moderated by Mohammed Al Sharif, the engineer in charge of the Department of Interior Design and Engineering at Gulf Air.

Timothy Howes, Managing Director of Tarsus Middle East, said that the number of prestigious exhibitors participating in this exhibition, the only one of its kind in the region, reflects the recovery witnessed by the aviation sector in general in light of the return of travel demand expressing its pride in hosting a number of the most important companies specializing in the maintenance, repair and refurbishment of aircraft and their interiors globally, this year’s edition promises to provide a effective platform that allows exhibitors and participants to take advantage of the latest innovations in the sector, as well as important networking opportunities to achieve sustainable growth and collaboration.

Hawes added that this year he will witness the launch of a new communication application based on artificial intelligence, which gives attendees the opportunity to communicate before the start of the event and to book appointments on the site. This app is available for mobile phones for download through the Apple Store and Google Play under the name AIME MRO Middle East.

Lydia Jano, Aviation Week Events Managing Director, said: “We are fully aware of the sector’s shift towards promoting digital technologies and innovation, which is an important factor in keeping pace with future needs and being flexible.Strong recovery in the aviation sector.

The GoLife Theater platform brings together the most prominent decision-makers in the field of aircraft adaptation, maintenance, repair and refurbishment of aircraft, aircraft maintenance, repair and repair service providers, OEMs, landlords, suppliers and the most important specialists in avion. interior design who will present their latest innovations in the areas of sustainability, digital transformation, workforce and supply chain from the Program During Content as well as a review of modern technologies and the latest products and services.

Highlights of the agenda include a session involving executives and experts in aircraft maintenance, repair and refurbishment to study the state of the rental market and landlords at the regional level. Participants in this session are Fahd bin Hamza Sindi, CEO of Saudi Aerospace Engineering and Industry Company “Saei” and Fraser Currie, CEO of Jordanian Aircraft Maintenance Company Ltd. “Joramco”, Ziad Al-Hazmi, CEO of Lufthansa Technik Middle East and Lee Ann Shay, executive business editor for Aircraft Maintenance, Repair and Repair at Aviation Week.

Sam Choi, one of the world’s most popular aviation bloggers with over 650 million views on YouTube, moderates a panel discussion on “Aircraft Interiors” on the first day of the show, which focuses on improving communication and value chain collaboration .

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