Royal Jordanian hosted the ninety-second Executive Committee assembly of the Arab Air Carriers’ Organization (AACO) in Amman, by invitation of Samer Majali, vice chairman and CEO of Royal Jordanian. The assembly was chaired by Mohamed El-Hout, chairman of the board – director common of Middle East Airlines and Chairman of AACO’s Executive Committee, with the participation of the next members of the Executive Committee: Tony Douglas, group chief government officer – Etihad Aviation Group, Akbar Al Baker, group chief government – Qatar Airways, Abdelhamid Addo, chairman & chief government officer – Royal Air Maroc, Ibrahim Abdul Rahman Al Omar, director general- Saudia, and Khaled Chelly, chairman and CEO-Tunisair, in addition to AACO’s secretary common, Abdul Wahab Teffaha.
The assembly mentioned the present state of the business, together with the restoration of the aviation sector and journey demand following the COVID-19 disaster and the time expectations for the sector’s restoration, in addition to the repercussions of the warfare in Ukraine on air transport, which primarily affected the working prices of airways around the globe as a result of important enhance in aviation gasoline costs.
The assembly additionally targeted on a number of strategic points; most significantly, aviation and the setting, whereby the Committee affirmed its assist for CORSIA-the international system for decreasing emissions for worldwide aviation, as the one Market-Based Measure to take care of worldwide aviation’s emissions. In addition, the Committee mentioned the most recent developments in ICAO in preparation for discussions on the aspirational long-term objective of decreasing CO2 emissions for worldwide aviation, which shall be mentioned on the ICAO General Assembly this month in Montreal. The Committee additionally raised essential rules to facilitate the use of sustainable and low-carbon aviation fuels to scale back aviation emissions.
The Committee dug deeper into digital transformation in enhancing gross sales via direct channels and enhancing buyer relationship administration, whereas wanting on the challenges going through airways in each direct and oblique channels.
The Executive Committee additionally raised the problem of the hazard posed by transporting lithium batteries on board plane inside the bags of passengers, stressing the significance of having unified requirements for all involved aimed toward avoiding accidents or harm that will outcome from not declaring the presence of this kind of batteries inside the bags.
In the tip, the Committee reviewed the most recent developments of the present joint initiatives between AACO members, and a few administrative and monetary affairs for the group.