DUBAI, 20 February 2020 (WAM) – The region’s Leading Aircraft Maintenance, Repair and Renovation Conference and the Middle East Aircraft Interiors Exhibition will kick off on 22-23 February at the Dubai World Trade Center, with the aim of contributing to progress innovation and sustainability efforts in the sector.
Aviation Week, in collaboration with the Tarsus Group, the organizers of the event, announced a list of the most prestigious local and international companies participating, the most important of which are Etihad Engineering, Dubai South, Sanad, Heiko, Lufthansa Technic, Standard Aero is. , 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 the participation of 350 representatives of the most prominent 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, Technical Director of Cabin Operations at Wizz Air, 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 coupled aircraft.
The second day of the exhibition will be a panel discussion focusing on supply chain services in the field of aircraft maintenance, repair and refurbishment, and another session aimed at discussing the characteristics of the supply chain in the current year and some of the most important to explore. opportunities for cost savings.
The two sessions will feature prominent speakers including Patrick Markham, Vice President of Technology Services, Heiko, Robert Gill, Group Head of Procurement and Supply Chain Management 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 the number of prestigious exhibitors participating in this exhibition, the only one of its kind in the region, reflects the recovery seen by the aviation sector in general in the light of the return of demand for air travel to its previous era .. Expressing its pride in housing a number of key companies specializing in the maintenance, repair and overhaul of aircraft and their interiors worldwide, this year’s edition promises to be an efficient platform offering exhibitors and attendees the opportunity to benefit from the latest innovations in the sector, as well as key networking opportunities to achieve sustainable growth and collaboration.
Ports added that this year will be the launch of a new communication application based on artificial intelligence, giving attendees the opportunity to communicate before the launch of the event and discuss meetings on the site. This application is available for mobile phones for download through the Apple Store and Google Play under the name AIME MRO Middle East.
Lydia Jano, Managing Director of Events at Aviation Week, said: “We are fully aware of the sector’s shift towards the promotion of digital technologies and innovation, which is an important factor in keeping up 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 interior fitting, maintenance, repair and overhaul of airlines, aircraft maintenance, repair and refurbishment service providers, OEMs, landlords, suppliers and the most important specialists in aircraft interior design. will present their latest innovations in the field of sustainability, digital transformation, workforce and supply chain of During the content program, as well as an overview of modern technologies and the latest products and services.
The most prominent aspects of the agenda include a session that includes leaders and experts in aircraft maintenance, repair and renewal to study the state of the rental and rental market at the regional level. The participants in this session are Fahd bin Hamza Sindi, HUB. of the Saudi-Aerospace Engineering and Industry Company “Saei” and Fraser Currie, CEO of the Jordanian Company for Aircraft Maintenance Ltd. Joramco, Ziad Al Hazmi, CEO of Lufthansa Technik Middle East, and Lee Ann Shay, Executive Business Editor, Aircraft Maintenance, Repair and Refurbishment 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 revolves around improving communication and collaboration in the value chain.