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Leading voices in aviation to take center stage at WAGA 2024 in Riyadh

  • 2024-03-26

The aviation industry leaders will gather at the Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, from 21-23 May 2024, for the much-anticipated ACI Asia-Pacific & Middle East/ACI World Annual General Assembly, Conference & Exhibition (WAGA 2024). This year, the event has an impressive line-up of speakers, reflecting the dynamic and evolving nature of the global aviation sector. 

 

The latest speakers to join the list are Sheikh Aimen Al Hosni, CEO, Oman Airports; Mr. Selahattin Bilgen, CEO, iGA Istanbul Airport;  Ms. Deborah Flint, President & CEO, Greater Toronto Airports Authority, Mr. Juan Jose Salmon Balestra, CEO, Lima Airport Partners. 


Moderated by Mr. Gonzalo Velasco, Director, Steer, the speakers will keep the audience engaged in the panel, 'Leaders’ Dialogue: Strategic Approaches to Enhancing Airport Competitiveness – A Management Perspective'. They explore essential strategies to boost airport competitiveness. In an era marked by swift advancements in the aviation sector, it is imperative to focus on elevating airport competitiveness.

 

Panel Highlights

  • Delve into the multifaceted nature of airport competitiveness and its variations across different regions.
  • Gain profound insights into the regulatory frameworks, airport infrastructure, route expansion, and strategic partnerships that play pivotal roles in shaping airport operations.
  • Understand the significant economic impact generated through tourism and trade, highlighting the integral relationship between airports and global commerce.
  • Examine the critical role of technology and innovation in transforming passenger experiences, setting new standards for customer satisfaction.
  • Address the challenges associated with infrastructure investment and the pursuit of regulatory harmonisation to streamline airport operations and enhance efficiency.
  • Highlight the paramount importance of adopting environmentally sustainable practices within the aviation industry to ensure long-term ecological balance and compliance with global sustainability goals.

Jointly organised by Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific & Middle East and ACI World, and hosted by Riyadh Airports Company, WAGA 2024 is centered around the theme ‘The Global Race: How to Stand Out in a Competitive Airport Ecosystem.’ 


This event will explore key topics such as enhancing competitiveness, environmental sustainability, connectivity, market liberalisation, air cargo, and tourism, providing attendees with valuable insights and strategies to navigate the challenges of the industry. 


The organisers have extended the early-bird discount for registration until 31 May 2024. Click here toREGISTER.


Event: ACI Asia-Pacific & Middle East/ACI World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition (WAGA 2024)
When: 21-23 May 2024 
Where: Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
For more details, click here

 

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