Thursday 16 August 2018

Transforming aviation through disruptive innovation

AMMAN, September 20, 2017

Iata Aviation & Aeropolitical Affairs Day, organised by the International Air Transport Association (Iata) and taking place in Jordan this October, will be focusing on the theme 'Disrupting Through Innovation', it was announced.

“Disruptive changes create disruptive opportunities. Anticipating, preparing for and identifying how new technologies such as block chain, big data and artificial intelligence can and will affect aviation will mean the difference between success and failure for companies in the aviation industry of the future. The conference provides a platform to discuss disruptive scenarios and how emerging and disruptive technologies can be used to meet the needs of an increasingly complex and connected passenger,” said Muhammad Ali Albakri, Iata’s regional vice president for Africa and the Middle East.

The 2017 Africa and the Middle East Aviation (AME) and Aeropolitical Affairs Day will take place on October 4 and 5, at the Dead Sea, Jordan.

Speakers include:

  • HRH Prince Faisal Bin Al Hussein,
  • Eng. Jameel Mujahed, minister of Transport of Jordan,
  • Stefan Pichler – CEO, Royal Jordanian
  • Abdul Wahab Teffaha – secretary general, Arab Air Carriers Organization

Session tracks will address:

  • The reality of disruption
  • Strategies and tactics for aviation’s next evolution
  • The impact of technological innovation
  • One order: Complementing industry transformation initiated by NDC. - TradeArabia News Service

Tags: technology | aviation | disruption |

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