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MRO Middle East 2022

Exhibition:March 2-3, 2022
Dubai, UAE
#MROME

Wednesday, March 01
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

  • Wednesday, March 01, 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Speaker
Hannah Bonnett

Events Content Director
Aviation Week Network
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Wednesday, March 01
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Wednesday, March 01, 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Engage with the key facts and figures on the in-service fleet, growth rates and projections for the region as well as global trends. What consolidation and changes to the MRO landscape can we expect in 2023/2024? How will the macro-trends observed impact the aftermarket and MRO capacity?
Speaker
Brian Kough

Senior Director, Forecasts & Aerospace Insights
Aviation Week Network
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Wednesday, March 01
11:15 AM - 11:55 AM

  • Wednesday, March 01, 11:15 AM - 11:55 AM
Join our interior experts as they explore the power of customer satisfaction. This session will assess how customer-centric technologies, trends and policies are accelerating industry growth.
Speakers
Hitesh Patel

CEO
Blu3 Aero
Moderator

Alia Al Qalam

Manager Development Engineering
Oman Air
Speaker

Grégoire Desmasures

Head of Upgrades and Sustainability Services Marketing
Airbus
Speaker

Ian Cuttilan

Product Development Manager – Cabin/ Inflight (Product Development)
Sri Lankan Airlines
Speaker

Katsunori Maki

Director - Cabin Products and Services Planning
All Nippon Airways (ANA)
Speaker

Vijay Arumbakkam

CEO
Vaayu Group
Speaker

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Wednesday, March 01
11:55 AM - 12:10 PM

  • Wednesday, March 01, 11:55 AM - 12:10 PM

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Wednesday, March 01
12:10 PM - 12:50 PM

  • Wednesday, March 01, 12:10 PM - 12:50 PM
It’s all about the money. Understanding how inflation is affecting the industry: What efficiency and cost reduction strategies are in place? As prices and pressures on the market increase, how do we get a more joined-up approach? What incentives can be demonstrated to work within the MRO environment when it...
Speakers
Richard Brown

Managing Director
NAVEO Consultancy
Moderator

David Doherty

Head of Sales
Etihad Engineering
Speaker

Derk Nieuwenhuijze

VP Digital, Marketing and Communications
Air France KLM
Speaker

Jim O’Sullivan

VP Sales & Business Development
HEICO
Speaker

Mohammad Saideh

VP Business Development MENA, Turkey and CIS
SR Technics
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Wednesday, March 01
12:50 PM - 1:35 PM

  • Wednesday, March 01, 12:50 PM - 1:35 PM
Supply chain problems are only getting worse: How are airline and MRO business models adapting to mitigate? How forthcoming are the OEMs in helping solve these issues? How has the recovery trajectory been hampered by a broken supply chain? What technologies and capabilities may be able to transform the supply...
Speakers
James Pozzi

MRO Editor EMEA
Aviation Week Network
Moderator

Husham Osman

Head of Maintenance
Royal Jet
Speaker

Shaune Du Plessis

Director of Maintenance Operations
Texel Air
Speaker

Valter Fernandes

SVP, Base Maintenance and Overhaul, Engineering Maintenance
Emirates
Speaker

Ziad al-Hazmi

CEO
Lufthansa Technik Middle East
Speaker

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Wednesday, March 01
1:35 PM - 1:55 PM

  • Wednesday, March 01, 1:35 PM - 1:55 PM
Premium economy has become the most profitable real estate on the aircraft. Seats in the premium cabin occupy barely 10% more space than business and generate 33% more revenue per square foot than economy. Join the discussion to discover how you can reap financial reward from upgrading your cabin.
Speaker
Naveed Khan

Manager Aircraft Cabin Maintenance
Emirates
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Wednesday, March 01
1:55 PM - 2:20 PM

  • Wednesday, March 01, 1:55 PM - 2:20 PM
Done right, IFEC gives airlines access to additional revenue streams such as adverts, retail and upgrades. Learn how you can earn back your investment from in-seat purchases.
Speaker
Hassan Bakhadlq

Manager, Chief Inflight Entertainment Reliability Engineer
Saudia
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Wednesday, March 01
2:20 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Wednesday, March 01, 2:20 PM - 2:45 PM
Speaker
Tero Taskila

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman
Beond
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Wednesday, March 01
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Wednesday, March 01, 2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

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Wednesday, March 01
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Wednesday, March 01, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Understanding the scale of the crisis: How it is impacting operations? How can the industry showcase the entry points to new talent and students to help them understand the career path and benefits of joining the industry? What is the role of Leadership? How can you show this is a resilient industry...
Speakers
Lee Ann Shay

Executive Editor, Business Aviation & MRO
Aviation Week Network
Moderator

Aiham Alkhatib

Client Executive Aerospace and Defence, Middle East
Dassault Systems
Speaker

Fraser Currie

CEO
Joramco
Speaker

Kashif Khalid

Regional Director - Africa and the Middle East
IATA
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Wednesday, March 01
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Wednesday, March 01, 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
With a shortage of labour and materials, hear from the operators and MROs on what they are focusing on in the midst of the current crisis and how will they develop new capabilities and capacities. How are operators and MROs revising and synchronising strategies and business models as they adapt?...
Speakers
James Pozzi

MRO Editor EMEA
Aviation Week Network
Moderator

Amir Ali

Chief Technical Officer
PIA Engineering and Maintenance
Speaker

Frederic Pralus

VP Technical
Avion Express
Speaker

Kidus Melkamu

Managing Director ET-MRO Services
Ethiopian Airlines
Speaker

Raghed Al Kaasamani

VP Engineering
Jazeera Airways
Speaker

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Thursday, March 02
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Thursday, March 02, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Thursday, March 02
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

  • Thursday, March 02, 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
For the Aviation Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) industry, minimizing Aircraft on Ground (AOG) events and shortening maintenance cycle times are all permanent features of the MRO landscape. As the world’s largest all-cargo airline and express company, FedEx understands these critical needs well. Listen to FedEx experts discuss emerging trends...
Speakers
Rahul Kitson

Regional Manager Worldwide Sales Middle East and Africa
FedEx Express
Moderator

Luis Molina

Regional General Manager of Operations, Middle East & Africa
FedEx Logistics
Speaker

Taarek Hinedi

VP Operations, Middle East and Africa
FedEx Express
Speaker

Tim French

Managing Director Worldwide Sales, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa
FedEx Express
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Thursday, March 02
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Thursday, March 02, 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
As Engine OEM supply chains strain to keep pace with ambitious production targets set by Airbus & Boeing, what is the knock on impact on the Engines aftermarket? Specifically regarding legacy powerplants. How are MROs shifting their supply chain strategies to reduce TAT? What are MRO expectations for LEAP & GTF products?...
Speakers
Lee Ann Shay

Executive Editor, Business Aviation & MRO
Aviation Week Network
Moderator

Dr. Rainer Fink

VP of Power Plant Maintenance
Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries (SAEI)
Speaker

Fulya Türköz

Head of Sales Engine Services EMEA
Lufthansa Technik
Speaker

Martin Fuerl

VP Commercial
Sanad Group
Speaker

Ramon Peters

Global Director Sales and Marketing
Aero Norway
Speaker

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Thursday, March 02
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Thursday, March 02, 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Understanding how sustainability initiatives can fit in with the Middle East region and culture: Guaranteeing awareness and responsibility from every position within the company How might sustainability strategies affect airline decision making and their demands and criteria for suppliers? What effective actions are being taken by regional MROs to support climate change...
Speakers
Joost Groenenboom

Director
ICF
Moderator

Grégoire Desmasures

Head of Upgrades and Sustainability Services Marketing
Airbus
Speaker

Loay Al-Maddah

Director of Facilities
Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries (SAEI)
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Thursday, March 02
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

  • Thursday, March 02, 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
An introduction to the need for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) will be presented, together with the technology pathways that will enable the production of SAF, specifically in the MENA region.
Speaker
Alejandro Ríos

Director, Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium, Chief Research Scientist
Khalifa University of Science and Technology
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Thursday, March 02
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

  • Thursday, March 02, 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
To be a truly sustainable aircraft, manufacturers need to assess the materials used and how to improve the lifecycle. This session will assess the weight, reusability, and cost of sustainable materials.
Speakers
Jo Rowan

Associate Director for Strategy and Customer Experience Design
PriestmanGoode
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Katsunori Maki

Director - Cabin Products and Services Planning
All Nippon Airways (ANA)
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Thursday, March 02
12:45 PM - 1:15 PM

  • Thursday, March 02, 12:45 PM - 1:15 PM
This session will explore the new generation of tech-savvy passengers and identify how we can meet their expectations to help redefine the flight experience.
Speaker
Evans Wanyonyi

Senior Development Engineer (Cabin and IFE)
Kenya Airways
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Thursday, March 02
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Thursday, March 02, 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
How is digitalisation driving efficiency and cost savings? Understanding how digital is bringing flexibility and value. How is the OEM seeing regional MROs coping with digitalization and what are some of the key benefits they are acknowledging? Predictive Maintenance and leveraging data: How much value could it create for airlines?...
Speakers
Karim Al-Sayeh

Principal
Oliver Wyman
Moderator

Guillaume Limouzy

Regional Sales Director
StandardAero Airlines & Fleets
Speaker

Klaus-Peter Leinauer

SVP Group Commercial EMEA
HAECO
Speaker

Lucia Terroni

Head of Customer Experience
Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance
Speaker

Michael Schjerbeck

Head of IT and Digital Projects
Satair
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Thursday, March 02
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Thursday, March 02, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
With the delays in new aircraft manufacturing, airlines are being forced to revamp their current models to match customer expectations. This session will discover the investments you should be making to keep up with competitors.
Speakers
Nina Schulz

Managing Director
Independent Aircraft Modifier Alliance
Moderator

Ameha Wolkeba

Aircraft Cabin and IFE Maintenance Technician
Ethiopian Airlines
Speaker

Gaurav Arora

Manager – Aircraft Projects and Fleet Program
Flynas
Speaker

Stephan Keil

Business Owner Partner Certification & MD EOS
The Aviation AM Centre
Speaker

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