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Saudi Arabia holds ICAO Facilitation Global Summit 2024

RIYADH, May 23, 2024

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Facilitation Global Summit 2024 (May 22) held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, saw 500 aviation leaders in attendance, and featured 30 speakers who explored key issues of international air transport, and the challenges facing the sector.

The summit was part of a festival of aviation in the kingdom headlined by the Future Aviation Forum, which was attended by more than 8,500 people, including 31 ministers and more than 77 heads of civil aviation regulatory bodies.

The summit explored processes to improve the prevention and management of public health risks in aviation and to build resilience for outbreaks in the future.

General Authority of Civil Aviation President, Abdulaziz Al-Duailej, said: “Riyadh's selection to host the ICAO Facilitation Summit recognised the kingdom's outstanding contributions to the international aviation community. This summit provided a valuable platform to share Saudi initiatives enhancing the passenger experience.” – TradeArabia News Service



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