Hamad International Airport (HIA) recently announced that it will host the 12th Airport Council International Asia Pacific regional assemble conference and exhibition. The event will take place in Doha in 2017, bringing together aviation leaders.
The hosting honour was handed over to HIA, Qatar’s airport, at the 11th ACI Asia Pacific Regional Assembly, Conference and Exhibition held in Gold Coast by Chris Mills, CEO of Queensland Airports Limited to Abdulaziz Al Mass, vice president commercial and marketing at HIA.
During the event, HIA’s vice president operations, Ioannis Metsovitis, participated in a panel discussion regarding airports preparing and facilitating for world events.
Engr Badr Mohammed Al Meer, chief operating officer at HIA said: “We will be providing a platform for industry leaders to come together to discuss trends and challenges as well as propose ideas that will make a difference to future of aviation.”
This is the second time Doha’s airport will be hosting a major ACI event with the previous hub, Doha International Airport, hosting the ACI Airport Exchange 2013.