SAF MENA Congress to focus on aviation sector decarbonization

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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SAF MENA Congress
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Sustainable Aviation Futures (SAF) MENA Congress, a high-level networking event establishing pathways to aviation decarbonization in the Middle East and North America (MENA) region, will bring together decision-makers from the entire aviation value chain on 28th February in Dubai.

The Congress aims to provide insights into regional airline sustainability strategies, commercial opportunities for collaboration and prospects for regional mandates and incentives to decarbonize aviation.

With the Sustainable Aviation Fuel Market expected to grow at a CAGR of 60 percent between 2022-2032 and the MENA region acknowledging the potential of green hydrogen and Power-to-Liquid production, innovation and sustainability strategies continue to drive the industry.

At Sustainable Aviation Futures MENA Congress we will deep-dive into the roadmap to decarbonize the aviation industry by showcasing the latest airline strategies, technologies and opportunities in the industry.

Sustainable Aviation Futures MENA has been developed in consultation with leading industry professionals across MENA. The event will feature 40 expert speakers, including Ms. Mariam Al Qubaisi, Head of Sustainability and Business Excellence at Etihad Airways, Mr. Mohamed Elsayed, Fuel and Emission at Egypt Air, Mr. Anil Kumar Sinha , Head of Biofuels Division , CSIR – Indian Institute of Petroleum, Mr. Khaled Al-Eisawi, Area Manager Gulf and Near East, IATA, who will share insights into sustainability and decarbonization in aviation and will deep dive into key topics such as:

  • The project landscape for SAF and the production of sustainable aviation fuels
  • The role of green hydrogen in aviation decarbonization
  • The role of book and claim and corporate ESG initiatives
  • The development of carbon-neutral airports in the region
  • Airline strategies to improve sustainability
  • The development of electric and eVTOL aircraft
  • Implementing greener airline operations to reduce fuel consumption

For more details please visit SAF MENA Congress official website.

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