Interviews

SalamAir: the challenges, successes and future of the low-cost model in Oman

SalamAir: the challenges, successes and future of the low-cost model in Oman

Taking flight for the first time on 30 January 2017, Oman’s first low-cost carrier SalamAir has established a strong presence in its home market, now having three 174-seat A320s operating to nine destinations throughout the Middle East on either a year-round or seasonal basis. Captain Mohamed Ahmed, CEO SalamAir, briefs Jonathan Ford on the challenges and successes of establishing a new airline in Oman, and what the carrier has in store for the next five years.

Zunum Aero: The Tesla of the skies

Zunum Aero: The Tesla of the skies

Sandi Adam, Chief Marketer, Zunum Aero, interviewed by Ross Falconer.

Ras Al Khaimah International Airport: “The gateway to RAK’s opportunities and prosperity”

Ras Al Khaimah International Airport: “The gateway to RAK’s opportunities and prosperity”

Sanjay Khanna, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah International Airport, interviewed by Marta Dimitrova.

Hamad Airport setting foundations for “technology-enabled business transformation”

Hamad Airport setting foundations for “technology-enabled business transformation”

As Qatar is gearing up to receive thousands of visitors during the FIFA World Cup in 2022, boosting airport capacity is essential. Hamad International Airport’s Phase 2 expansion plan is underway, with the main priority to reduce waiting times at all airport touch points using cutting-edge technology and automation. Engr. Badr Al-Meer, Chief Operating Officer, Hamad International Airport, outlined developments to Marta Dimitrova.

The Turnaround Terminal: “An innovative platform, and a platform for further innovation”

The Turnaround Terminal: “An innovative platform, and a platform for further innovation”

Ad Rutten, CEO of Turnaround Terminal and former EVP & COO, Royal Schiphol Group, interviewed by Ross Falconer.