IEG is a Proud Sponsor of the 43rd Annual AGM of AACO
Cairo, Egypt 19 October 2010 – Cairo witnesses today the opening of the Annual General Meeting of the Arab Air Carriers Organization at “Tout Ankh Amoun” hall of the JW Marriott hotel which brings together more than three hundred of the leaders of the civil aviation industry in Egypt, the Arab world and internationally.
AACO 43rd Annual General Meeting is being held under the Patronage of His Excellency Ahmed Shafik, Minister of Civil Aviation of Egypt, from 19 to 21 October 2010, and by kind invitation of Eng. Hussein Massoud, AACO Chairman and Chairman & CEO of EgyptAir Holding Company. The day was marked by the presence of one of the largest gatherings in the history of AACO, where AACO members’ Director Generals and Chief Executive Officers attended the meeting representing 24 member airlines, in addition to representatives from 49 industry leading companies partners with AACO from aircraft and engine manufacturers to fuel providers, aircraft leasing companies, global distribution systems, information technology providers [IEG], ground handling companies, and others, with the participation of the Arab League of States and regional and international associations and industry experts, as well as a number of dignitaries from the airline industry.
During the three day event, IEG from Montreal demonstrated their Lounge Solutions Suite of products including AIMSTM and CMS. “IEG is proud to be able to showcase it’s Lounge Solutions to the top decision makers of the Arab Air Carriers, this region of the airline industry is recovering faster than the rest of the airline world with an average annual growth rate of 16%” said Michael Di Corpo, Managing Director of Information Engineering Group.
H.E. Air Marshal Ahmed Shafik, Minister of Civil Aviation in his opening address was quoted as stating ”All of the crises since 2001 have not deterred the significant growth of Arab aviation for significant growth and transformation of this region; with modern airports and brilliant airlines famous for their traditions of hospitality, this region has been turned into the hub of the twenty-first century” “IEG was honored to be invited by our recent AIMSTM client EgyptAir to present our Lounge Solutions to some of the most prestigious airlines in the world today” added Mr. Di Corpo.