Air Transport World

AACO marks 25th anniversary. (Arab Air Carriers Organization)

Amman-The annual general meeting of the Arab Air Carriers Organization was a festive event with ceremonies commemorating AACO's 25th anniversary and several of the group's "founding fathers" on hand. Chaired by Husam Abu Ghazeleh, president and CEO of Royal Jordanian Airlines in his capacity of AACO president for 1989-90, the meeting took place in the Jordanian capital where secretary-general Adli Dajani and several of his staff are based; the rest of the staff are still located in AACO's official head office in Beirut but conditions in Lebanon preclude the holding of meetings in that city. Although AACO's 12 committees actively pursue ways of achieving cooperation among the organization's 18 member carriers, there is a parallel movement toward regional cooperative groupings. …

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