Abu Dhabi Airports and Etihad Cargo co-host World Cargo Summit 2023

Abu Dhabi Airports and Etihad Cargo are currently co-hosting the World Cargo Summit which takes place over in Abu Dhabi, Yas Island, until today.

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Under the theme ‘Embracing Opportunities and Challenges’, the event will welcome delegates from airlines, airports, freight forwarders, project developers, aviation service providers and other industry professionals, providing a unique networking platform for attendees to explore the most promising business possibilities in air freight today, as well as present, discuss and debate key industry issues.

This time around, the World Cargo Summit is held onground after two successful virtual events in 2021 and 2022, with a host of international speakers who will be providing insights, information and perspectives on how air freight players can adapt their business models to thrive in the years ahead, in addition to, exploring whether or not the industry will witness long-term disruption.

Jamal Salem Al Dhaheri, CEO & managing director, Abu Dhabi Airports, said: “We are proud and privileged to be hosting this important, influential event alongside Etihad Cargo. The event provides all stakeholders with the perfect platform to come together and explore opportunities. It also lays the foundations for sustainable air freight growth and development, and establishes the most prudent avenues for overcoming barriers to advancement. The World Cargo Summit is the perfect occasion for accelerating progress in this direction. We look forward to the event as we take the next strides forward on route to realising our long-term objectives whilst reinforcing Abu Dhabi and the UAE’s position as a leading regional and international air cargo hub.”