Abu Dhabi’s Al Bateen Executive Airport (Stand 1943) has named Yousif Hassan Al Hammadi as acting general manager, with immediate effect. Until recently, Yousif was chairman of the organizing committee of Abu Dhabi Air Expo. He is also the president of the recently formed Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association branch in the United Arab Emirates.
Al Bateen, which is operated by Abu Dhabi Airports Company, saw business aviation traffic grow 11 percent in 2011. During the first four months of 2012, traffic increased by 26 percent compared with the same period last year.