Mideast Bizav Group Seeks Organized ATC in Gulf

 - June 1, 2011, 5:50 AM

Middle East Business Aviation Association chairman Ali Al Naqbi is proposing to set up an informal working group, dubbed “Middle East Control,” to achieve integrated air traffic services across the Gulf region. With 22 jurisdictions covering the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, Al Naqbi is aware he has a lot of work ahead. “This is not necessarily a government-backed entity, rather a private grouping of small companies working together to start something that we hope eventually will be adopted across the whole MENA region,” he told AIN.