MIDDLE EAST: Etihad joins IATA security group

Etihad Airways has become the first airline in the Middle East to join the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Working Group Committee for Security. The Abu Dhabi-based airline will be represented on the committee by Mohamed Abubaker Al Farea, the carrier’s vice president of corporate safety, security and quality. The security committee’s 10 members are […]


Etihad Airways has become the first airline in the Middle East to join the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Working Group Committee for Security.

The Abu Dhabi-based airline will be represented on the committee by Mohamed Abubaker Al Farea, the carrier’s vice president of corporate safety, security and quality. The security committee’s 10 members are selected from IATA’s 230 member airlines, which together cover more than 90 per cent of all scheduled international air traffic.