Arab Air Carriers Organisation (AACO)

Industry Association


The Arab Air Carriers Organisation (AACO) was established in 1965 within the framework of the Arab League of States. It is the non-profit, regional association of airlines that have their home base in countries members of the Arab League. AACO's Vision is to “stand out globally as THE association that serves with dedication the Arab airlines and to be instrumental in dealing with an evolving aviation industry”.

AACO holds an annual AGM, consisting of the CEOs of the member airlines, which set the strategies and work plans for AACO. The execution and the follow up of AACO’s work is done by the Secretariat General. AACO is located in Beirut (Lebanon), while Amman (Jordan) is the base of AACO Regional Training Centre.

AACO’s homebase comprises the following countries: Democratic Republic of Algeria, Morocco, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Republic of Iraq, Republic of Yemen, Kuwait, Libyan Arab Jamahiriyah, Lebanon, Arab Republic of Egypt, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Republic of Sudan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Oman, Palestine, Somalia, Mauritania, Djibouti and Comoros.

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