Majed Al Joker appointed as chief operating officer at Dubai Airports
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Majed Al Joker appointed as chief operating officer at Dubai Airports

Majed Al Joker appointed as chief operating officer at Dubai Airports

Prior to his promotion, Al Joker was executive vice president of corporate affairs for Dubai Airports

Majed Al Joker

Dubai Airports has appointed of Majed Al Joker as its chief operating officer (COO).

Dubai Airports is the operator of both of Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC) airports in the emirate.

Prior to his promotion, Al Joker served as the executive vice president of corporate affairs for Dubai Airports.

His new role will combine key operational functions at Dubai Airports including terminal service delivery, airside service delivery, airport operations control centre, security, and safety and sustainability into a single business unit.

Al Joker joined Dubai Airports in 2008 as vice president of Terminal Operations before he was promoted to the position of senior vice president of operations.

Prior to joining Dubai Airports, he served as deputy director of Airport Operations at Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC). He began his career in the aviation space with Emirates airline, where he worked as the outstation airport services manager at several destinations and was later appointed as the airline’s regional manager for airport services covering 24 stations in West Asia. He holds a Master of Science Degree in International Business Management from Heriot-Watt University in the UK.

“As someone who has held senior positions across the business and successfully led teams in delivering key objectives for the organisation over nearly a decade and a half, Majed brings a wealth of experience to the role. His experience, knowledge of the business and leadership skills will play an important role for Dubai Airports as we prepare to ramp up our strategy for growth and expansion in a post pandemic world,” said Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports.

DXB returned to 100 per cent operating capacity having opened the final phase of Concourse A at Terminal 3 in December. All terminals, concourses, lounges, restaurants and retail outlets are now open.

Read: Dubai airport back at ‘100% operating capacity’

Dubai hosted 7.28 million international overnight visitors between January and December 2021, representing a 32 per cent year-over-year growth and resulting in a significant growth in passenger numbers at DXB.

Read also: Dubai received 7.28 million overnight visitors in 2021

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