Omar bin Talal Hariri, chief executive officer of Saudia Cargo, has been appointed as a member of the International Air Transport Association’s Cargo Committee.


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The committee consists of 19 members, representing various global airlines. It is one of IATA’s six main industry committees, along with finance, environment, industry affairs, legal and operations.


The Cargo Committee advises the board of governors, the director general and other relevant IATA bodies on all air cargo industry issues, including cargo security and safety, cargo technology and automation, cargo handling, cargo distribution, cargo-related regulatory developments, cargo trade facilitation and agent and carrier relations.


Hariri was appointed as CEO of Saudi Airlines Cargo Company in February 2018. He has previously held senior positions in several companies during his career, with significant experience in transportation, supply chain and logistics services.