Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) has confirmed the appointment of Abdul Khaliq Saeed as the new Etihad Airways Engineering CEO.
He will replace Jeff Wilkinson, who leaves the post after 11 years with the company.
“We are delighted to have Abdul Khaliq as CEO of Etihad Airways Engineering. The organisation has become a critical enabler for UAE commercial aviation and Abu Dhabi’s role as a global aviation hub over the past 25 years. Under his leadership, we will maintain our focus on innovation and business performance,” said H.E. Mohamed Mubarak Fadhel Al Mazrouei, Chairman of the Board of Etihad Aviation Group.
Etihad Airways Engineering is now the largest airline MRO provider in the region and the first with European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval to manufacture 3D-printed aircraft cabin parts.
Saeed brings joins Etihad Airways Engineering from Abu Dhabi based, Turbine Services & Solutions (TS&S) where he wasCEO since 2014.
Prior to joining TS&S, he was President and CEO of Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies (ADAT), and he has also held senior positions within Mubadala Aerospace, Jet Airways, and Gulf Air.