Management Overview


Group Chief Executive Officer

Hassan El-Houry, Group CEO of National Aviation Services (NAS), is an expert on the aviation industry. Under his leadership, NAS has received numerous awards, including the prestigious "Best Ground Handling Company in Emerging Markets" award multiple times.

He has spearheaded NAS' expansion into more than 29 airports, including international airports in India, Afghanistan, UAE, Cote d'Ivoire, Tanzania, Rwanda and Morocco, among others.

NAS is the fastest growing aviation services provider in the Middle East, India, and Africa, providing comprehensive ground handling solutions, terminal and lounge management, meet-and-assist services, aviation training and security, and travel services to retail customers and to the world's leading airlines.

Mr. El-Houry joined NAS in 2009 after serving as Agility’s Manager of Corporate Development. After Agility's acquisition of United Projects Company (UPAC) in 2012, he was appointed Chairman of UPAC and its subsidiary Royal Aviation, which owns the Sheikh Saad Terminal in Kuwait – both are positions he holds today.

In 2014, Mr. El-Houry was honored by the World Economic Forum in Davos as a Young Global Leader for his contributions to aviation and airport services. Mr. El-Houry holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor's Degree from the American University of Beirut.