Chief Executive Officer
Hassan El-Houry is the Group Chief Executive Officer of National Aviation Services (NAS) - a leading provider of quality airport and aviation services in the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent, and Africa. The company provides comprehensive ground handling solutions (ramp, passenger, and cargo handling), as well as FBO Terminal management, lounge management, meet and assist services, aviation training, aviation security, and travel services to retail customers, as well as some of the world's leading airlines. El-Houry transformed NAS from a local ground handling company into a leading regional airport and aviation services provider. Under his leadership, NAS received numerous awards, including the prestigious "Best Ground Handling Company in Emerging Markets" Award. He spearheaded NAS' expansion into 16 airports, including Mumbai International Airport, Abu Dhabi International Airport, Abidjan International Airport, Kabul International Airport, Kigali, and others. 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. In 2014, El-Houry was honored by the World Economic Forum in Davos as a Young Global Leader for his contributions to aviation and airport services. He holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor's Degree from the American University of Beirut.