MRO Middle East 2024

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates Date: March 05—06, 2024


Hosted by Aviation Week, MRO Middle East is the largest event of its kind in the Middle East region. It brings together more than 6,000 attendees annually, providing a unique opportunity to connect and network with industry professionals in the maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) sector. The two-day event showcases the latest innovations in sustainability, digitalization, and workforce development, making it a valuable platform for industry networking, and knowledge sharing.


March 6, 12:20—12:50 GST

MRO: Leasing Vs Buying — How to Optimize Fleet Management

Alistair Dibisceglia, director of Aviation, Aerospace and Defense, joined other panelists to discuss the leasing market and provide the latest facts and figures. While the past decade has seen a global trend toward leasing, the Middle East has traditionally favored ownership, until now.

Moderator: Richard Brown, managing director, Naveo Consultancy
• Alistair Dibisceglia, director, Aviation, Aerospace and Defense, Oliver Wyman
• Stephen McDonnell, head of Technical Transactions (Asia Pacific and Middle East), Avolon
• Abdulla Al-Hudaid, fleet procurement director, Fly Yemen Airlines
• Yuriy Tokarev, VP of Asset Management, Aerovista

Meet Our Team