Prince Fahad bin Mishaal bin Saud has been the president of the Saudi Aviation Association since March 2018. He is also the chairman of the GCC Aviation Association.
Recently, the Saudi Aviation Association signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with BAE Systems. The MoU seeks cooperation to boost the two sides’ presence in the aircraft maintenance market.
BAE Systems has made several contributions to the local manufacturing movement in the Kingdom, transferring many industrial engineering tasks to Saudi companies.
Prince Fahad obtained his bachelor’s degree in sociology from King Abdul Aziz University. He has several aviation licenses from the US Federal Aviation Administration and the Saudi General Authority of Civil Aviation. He also holds a high-performance pilot’s license from France.
Prince Fahad, who is also a businessman, has participated in the formation of a number of aviation technical laws and regulations.
Moreover, he is a chairperson and member of several social associations inside the Kingdom. He is also chairman of the board of directors of the Jazla Holding Company. Additionally, he is a member of the American Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, a nonprofit organization that advocates for general aviation.
Prince Fahad is also a member of the Saudi Management Society, the Saudi Association for Education and Psychology and the NAQA Charitable Society.