Alya Al Qalam Al Yafie

Manager Inflight Entertainment & Connectivity

Oman Air

Alya A. Hafeedh AL Qalam AL Yafie is Manager Development Engineering at Oman Air with experience on Avionics/ Electrical systems, e-Enablement, IFE and connectivity across Oman Air fleets currently in charge of IFE and connectivity. 
Alya A. Hafeedh AL Qalam AL Yafie received degree of Master of Science in Maintenance Management from Glasgow Caledonian in the period from 2008 -2011, in addition to a high diploma from aviation academy in Egypt. Alya completed Aviator Leadership program by Said Business School, University of Oxford.
Alya Hafeedh AL Qalam AL Yafie is the first female Gulf National Aircraft Avionics Maintenance Engineer who successfully acquired DGCAR Oman Aircraft Maintenance Engineer License in1998 on Aircraft Avionics and Electrical Systems.
Alya A Hafeedh AL Qalam AL Yafie has been selected as a member in the Advisory Boards of Connected Aviation Intelligence & Aircraft Interiors Middle East. Alya was also honored with Certificate of appreciation for contributions to Omani women inspiration from National Bank of Oman, Whispers of Serenity Clinic in Muscat and Certificate of Appreciation for outstanding contribution and inspiration as Omani Women from Oman Air.

Go Live! Theater

05 March 2024 | 12:20 - 12:50 | Fireside chat: Shaping the future of in-flight experience

Go Live! Theater

05 March 2024 | 14:45 - 15:15 | AIME: What’s coming next in the world of Digital and cabin IFEC systems and its Commercial Potential?

This session will delve into the upcoming technological advancements and consumer trends that are shaping the future of in-flight experience and new avenues for commercial success. Discover how airlines are innovating to meet the growing demand for high-speed internet and personalized content, the challenges in integrating these technologies into future cabin designs, and the impact on passenger satisfaction and airline operations. Industry experts will discuss emerging trends, the BYOD influence, IFC retrofits and strategies for seamless, engaging travel experiences in the evolving landscape of aircraft cabins.

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