Es’hailSat Signs Satellite Pact with Qatar Civil Aviation Authority
[Via Satellite 06-09-2016] Qatari satellite company Es’hailSat, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) to jointly develop satellite services. The cooperation agreement will see Es’hailSat providing satellite services to the meteorological department under QCAA.
Es’hailSat and QCAA also agreed to cooperate in joint investments in Earth observation satellites and the dissemination of data and information to stakeholders and other relevant local and international organizations. The agreement enables both parties to provide satellite communications in disaster warning and disaster management during emergencies.
“We are delighted to be working with QCAA to jointly develop Earth observation capabilities within Qatar and across the region. As a new satellite operator in the region we are always looking to build scale and increase the portfolio of services to support our stakeholders, partners and customers. This agreement with QCAA also enhances our efforts in supporting Qatar National Vision 2030,” said Ali Ahmed Al Kuwari, president and CEO of Es’hailSat.