1. Middle East Partner Quotes for Boeing's 100th

“Strata’s association with Boeing was founded on the basis of a long-term strategy that advanced the collaboration in knowledge transfer, skills development and the set-up of a new supply chain that can meet the growing demands of the aviation sector. Over the past 5 years, this business relationship has strengthened our trade ties with the USA, and continues to play an important role in diversifying the UAE's economy away from oil and gas - a true partnership.”

Badr Al Olama, CEO
Strata Manufacturing (UAE)

“On behalf of Mubadala, I would like to congratulate Boeing on achieving this milestone.

As we work together to write new chapters of the global aerospace story here in the UAE, it has been a privilege to partner with the pioneering business that has been at the very heart of aviation - from biplanes to supersonic aircraft and spacecraft. It is inspiring to work with an organization that shares the UAE’s passion for empowering talented people to innovate, imagine and aspire. We look forward to the next phase of our shared journey.”

Homaid Al Shimarri, CEO
Mubadala Aerospace & Engineering Services

"ibTECHar lunched the Sanea Initiative with an ambitious mission to promote a making and discovery culture across the local community; With Boeing’s partnership we were able to equip the educational industry in Qatar with the needed tools to empower educators and students to achieve Sanea's objective."

Nayef M. Al-Ibrahim
ibTECHar Founding Partner & CEO

Boeing has been a leading partner of INJAZ Egypt for years, greatly facilitating the work we do to impact and inspire youth across the country and to give them the kind of life-enhancing opportunities they may never have achieved on their own. Throughout the years, Boeing has not only enabled Egyptian entrepreneurs to rise to professional levels, launch their business and own their economic success, Boeing team members have nurtured startups, attended their demo day events and judged their final competitions. The involvement of Boeing in the development of Egypt and professional progress of its youth is inspiring. We are proud to call Boeing a partner of INJAZ Egypt, and look forward to many more years of making a difference to Egypt together.”

Dina El Mofty
Injaz Egypt CEO

“Boeing is a company defined by a 100-year tradition of excellence in designing and manufacturing aircraft.

We at QCRI are very proud to partner with Boeing as they continue their journey of distinction.

All of our collaborations, including the Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium, greatly support the priorities outlined in the Qatar National Vision 2030.

Congratulations to all at Boeing on your century.”

Dr. Ahmed Elmagarmid
Executive Director, Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI)

2. Saudi Arabia Partner Quotes for Boeing's 100th

“This is a great opportunity to congratulate the Boeing Company on its 100th anniversary, and to thank Boeing for its major role in establishing, developing, and being behind the success of Alsalam Aircraft Company. Alsalam today is a fully integrated aircraft modification, maintenance and repair center for commercial and military aircraft in the Middle East. Furthermore, Alsalam has recently included aircraft components manufacturing and assembly to its activities. Alsalam enjoys a value added through the partnership with the Boeing Company. I am confident, with this partnership and continued support, Alsalam future is bright.”

Yahya Al-Ghoraibi, President & CEO
Alsalam Aircrft Company

“Boeing's support for SANAD has allowed for a greater opportunity to treat our children with Cancer. Thank you for your contributions in the service of children and to help ease their suffering, there is nothing more beautiful than bringing hope into the life of a family whose child has been stricken with Cancer, and to support their return to health, God willing."

HRH Princess Adela bint Abdullah,
Chairman of the Board of Directors of SANAD for the support of children with Cancer

“AEC is proud to work with Boeing and I highly appreciate the major role that Boeing is playing to transfer advance Technology to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia."

Khalid AlKhowaiter, President and CEO
Advance Electronic Company

“Alfaisal University is proud to have such a pioneering company as one of our co-founders and board members. Our partnership with Boeing is demonstrated in many ways: training, research development and seminars by Boeing’s top management are just a few examples. I congratulate Boeing on its Centennial and we are looking forward to developing our ongoing collaboration."

Dr. Mohammed Alhayaza, President
Alfaisal University

“As one of our esteemed co-founders, Boeing has been directly involved in the establishment and growth of Alfaisal University. We are one of five Centers of Excellence in Research in the Kingdom and the only private university to achieve that status. We are committed to conducting world-class research, an aim that will be realised with the help of pioneers such as Boeing. Boeing regularly provides our students with access to leading experts through seminars and talks, has funded undergraduate research projects and provided opportunities for our engineering students through the Boeing Fellowship Saudi Arabia Program. Members of our senior management team have benefited from Boeing’s Leadership Development Programs in the US, including myself, focusing on the tools for effective leadership. We are grateful for Boeing’s unwavering support since our founding in 2008."

HRH Dr Maha Bint Mishari AlSaud’ Vice President External Relations
Alfaisal University

The strategic partnership between Saudia and Boeing, and its long-standing relationship that keeps renewing, growing, and continues to deepen in strength for over the last 70 years.

Specifically, in 1945 when King Abdulaziz Al-Saud, King of Saudi Arabia received a gift from his friend, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States in the form of a DC-3 Dakota aircraft. That same aircraft was the nucleus of Saudia, and helped it form its beginnings.

Over 130 aircrafts from the Boeing family, had and continues to have a major part in Saudia journey, and it continues to contribute to its growth, development, enhancing Saudia’s capabilities and its competitive position. Today our fleet consists of 50 wide-body Boeing aircrafts.

The relationship between Saudia and Boeing is not confined to the field of aircraft manufacturing alone, for there are other facets of our strong partnership and cooperation in the fields of training, localization, improving maintenance and safety processes, as well as training and qualifying Saudi nationals in the fields of maintenance and technical services for civilian and military aircrafts. Also, manufacturing spare parts in the Saudi Aerospace Engineering Industry (SAEI), which is a subsidiary of the Saudi Arabian Airlines Holding Company.

On the occasion of 100 years since the founding of The Boeing Company, we congratulate our strategic partner on the centennial of their founding of this giant company, that has, and continues to have a major role in the development of the air transportation industry worldwide, as well as its services to Humanity and connecting peoples from around the world.

We wish Boeing continued success, development and growth.

Eng. Saleh Al Jasser, Director General
Saudi Arabian Airlines

“KAUST congratulates Boeing on 100 years of aerospace innovation. As a founding member of our Industry Collaboration Program and a recent KAUST Research and Technology Park resident partner, we look forward to enhancing this long-established relationship even further, especially in areas such as advanced materials, systems and analytics, and structural and sustainable technologies.”

Mark Crowell
Vice President of Innovation and Economic Development,

King Abdullah University for Science & Technology

“Boeing is an important partner of ours as we aim high and investigate important questions for the betterment of humanity. Boeing and KAUST share the mission of innovating to improve our world and together we hope to continue to cross new frontiers of scientific discovery. Congratulations on 100 years and we wish you all the best in your next century of innovation.”

Dr. Jean-Lou Chameau, President
King Abdullah University for Science & Technology