VP Flight Operations (GACA Director of Operations)

Waheed Alwadiee

Captain Waheed is the VP of Flight Operations and Fixed-wing Chief Pilot at Mukamalah Aviation Company with more than 20 years of experience in corporate aviation. He started his journey with Saudi Aramco as a Mechanical Engineer at Mechanical Shops Services Department (MSSD).


Throughout his career, he held multiple positions with growing responsibilities including Director of Safety and Compliance, Ground Support Operations Division Manager, Head of Standardization, Fleet Captain of Executive Fleet Operations, and Director of Aviation Department.


Waheed is an active pilot with more 5,000 logged flying hours on 7 aircraft types (B737NG, Gulfstream 450/550/650, Embraer 175, Hawker 900, and Dash-8)


Education & Credentials
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (King Fahd University ,2002)
Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering (King Fahd University, 2009)
Master of Business Administration in Airlines Management (Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, 2017)
Master in International Affairs and Diplomacy (United Nations Institute for Training and Research, 2020)
Executive Program in Finance and Strategy (London Business School, 2021)
IATA-Stanford University Aviation Management Program (2014)

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