Salah MUDARA has over 39 years experience in Aviation Technical, Engineering, Operations, Aviation Safety program development, Emergency Response Planning and Aircraft Accident Investigation. Graduated as an Aeronautical Engineer from United Kingdom, and attained his MBA in Aerospace Management from Toulouse, France.
Through his career, he has attained numerous qualifications in the aviation arena from world-renowned institutes.
He has held various management positions in a number of airlines, before opting for independent aviation training & advisory services. His last full time post was Manager Flight Safety & Operation Technical with the first and largest low cost carrier in the Middle East & North Africa. His professional affiliation over the years has been as member of IATA Safety Committee, Arab Air Carriers Organization’s Technical & Safety Committee, International Society of Air Safety Investigators, Flight Safety Foundation, IATA ERP Working Group, International Airlines Technical Pool, and Board of Directors – American Mission School (Alraja) Bahrain. He is currently a Board member of Middle East & North Africa Society of Air Safety Investigators (MENASASI).
He has been involved in the investigation of various aircraft accidents/incidents involving company aircraft, including an Airbus A320 accident Aug/2000 in Bahrain, and A320 accident in Abu Dhabi, Mar/1997. Has been a speaker in a number of international conferences, and currently lectures on various Aviation Safety, Human Factors, Crew Resource Management & Emergency Response topics at different international operators and institutes.
Salah has also been part of Airbus safety task force team, that produced the first “Safety Manager’s Handbook”, and part of Global Aviation Information Network (GAIN) which produced the first “Operator’s Flight Safety Handbook”.