Yousif Hassan Al Hammadi

 Deputy General Manager

Al Bateen Executive Airport

Yousif Hassan Al Hammadi is the General Manager of Al Bateen Executive Airport. 

His day to-day responsibilities cover the safe and secure operation of the UAE’s only airport dedicated to business aviation. He has over 20 years of experience working in a variety of ATC roles, and is a certified instructor and examiner. 

Prior to his appointment as General Manager with ADAC, Al Hammadi held a number of senior operational positions at Abu Dhabi Airports Company. 


Educated in the Middle East and later at George Washington University in the US, Al Hammadi holds a Bachelor Degree in Aeronautical Science and was also certified by the UAE Ministry of Justice to provide legal opinions with respect to Air Traffic Services. In addition to his executive role at Al Bateen, Al Hammadi is President of the Emirates Aviation Association, Middle East Representative of the International Federation of Air Traffic Controller Associations, President of the Gulf Aero sport Federation and UAE Vice President of FAI (the World Air Sport Federation) in which capacity he has chaired and organised numerous air shows and aeronautical events in different parts of the UAE under the patronage of their Highnesses the rulers of the UAE.