Marwan Boodai

Chairman of Jazeera Airways Group


Marwan Boodai is the CEO of Boodai Corp., the institutional founder of Jazeera Airways, and the Chairman of Jazeera Airways Group.

Boodai and the core founding team led the establishment process of the airline from raising capital to securing traffic rights, fleet planning and purchasing, and financing.

Boodai continues to play an active role in steering the strategic direction of the company, especially in 2009 and 2010, when he led the Turn-Around Plan (TAP) to bring the company back to profitability after suffering losses for the first time in history due to overcapacity in the market and stiffer competition.

Jazeera Airways Group returned to profitability in the third quarter of 2010 with record quarterlyearnings.

Today, Boodai is leading Jazeera Airways into new opportunities to start new business lines and activities within the passenger airlines sector and the aircraft leasing sector, in addition to other complementary sectors both locallyand  internationally.

He sits on several Jazeera Airways Group committees which include the governance and financial oversight committees