SMG Consulting and Saudi Excellence Co, a company providing technologies in mobility, security, and defense to the Saudi Government and enterprises in Saudi Arabia, will jointly explore the potential for advanced air mobility (AAM) in the Kingdom and how local talent and resources can help advance the worldwide industry.
Aerospace, defence and autotech specialist SMG and Saudi Excellence will advise stakeholders in the region on new mobility solutions, support the Vision 2030 initiative, and work with international leading AAM companies to enter the region.
“Our cooperation with SMG will allow us to combine its expertise in the AAM ecosystem with Saudi Excellence’s government and enterprises network,” said Sheikh Abdullah bin Zaid Al Meleihi, chairman and founder of Saudi Excellence.
“Our partnership is aligned with the Saudi Government’s commitment to invest up to 100 billion US dollars in building a complete aviation ecosystem with the support of the Public Investment Fund (PIF), where Advanced Air Mobility will be an important
SMG partner and AAM practice lead Sergio Cecutta added: “AAM will be one of the fastest growing markets in Aerospace in the coming decades.
“We see Saudi Arabia developing into one of the top world markets for AAM as it is working to become a leader in green energy, living and transportation, with premier projects like NEOM and THE LINE. We are privileged to work with Sheikh Abdullah bin Zaid Al Meleihi and Saudi Excellence to help AAM grow in Saudi Arabia.”
SMG Consulting’s team of experts has experience of information and data-driven industries to advise new mobility industries. Saudi Excellence is part of Al-Ramez International Group, which was established in 1991, provides the latest technologies in the field of mobility, security and defence to Government and enterprises in Saudi Arabia.
In December 2021, Volocopter partnered with NEOM, the smart and sustainable regional development in Saudi Arabia, to design, implement and operate what is claimed to be the world’s first bespoke public eVTOL mobility system.