Abu Dhabi Air Expo to showcase latest aviation, aerospace innovations in 2018

Al Bateen Executive Airport, has announced that the fifth edition of Abu Dhabi Air Expo will take place in 2018 in the nation’s capital in response to popular demand from key industry professionals.

Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2018 will be held from 26th to 28th February 2018, as part of Abu Dhabi Aviation and Aerospace Week, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

The Abu Dhabi Air Expo, in its fifth edition, will be rolled out in a new set-up divided into three main areas; Aircraft hangar, chalets and outdoor static display, which will occupy nearly 60,000 square meters of space at Al Bateen Executive Airport.

The three-day Air Expo event is set to welcome over 18,000 visitors from the aviation and aerospace industries. An exhibitor line-up of more than 300 manufacturers and suppliers will showcase the latest innovations and development in private jet aircraft, helicopters, executive charter services, airport equipment and services, avionics systems, insurance and financing.

Nasser Juma, General Manager of General Aviation Airports at Abu Dhabi Airports and the Chairman of Abu Dhabi Air Expo organising committee, said, "We are very excited to organise and host Abu Dhabi Air Expo in its fifth cycle, as the continuity of this event confirms the position that the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and Al Bateen Executive Airport have acquired as the key regional hub for general aviation."

Air Expo is a unique platform where industry leaders, tradespeople, clients, hobbyists and the general public can engage and gain insights, business leads and develop opportunities that will benefit both the end user and the entire industry.

"We are working tirelessly to ensure we deliver a proud Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2018 that will exceed everyone’s expectations, both exhibitors and attendees," Juma added.

According to a press statement, over 110 aircraft, from ultra-light to heavy business jets, will be on display to be explored by aircraft enthusiasts and businesses searching for the best aeroplanes and aviation-related services.

Leading private aircraft manufacturers like Dassault Aviation, Gulfstream, Embraer, and Boeing Business Jets will be back at the 2018 show, alongside key local and regional industry partners and stakeholders such as ADNOC, Abu Dhabi Aviation, Falcon Aviation Services and Royal Jet.