Held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group

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ATC Forum

The 2nd edition of ATC Forum will bring together over 1,000 ATC professionals to showcase and provide solutions to cater the needs of the major areas of emerging growth in the ATC market like Remote Tower Systems and Space-Based Surveillance.

Day 3 of Global Airport Leaders’ Forum will focus on air traffic control and will discuss connectivity challenges and free route airspace, tower implementation, big data and secured GPS Navigation.

Entrance to the exhibition is free of charge for all professionals and trade visitors if they register online in advance. Your badge will give you access to Airport Show, Airport Security Middle East and ATC Forum.


Smart Airports

Smart Airports is a new theme running across the events in 2019. Exhibitors who have breakthrough technologies will be highlighted on the show floor in the ‘Innovation Trail’, a new Smart Airports Conference will take place on day 1 of GALF and the new Innovation Hub will present a selection of innovators from across the globe who will be showcasing their breakthrough technologies set to shape the future airport experience.

Innovation Trail

Follow the new “Smart Airports Innovation Trail” to see the most intriguing innovations from exhibitors.

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Innovation Hub

The Innovation Hub is a new initiative that creates a unique platform to connect new innovations set to disrupt the market with entrepreneurs & buyers from around the world.

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Global Airport Leaders' Forum Agenda

A dedicated agenda for Smart Airports on day 1 presenting four panels discussing the latest in AI, Blockchain, Advanced Robotics and other Smart Technologies revolutionising the airport industry.and other Smart Technologies revolutionising the airport industry.

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Global Airport Leaders' Forum (GALF)

Global Airport Leaders' Forum (GALF)


The newly-revamped Global Airport Leaders' Forum (GALF) will be bringing a 3 day programme.

Day 2: Global advances in air traffic management, remote towers, drones and integrated ATC communications will be discussed at GALF’s ATC conference alongside ATC Forum on 30 April in Dubai.

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To book a pass, please contact daksha@nicheideas.net

CAPA 2019 Middle East & Africa Aviation Summit

CAPA 2019 Middle East & Africa Aviation Summit


The CAPA Middle East & Africa Aviation Summit, this 29-30 April 2019, will examine commercial and operational issues affecting airlines and airports in Africa and the Middle East. With a focus on both growth prospects in the domestic and key international market, CAPA will challenge leaders of the Middle East and African aviation industry to reflect on what is needed to drive the industry forward, using examples of innovation in outside markets as a benchmark to follow.

With an expected delegation of 200 executives from airlines, airports and industry suppliers, confirmed speakers include:

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This is a must attend event and we invite you to register now - meaas19.capaevents.com/

Women in Aviation General Assembly

Women in Aviation General Assembly


Held alongside Airport Show and supported by Women in Aviation (Middle East Chapter), Women in Aviation 2019 will host over 450 attendees - including global aviation and inclusion leaders; key female officials and senior managers working in aviation, aerospace and space across the region; top female students at regional aviation and engineering colleges and HR managers at aviation businesses across the Middle East.

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To book a pass, please contact daksha@nicheideas.net

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New Exhibitors in 2019

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Business Connect Programme

In the 2018 edition, the programme has been very successful in assisting attendees to make new connections and potential business partners even after the event. The Business Connect Programme facilitated 10,000 meetings with 7,000+ users in the online platform.

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ATC Email Recommendation

Our efficient business connect platform will provide you a shortlist of recommendations via email of non-sponsored business partners to meet before, during and after the show.

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ATC Onsite Networking

Business Connect Programme provides all the services you need for a high-quality networking experience, including networking sessions, one-to-one meetings, business Meet & Greet sessions with the International Pavilions, VIP Guided Tours, and dedicated areas for more informal meetings at the lounges powered by Business Connect.

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ATC Post Event

Rate your meetings and start getting connections over email for 2 more weeks after the show with the relevant people who matter to your business.


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Shaping the Future of Air Traffic Control


Free to attend Live Seminar Stage

Live Seminar Stage

Join our CPD accredited free seminar and hear from the experts the new initiatives and launches, case studies demonstrating innovative solutions and shared expertise and insight from some of the most influential names in the industry.

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Experience the largest 360 degrees Tower simulator in the world

dans will be showcasing a virtual reality visual of the largest 360 degrees Tower Simulator in the World, utilized for training and procedural testing purposes. In addition, the organisation’s team of expertise will be present at the Exhibition stand to network and meet with officials and leaders in the Air Traffic Management sector during the event.

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What is Free Route Airspace?

The International Civil Aviation Organization - under its Aviation System Block Upgrade Free Route Operations module – defines free routing as being airspace in which flight plans are not referencing segments of a published air traffic service (ATS) route network to facilitate the utilisation of a user-preferred profile.

Read more about Free Route Airspace here.

Visit Stand 6220 to talk to the experts about how digital tower technology and other innovative solutions from HungaroControl can help you achieve your business and operational goals.

Join an insight session on Life with a Digital Tower on the stand at 2pm on 29 April.


Attend the ANSP leadership panel discussion from 10:30AM on 30 April at the dedicated day for ATC on day 2 of Global Airport Leaders’ Forum (GALF)

New GALA Dinner Package

Airport Show and its co-located events will be hosting a Gala Dinner event on the evening of day 2 for a networking event not to be missed.

Package Benefits:

  • Network with exhibitors, delegates and buyers
  • Table reservation with your colleagues
  • Open buffet and drinks
  • Valet parking
  • VIP access and 50% discount on all conferences taking at Airport Show – ATC Forum – Airport Security Middle East

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Download the new Event App

Mobile App

Introducing the new Airport Show mobile application that can help you plan your visit manage your meetings, browse speakers, seminar / conference sessions, create your own personalized schedule and more.

Features include:

  • Connect with other stakeholders and manager your meetings
  • View speakers and favourite sessions
  • Access exhibitor and product information
  • Follow the new Smart Airports Innovation Trail
  • Get live notifications
  • Access the exhibition floorplan

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