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
Abu Dhabi Airports awards contract for development of lounge at Midfield Terminal to National Aviation Services (NAS) and Airport Dimensions
Abu Dhabi Airports has awarded the Midfield Terminal’s lounge construction and management contract to a joint venture between National Aviation Services (NAS) and Airport Dimensions.
Abu Dhabi Airports Company CEO appointed to ACI Board
Abu Dhabi Airports Company’s CEO Bryan Thompson has been appointed to the board of Airports Council International (ACI).
Language and Luggage: How Amadeus Technology can shape the travel industry
With a presence in more than 190 countries, Amadeus has emerged as one of the world’s leading travel technology providers, evolving since its inception in 1987 to now offer everything from booking analytics to online payment solutions, with clients including travel agents, airlines and hotel chains.
People flow solutions to enhance passenger experience
Simone Tiberti, Head of Infrastructure in South Europe, Middle East and Africa, KONE: “The full life-cycle approach to projects is the only solid and safe approach to guarantee value to our clients for the years to come.”
Uber, Lyft rides could get more expensive at National and Dulles airports
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is considering raising the fee that app-based services such as Uber and Lyft pay when they pick up and drop off passengers at Reagan National and Dulles International airports.
New helicopter hub to be opened in Dubai under Leonardo, Falcon plan
A rotorcraft terminal will be established in Dubai next year in close proximity to the Expo 2020 area, under plans unveiled by Leonardo and Falcon Aviation Services.
Airlines, airports spend $50bn on passenger experience
Airlines and airports spent a record $50 billion in 2018 on IT to support improvements to the passenger journey and are now beginning to enjoy the benefit of that investment, said SITA, a major IT provider for the air transport industry in a new report.
The top 10 risks the aviation industry is facing
DANS works closely with the UAE’s federal regulator, the GCAA, and has responsibility for the approaches into Dubai’s two international airports as well as tower operations
New Aviation X Lab incubator to reinvent the next era of air travel
A new aviation-specific incubator called Aviation X Lab has been launched in Dubai following a long-term partnership between Emirates, Airbus, Collins Aerospace, GE Aviation and Thales.
Aviation and tourism to contribute $128bn to UAE's GDP by 2037
The aviation industry could contribute $128 billion (Dh470bn) to the UAE’s economy by 2037
Dubai International could grow to 120 million passengers a year
Dubai International could grow to 120 million passengers a year – with no new runways
Exhibit at NAIS and attract the aviation industry across Russia & CIS
At NAIS, industrial flagships and new market players display their best solutions to top officials and specialists from airports and other air enterprises from all over Russia and abroad across civil aviation infrastructure development: equipment, technologies, design, construction, IT and security.
120+ exhibitors and over 4000 professionals will be united at VII National Aviation Infrastructure Forum & Show on February 5-6, 2020 in Moscow.
Aviation industry needs to crank up IT spend
There isn’t a year that goes by in which cybersecurity does not remain high on the agenda for the air transport industry. However, the need to ensure faster progress towards implementation of concrete cyber prevention and management initiatives remains an acute challenge.
UAE wins ICAO membership for fifth consecutive time
he UAE has been elected for the fifth consecutive time to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Council.
The UAE will serve its fifth term aboard the international organisation after successfully winning its re-election campaign on Tuesday, garnering 152 votes at the meetings of the ICAO’s 40th session, running in Montreal, Canada from September 24 to October 4.
Are you visiting interairport Europe?
Come along and meet the Airport Show team at interairport Europe in Munich from 8-11 October on stand number 2724 in Hall C6. Visit us to discuss the next edition of Airport Show taking place in June 2020. Schedule a meeting with us by emailing us here.
Al Maktoum International is planning to be the world's largest airport
Dubai Airports, which operates Dubai International and Al Maktoum International Airport, is reviewing its long-term masterplan, taking into consideration demand for passenger growth and economic expansion of local as well as regional economies.
280,000 passengers travel through Dubai airport
Dubai International Airport experienced one of the busiest days of the year on Friday with 280,000 passengers passing through its three terminals ahead of the Eid Al Adha long weekend from Saturday through to Tuesday.
Do you have a start-up that makes travel simpler, better, or more exciting?
The winner will receive AED 50,000 in equity-free funding, expert mentoring and tailored workshops from program partners, office space at the heart of Dubai Silicon Oasis and connections into a vibrant entrepreneurship.
2 new conferences added in 2020
Global Airport Leaders’ Forum (GALF), that takes place alongside Airport Show each year has broadened its portfolio by adding 2 new conferences for 2020: Passenger Experience and Future Ground Handling Summit.
Meet us at InterAirport
Airport Show will be participating at interairport Europe in Munich from 8-11 October on stand number 2724 in Hall C6. Our team will be highlighting the major airport development projects globally and sharing information on how to connect with the key decision makers on these projects.
Airport Show success story in its 19 years history
The 19th edition of Airport Show took place in Dubai in May brought together 7,171 Attendees from 89 Countries, increased visitor numbers by 10.56% and gathered 208 Buyers which resulted to an increased number of deals and strategic alliances between the participating companies.
Airport Show broke all records of success in its 19 years history
Airport Show, which concluded after a three-day run at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC), climbed another step in its journey of success and broke all records in its 19 years history in terms of occupied exhibition space, number of country pavilions, exhibitors, hosted buyers and visitors.
50 new technologies and innovations showcased at Airport Show
The 19th edition of Dubai Airport Show, the world’s largest airport exhibition, witnessed the showcasing of new technologies and innovations in the aviation industry.
128 Smart Gates at Dubai International for border control
DXB last year handled an average of 120,000 passengers daily in the peak time, with the processing time for immigration formalities taking a few seconds to process per passenger.
Dubai Police, AFSAC of Tunisia signed pact for training agreement for training police force at airports
Dubai Police and AFSAC (ICAO AVSEC Training Centre) of Tunisia signed an agreement for sharing knowledge and infrastructure at their respective centres to train the police force working at airports.
Dubai keeping up its unblemished reputation in air traffic management
Describing Dubai as the ‘City of Future’, a top government official has said the vision and leadership has been behind the continued growth and expansion of the aviation industry in the emirate and its amazing success story in a relatively short span of time.
Increasing role of women to boost aviation sector
Despite the fact that women are vastly under-represented in the aviation and aerospace sectors, they play a key role in the growth of the industry, and there has never been a better time for them to build a successful career in this industry and be part of the success story.
Radwa Hozien, Chief Software Officer, emaratech
In her presentation at the Global Airport Leaders Forum (GALF) which kicked off as a co-located event at the 19th edition of Airport Show at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (D ...
Dammam Airports Company embarking on a major expansion
Dammam Airports Company (DACO) is embarking on a major expansion of its facilities and passenger and cargo handling capacities. Turki Abdullah Aljawini, CEO of DACO, said the expansion is aimed at inc ...
Siemens establishes Digital Aviation Centre in Dubai
Technology giant Siemens is focusing on digital transformation for airports to make decisions without interruption and has established Digital Aviation Centre in Dubai. “We will be using Dubai as the ...
Dubai keeping up its flawless reputation in air traffic management
Describing Dubai as the ‘City of Future’, a top government official has said the vision and leadership has been behind the continued growth and expansion of the aviation industry in the emirate and it ...
Smiths Detection unveiled Hi-Scan 6040 CTiX security screening system
The Hi-Scan 6040 CTiX security screening system that uses computed Tomography technology for cabin baggage is being showcased. The advanced detection capability offered byt CT eliminates the need to ...
Saudi Ground Handling Services (SGS) discuss 2020 vision
“With Vision 2020 and Vision 2030, we have lots of changes in the government to open up the tourism industry to make it attractive for foreigners. There are big expansion plans at the airports,” said ...
Ground Handling Logistics of Saudi Arabia showcases their PRM (Passengers with Restricted Mobility) technology
Ground Handling Logistics is a Saudi Arabian company with a strong commitment to deliver efficient, reliable, innovative and cost effective service and solutions in airport and aviation industry. The ...
Baggage Handling System (BHS) system design using virtual reality
ADP Ingénierie, involved in designing greenfield airports and maintenance, has unveiled a Baggage Handling System (BHS) system design using virtual reality meant for airport operators who are willing ...
Con Korfiatis - CEO
Con Korfiatis CEO 1. Tell us a bit about your career and how you came to work in the industry? I started my career as a chartered accountant and then a management consultant. In the course of being a ...
Sheikh Ahmed opens the 19th edition of Airport Show in Dubai
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, on Monday offici ...
Sustainability is key for the growth of travel industry: Paul Griffiths
Sustainability, affordability, efficiency, and intramodal are key principals for the growth of the travel industry for decades to come. This was stated by Paul Griffiths, Chief Executive Officer of Du ...
Rana Dajani Ph.D. delivering keynote address at Women In Aviation
Continuing the excellent work being done by ICAO, IATA and ACI so far, the Women in Aviation General Assembly, Dubai will highlight best practice to regional aviation HR leadership
emaratech to showcase its cutting-edge technology at Airport Show-2019
Dubai-based company is Arab leader in Border Control Smart Corridor to be a key attraction at B2B show Eyen and Smart Trolley also to be on display Gulf airports to handle 450 million passengers by 20 ...
Airport Show remains key B2B platform for Saudi exhibitors
Dubai, April 10, 2019: The 19th edition of Airport Show from 29 April - 1 May at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC) will see the participation of Saudi Arabia’s prominent ...
Introducing Honeywell NAVITAS
The Honeywell NAVITAS software suite makes end-to end airport management possible by connecting air and ground traffic control, airport operations, and maintenance.
Smith’s Detection new HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX checkpoint scanner
Smiths Detection is shaping the future of aviation security with pioneering solutions.
Experience the largest 360 degrees Tower Simulator in the World
dans will be showcasing a prototype of the Tower Simulator (TOSIM), the largest 360 degrees Tower Simulator in the World, utilized for training and procedural testing purposes.
First-ever Smart Airports Conference to be held during GALF in Dubai this April
The smart airport market in the Middle East region is expected to reach US$850 million by 2020
100 million passengers pass through Saudi airports in 2018
JEDDAH: Last year was a record for flights and passengers at the Kingdom’s airports, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported citing official statistics.
emaratech will showcase the ‘Smart Corridor’ at Airport Show
We are excited to announce that emaratech will be presenting state of the art technology ‘Smart Corridor’ in Dubai at Airport Show on 29 April – 1 May. The unprecedented integrated technology of Pre-c ...
Day 1 of the Global Airport Leader’s Forum (GALF) puts the spotlight on smart airports
Day 1 of Global Airport Leaders Forum (GALF) will focus on ‘Smart Airports’. Exponential growth in the 21st century has thrusted the aviation industry to be sustainable and airports to be smart. Socia ...
The CAPA Middle East & Africa Aviation Summit, to be held on 29-30 April 2019
The CAPA Middle East & Africa Aviation Summit , to be held on 29-30 April 2019, will examine commercial and operational issues affecting airlines and airports in Africa and the Middle East, focusing o ...
Airport Show-2019 to serve as an influential platform for international companies
42 new international exhibitors tapping MENASA region; US$1.1 trillion airport infrastructure projects planned
Technology, training and teamwork_ The Future of Airport Security
Don’t miss the opportunity to see the likes of: emaratech and Smiths Detection presenting their cutting-edge solutions for the most advanced challenges facing airports this April.
5 ways in which technology is shaping the smart airport
Don’t miss the opportunity to see the likes of Rohde & Schwarz, Sew Eurodrive, Smiths Detection and ServiceMax presenting their cutting-edge solutions this April.
Upswing in investments in Middle East for efficient air traffic control
ATC market to be worth US$56.07 billion by 2022. In 2030, 1.85 million flights annually to and from UAE; 2.34 million aircraft movements at 36 ME airports in 2025.
ANCG to renovate and upgrade south runway at Dubai Airport
Al Naboodah Construction Group (ANCG) – the construction division of Al Naboodah Group Enterprises – has announced that it will lead a record-time renovation upgrade to resurface the south runway at D ...
Are you the next breakthrough company in the airport industry?
The Airport Innovation Hub is a new initiative that creates a unique platform for new innovators in the industry.
Top UAE mogul to lead musicians at papal mass
Better known for his role as the CEO of Dubai Airports, Paul Griffiths, will be playing the organ at the mass lead by Pope Francis on Tuesday, Feb. 5.
Dubai passenger traffic tops 89m in 2018
Dubai International Airport (DXB) retained its position as the world’s busiest airport for international customer numbers for the fifth consecutive year with annual traffic for 2018 surpassing 89.1 mi ...
Smiths Detection launches new training centre in Dubai
Smiths Detection, Airport Show’s Gold sponsor has recently launched a new training centre in Dubai.
The first fully LED monitored airport
OCEM has recently announced its involvement in a brand-new airport strategically located in Mukah, Malaysia, the country’s first fully monitored LED airport.
Saudi Arabia – entering a new phase of rapid growth
Aviation is a major priority for the government in Saudi, leading to an ambitious expansion plan at the flag carrier Saudia and the opening of massive new terminal at Jeddah Airport.
ATM market to touch US$97.30 billion mark by 2022
By 2018, traffic is projected to grow with another seven percent. On a global scale, passenger air travel is expected to maintain positive growth rates up to 2030.
Airports – a different business altogether
Did you know that there is a videogame where you can build your own airport city? It is called Airport City.