Al Bateen Executive Airport, the dedicated business aviation airport of Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), announced today that Falcon Aviation services will be the Gold Sponsor for the first general aviation exhibition in the Middle East, Abu Dhabi Air Expo from 6th- 8th March 2012. Covering key developments and innovation in non-commercial aircraft, jets, helicopters, equipment, manufacturers, services, pilot training schools, accessories, avionics, insurance and financing, the three day event is expected to draw over 10,000 visitors, plus major aviation players from across the GCC, Levant, North Africa, and as far afield as Asia and South Africa.
As interest in general aviation grows, from executive aviation businesses through to enjoyment of flying, Abu Dhabi Air Expo will be a platform for the major players in this developing sector to gather and share their latest innovations with a continuously growing audience of businesses, pilots and enthusiasts, from ultra-lights to transcontinental jets, to flight schools, equipment, and refurbishments.
HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Falcon Aviation Services Chairman and CEO, the official partner at Abu Dhabi Air Expo commented:
“Falcon Aviation Services are excited at the opportunity to display its fleet and to highlight its services here in Abu Dhabi. We look forward to working with the team at Al Bateen during Air Expo, as this show is a clear indication of the growth that the aviation sector in Abu Dhabi is witnessing”.
Yousif Hassan Al Hammadi, Chairman of the Organizing Committee for Abu Dhabi Air Expo, Deputy General Manager, Al Bateen Executive Airport, said:
“ADAC is extremely proud to host the first dedicated exhibition for general aviation in the Middle East at Al Bateen Executive Airport. The remarkable increase in private jet traffic that Al Bateen Airport has achieved during 2011 makes it the perfect hub for aviation professionals to share the latest developments in the industry. Al Bateen looks forward to welcoming visitors to Abu Dhabi boosting the growth recorded by the aviation sector, and creating further business opportunities.”
Abu Dhabi Air Expo which will include nearly 70,000 m² of exhibition space will showcase over 70 aircraft and bring together nearly 300 distributors offering their products and services.