Airport Expansion & Modernisation in the Middle East & Africa

Event Airport Show 2020
Organiser Reed Exhibitions FZ LLC
Event Date 07.12.2020
Press Release Date 08.03.2017

Did you know that the Middle East region, strategically located within eight-hour flight away from 2/3 of the world’s population, is gearing up to build the Aviation Capital of the world with more than 60 active investment programmes worth over US$ 100 billion? Not only that, over 1,000 aircrafts are on order to serve over 400m passengers, and all this by 2025!

Key airport projects in the Middle East include:

  • Dubai World Central, entailing an investment of US$ 34 billion to handle 160 million passengers a year.
  • Abu Dhabi International Airport, to boost capacity of 40 million passengers with the new US$ 6.8 billion Midfield Terminal Building (MTB) project.
  • King Abdulaziz International Airport the first phase includes a 400,000 sqm terminal complex tower, control tower, access roads and utilities. Phase 2 and 3 will take the airport through to 2035.
  • For more projects, please click here.

How can you take advantage of these opportunities and develop/grow your business in the region?
Airport Show is putting together a BUSINESS CONNECT platform and will host over 150 buyers from the entire region, all decision makers on 100+ specific projects and over 7,000 attendees.

Meetings’ agenda has already started and include:

  • Egyptian Airports Company
  • Cairo International Airport
  • National Aviation Services, Kuwait
  • Algiers Airport Services Management Establishment, Algeria
  • Air Navigation Services Company, Algeria
  • Civil Aviation, Burkina Faso
  • Bahrain Airport Company
  • Maldives Airports Company
  • Oman Airports Management Company
  • National office of Airports – ONA, Morocco
  • Aqaba Development Corporation, Jordan
  • Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority
  • Directorate General Civil Aviation, Lebanon
  • Internal Security Forces, Lebanon
  • Full list of buyers available on the event website

For your chance to meet key officials overseeing regional airport expansions and upgrades, please contact Raed El Forkh on or call +971 50 653 1941. Limited exhibition spaces are still available so call today to ensure you have a stand at the world’s largest annual airport exhibition.


Reed Exhibitions FZ LLC
Twofour 54 building
10th Floor
Office 1001
Abu Dhabi
  • +971 2 4917615