Middle East ground handling market expected to reach US$156.2 million by 2019

Event Airport Show 2020
Organiser Reed Exhibitions FZ LLC
Event Date 07.12.2020
Press Release Date 30.11.2016

The global airport ground handling services market is currently valued at US$ 54.351 billion and predicted to grow stronger over the next 10 years as a result of forecast demand for air transport.

The Asia Pacific and Middle East regions are forecasted to see the highest growth rates, expecting expanded or new airport infrastructure as well as major airlines continuing to increase capacity. This boost in airline and airport infrastructure expansion has a direct impact on ground handling companies who will be expanding their service offerings to accommodate the additional passenger, baggage and cargo capacity.

Key market insights:

  • The Middle East ground handling system market is expected to reach a value of US$ 156.2 million by 2019; growing at a CAGR of approximately 7.03% from 2014 to 2019
  • The cargo ground handling segment has the highest market value among the other segments
  • Increase in the number of airports and expansion and upgradation of infrastructure are the main market drivers which are impacting market growth
  • The major challenges of the ground handling system market are optimization of operations during peak time and constant security upgradation

Meet key buyers from regional ground handlers at the world’s largest annual airport exhibition

Join the likes of Tam Durabus, Douglas Equipment, Waterblasting Technologies and Cobus using the Airport Show this May as a platform to present their latest innovations.

Meet key buyers including: dnata, National Aviation Services (NAS), Bahrain Airport Services (BAS), Oman Aviation Services Co (SAOG) and Saudi Ground Services Company, amongst others, who are eager to source the latest advancements in technologies to meet the rising air traffic.

This is the perfect time to network with leading Ground Handling Companies from the Middle East, Africa and South Asian regions and ensure your business benefits from the biggest predicted growth in the industry. Visit the website for more information.

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