|Event||The British-Irish Airports EXPO 2020|
|Press Release Date||12.04.2017|
Ryanair, TAV, Leonardo, SmartDrive Systems, Airside Incursion Mitigation & Wilson James are latest to join the largest-ever airports exhibition on these shores.
We are delighted to announce that 6 companies have joined our exhibitor list this week. Ryanair is our first-ever airline exhibitor and will be there to engage with UK & Irish airports and suppliers, while TAV Airports will be there to consider procurement for the 10 airports it operates across three continents, and also championing the capabilities of its own service company subsidiaries across ground handling, F&B, duty free, operations, IT & security. Leonardo, SmartDrive Systems, Airside Incursion Mitigation & Wilson James will showcase their specialist capabilities to enhance efficiency and safety for airport operators, and help take our exhibitor list to over 130.
Special £300m briefing: RAF Marham readied for F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Alongside infrastructure development briefings from across British and Irish airports, led by Heathrow Chairman Lord Deighton’s £16 billion plans, David Salmond, Head of Major Projects at the MOD’s Defence Infrastructure Organisation, will give a special briefing on the £300m redevelopment of RAF Marham for the F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter. New infrastructure includes vertical landing pads, hardened aircraft shelters, maintenance hangars, and specialist runway refurbishment required for the 2023 arrival of the UK’s first-ever 5th generation, multi-role, stealth fighter.
Get on with it!!! Nominate your airport’s ‘Unsung Heroes’ right now!!!
The inaugural British-Irish Airport Awards seek to recognise the ‘below-the-radar’ effort from employees of airports and the wider sector to advance our industry. With the winners selected by an online poll of you, The British-Irish Airports Community, these ‘Unsung Heroes’ will no longer go unrecognised.
The deadline for nominations is far approaching – be sure to identify your ‘Unsung Heroes’ before 1st May, then watch this space for details of participating in our poll.
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