Saudi International Airshow Kicks Off at Thumamah Airport

12.03.2019 KSA
Saudi International Airshow Kicks Off at Thumamah Airport

Saudi International Airshow Kicks Off at Thumamah Airport

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The Saudi International Airshow will be held from 12 to 14 March, 2019, with the participation of as many as 750 institutions from around the world and 1,500 representatives of international business organizations.

The airshow will be organized under the patronage of Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region, in the presence of Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, President of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Space Agency, who is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Aviation Club.

The Airshow, scheduled to take place at Thumamah airport, is the first of its kind in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, constituting a milestone in the aviation industry and services in the Middle East.

It will be based on four sectors of the aviation industry: commercial aviation; private and public aviation; defense and aerospace; and infrastructure and suppliers of airports.

Saudi International Airshow will connect the world’s aviation experts and industry players to Saudi Arabia. The event has been organized in response to a huge demand from leading regional industry professionals and will be the first in a series which will take place over the next five years.

Saudi International Airshow will be the first aviation & aerospace exhibition of its kind in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia which will host a mix of business, general, commercial aviation and aerospace exhibitors on a 100,000 square meter static area which will accommodate more than 80 aircraft ranging in size from single-engine and executive jets to commercial wide body aircraft.

The show will offer chalets located next to the runway to enable manufacturers to present their entire range of aircraft and to facilitate demonstration flights. In addition, exhibition hall will host more than 200 booths, national and international pavilions where exhibitors will showcase a full range of aviation and aerospace services and products.

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