The UAE aviation industry is projected to grow, accompanied by a large number of visitors, thanks to current developments that are preparing the way for an influx of visitors. Visitors to the 17th edition of Dubai Airshow 2021, which will be held from November 14-18, 2021 at Dubai World Central (DWC), Dubai Airshow Site, will receive a glimpse into the sector’s inventive future.
The Dubai Airshow is one of the world’s largest and most successful air exhibitions, bringing together aerospace professionals from all sectors of the industry to promote worldwide trade. The event will be organized by Tarsus Middle East with the help of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Dubai Airports, the UAE Ministry of Defense, and Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects.
At the Dubai Airshow, Emirates will display a four-class A380
Emirates will display its A380 with a four-class configuration. Onboard the airline’s newest A380 aircraft, the aircraft on show will include the airline’s recently announced Premium Economy Class cabin, as well as refurbished interiors and modifications across all classes. Emirates’ latest generation Airbus A380 will be adorned with the unique ‘United Arab Emirates 50’ livery, commemorating the UAE’s Golden Jubilee, which is always a big draw for aviation aficionados and trade visitors.
“The Dubai Airshow has long been one of the most important events in the aviation and aerospace calendar,” said Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates airline and group. All eyes will be on Dubai this year as the sector recovers, with global aviation and aerospace companies reuniting in person to form new relationships and engage in strategic dialogue. The event will serve as a barometer for the industry’s revival and a showcase for the technology that will propel it forward in the future. Emirates, as a major participant in commercial aviation, will set the tone with its latest goods and services on exhibit, as well as engaging in numerous activities with its partners at the event.”
LHT will concentrate on long-term sustainability
“The Dubai Airshow 2021 is a wonderful opportunity to meet our clients face to face, further developing our business connection, which is a top goal for LHT in the region,” said Ziad Al Hazmi, CEO of Lufthansa Technik Middle East. It’s also a terrific way to connect with potential consumers and partners. As the market improves, I believe the event will serve to connect people and bring in business. We’ll be presenting our most recent technological, sustainability, and service breakthroughs, as well as our regional strengths and knowledge. For example, at the airshow, we’ll be displaying our new A330 Explorer design as well as our AeroSHARK technology (an exterior aircraft film designed to minimize fuel emissions and costs).”
Air Arabia will demonstrate its new A321neo-LR aircraft
Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost airline (LCC), will display its newest A321neo-LR aircraft, as well as the latest innovations, technology, and cabin configurations. To honor the country’s golden jubilee, the airline debuted a new livery on its Airbus A320 and A321 neo-LR aircraft. The new Air Arabia A321 neo-LR has a capacity of 215 people. It has Air Arabia’s state-of-the-art cabin interior, as well as the wireless entertainment system “SkyTime” and extra-comfy seats that retain Air Arabia’s spacious seat pitch.
Onboard Air Arabia’s Airbus A321 neo-LR aircraft, guests at the Dubai Airshow will be able to sample the carrier’s value-driven low-cost product. “As the aviation sector prepares for a sustained recovery, we are thrilled to be a part of the Dubai Airshow, a platform to illustrate how our industry has tackled the problems and is on a new flight path to renewed growth,” said Adel Ali, group chief executive officer of Air Arabia. We’ll highlight our innovative technology, innovations, and cutting-edge solutions that aim to improve the client experience even further.”
The Boeing 777X lands in Dubai
The new Boeing 777X has landed at Dubai World Central, where it will be prepared for the next Dubai Airshow. The roughly 15-hour straight journey from Seattle’s Boeing Field to Dubai marked the 777X’s first foreign flight and longest flight to date. The plane is still undergoing extensive testing. Starting on Sunday, Boeing will join the airshow’s flying program and put the 777X on a static exhibit. The 777-9 will be the world’s largest and most efficient twin-engine jet, delivering 10% better fuel use, emissions, and operating costs than the competition while providing an extraordinary passenger experience. It will be based on the best of the industry-leading 777 and 787 Dreamliner families.
370 new exhibitors
This year’s Dubai Airshow will welcome approximately 370 new exhibitors, in addition to the significant local and international players in aerospace, defense, and space that have participated in past editions. Belgium, Ukraine, the United Kingdom (UK), the United States of America (USA), Greece, Israel, Switzerland, Brazil, the Czech Republic, Canada, and the Russian Federation will all be exhibiting for the first time.
“For the first time in the Middle East, we are going to present not only a new testing prototype but also the company’s concepts, future goals, and test flight footage,” said Kai-Tse Lin, Co-founder and Chief Operations Officer (COO) at Bellwether Industries. Bellwether has a number of fascinating programs in the works or about to launch, and we’d love to collaborate and further our involvement with the industry.”
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For the first time, the Russian Helicopter holding company will demonstrate a contemporary Mi-28NE combat helicopter outside of Russia. The “Night Hunter” export modification will be on display both at the static exposition and during the flight program. The Ka-52 Alligator, a modern Russian assault helicopter, will make its maiden appearance at the Dubai Airshow.
The export versions of the Mi-28 and Ka-52 will showcase complicated aerobatics and maneuvers used in real air combat to the airshow’s attendees and participants this year. Potential buyers from the UAE and other countries in the area will have a rare opportunity to study the novelties of the Russian helicopter industry at the static exhibition during the airshow.