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November 15, 2013
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Preview: 2013 Dubai Airshow
The Dubai Airshow is the premier airshow in the Middle East. The event, held this year at Dubai World Central from Nov. 17 to 21, showcases the latest in aviation with hundreds of exhibitors from around the world who travel to the United Arab Emirates. This year's show is building up to be bigger and busier than ever with 1,000 exhibitors from around the world expected along with 60,000 trade visitors and up to 1,500 international and regional media. For more information, visit here. Follow the show on Twitter.

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Show Headlines 
  • Show organizer draws on Air Force One background
    Sharief Fahmy, CEO of F&E Aerospace, the organizers of the Dubai Airshow, draws on his military experience to helm the airshow. Fahmy served as a U.S. Air Force captain and mission director for Air Force One during the George W. Bush administration. "When you are dealing with America's first family and other world leaders, you get to learn quite a bit about attention to detail and customer service," Fahmy said. Defense News (11/4) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • 210 new exhibitors, business aviation firms featured at airshow
    The Dubai Airshow will include 210 new exhibitors this year, bringing the total number of exhibitors to more than 1,000. Several business aviation companies will also be attending the show slated for this month, including ExecuJet Aviation, Jetex, Jet Aviation and Royal Jet. AIN Online (11/3) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Aerospace Features 
  • Boeing to show of 787, 737 at Dubai Airshow
    A Qatar Airways Dreamliner will be available on display at the upcoming 2013 Dubai Airshow that starts Nov. 17. Additionally, flydubai will have a 737-800 on display showing off the Boeing Sky Interior. "The Middle East region continues to be one of Boeing's key global markets for both the commercial aviation and defense sectors," said Jeffrey Johnson, president of Boeing Middle East. Gulf Times (Qatar) (11/7) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Qatar Executive to display Bombardier Global 5000 at airshow
    Qatar Executive, a subsidiary of Qatar Airways, plans to display a Bombardier Global 5000 at the Dubai Airshow 2013. "The Dubai Airshow is not only one of the most important aerospace events in the Middle East but in the world," said Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways. "This is evident in the exponential growth of the airshow in recent years and the influx of international businesses in the region over the last decade." Corporate Jet Investor (11/1) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Dubai Airshow could see large orders for Boeing 777Xs
    Several Gulf carriers could place large orders for Boeing jets at the Dubai Airshow. Etihad, Emirates and Qatar Airways are in talks with Boeing about purchasing 777X jets, sources say. Mohammad Ahli, director general of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, said he expects a lot of order activity at the 2013 airshow. Gulf News (United Arab Emirates) (10/30) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story

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