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22 April 2018

New Exhibitors for 2018 Illustrate Industry Growth


The reputation of the business aviation industry in the MENA region continues to grow, with the MEBAA Show remaining the forefront of the boom in 2018. Illustrated by the commitment of new exhibitors from around the world, the show continues to grow with 500 exhibitors expected at the 2018 edition from around the world.

Among those exhibiting for the first time are companies from the UAE, such as Success Aviation and ENOC Aviation, plus some regional ones including Leading Brothers from Saudi Arabia. In addition, many companies from further around the globe have committed to exhibit at the MEBAA Show 2018, with Nomad Aviation from Switzerland and Signature Plating from the USA among those travelling to Dubai in December for the three day event.

UAE based Success Aviation offer the full spectrum of flight support and fuel support to business aviation and are looking forward to the opportunities exhibiting will bring them. “The MEBAA Show brings together thousands of business aviation professionals from Middle East, Africa and around the world,” said Khaled Shurbaji, CEO of Success Aviation. “It is the best business aviation show in the MENA region and we look forward to meeting clients and vendors under one roof.”

Nomad Aviation from Switzerland provides fleet and charter services in addition to aircraft management from its European base. Additional newcomer ENOC Aviation, the specialized aviation fuels division of ENOC, will be showcasing its aviation fuel integrated supply chain offerings and range of commercial services.

“Our aviation business has witnessed a substantial growth since its inception and this is largely due to the surge in the UAE aviation sector. Today, we supply in excess of three million USG’s of jet fuel daily and remain committed to support the country’s ambitions of being the region’s key aviation hub,” said Burhan Al Hashemi, Managing Director, ENOC Marketing. He continued, “With a strong presence in 150 airports across 24 countries, we plan to continue identifying growth opportunities to further expand our presence across international markets, and that is why we feel exhibitions such as the MEBAA Show are an ideal platform to meet with industry experts and shed light on the latest trends in the business aviation sector.”

“It’s gratifying to see companies from around the world realising that the MENA business aviation industry offers them opportunities,” says Ali Ahmed Alnaqbi, Founding and Executive Chairman of the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA). “The MEBAA Show really is the ideal platform for the industry to access the region and seeing an increased number of companies recognise this each edition confirms the show fulfils an important market demand.”

These newcomers to the event will be joined by many returning key business aviation names including Gulfstream, Dassault and Embraer. Attendees to the MEBAA Show 2018 are expected to number 9900, comprising industry professionals and ultra high net worth individuals from the region and beyond.

The MEBAA Show 2018 takes place at DWC, Airshow Site from 10-12 December 2018. The MEBAA Conference Dubai takes place the day before the show opens, 9 December 2018.