$ 78 billion, the final proceeds of the agreements
387 representatives of civil and military airlines
175 aircraft presented their shows, including aircraft that were shown for the first time
Dubai: “The Bay”
The Dubai Airshow 2021, the largest since its inception in 1989, revealed that deals worth about $ 78 billion (286 billion dirhams) were recorded on the sidelines of the exhibition, reinforcing its position as one of the most important international platforms , which speeds up the restoration process of the exhibition. aerospace sector. After the Covid-19 crisis.
This year’s edition is much larger than the 2019 edition in terms of number of visitors and announced offers. The exhibition received more than 104,000 visitors during the week in which it was held, with an increase of about 50% of visitors for business purposes, and with the participation of a group of the most prominent leaders and leaders of the participating sectors, representing 148 countries, representing an important achievement for the defense and space sector, which witnessed the publication of a group of agreements and agreements.
Timothy Howes, CEO of Tarsus Middle East, organizer of the Dubai Airshow 2021, said: “The exhibition achieved exceptional levels of offer, participation and exhibitors, to reflect the elements of flexibility, strength and adaptability that characterize the aerospace and space sectors. , which helped them overcome the “Covid-19″ crisis. »”.
Hawes added: “In this year’s edition of the exhibition, we witnessed a major transformation driven by innovation, technical progress and digital transformation, especially with the participation of many exhibitors to present their brand new solutions in these areas. The exhibition offered a broader “We also saw an unprecedented increase in the number of prominent leaders coming to the exhibition from different sectors,” he said.
Hawes continued: “We thank the wise leadership of the UAE for their continued support, trust and guidance, which resulted in the holding of the largest exhibition of its kind in the world this year. When the value of the agreements reached exceeds the threshold of 78 billion dollars, we can expect great progress in the future of the aviation sector, based on cooperation, partnership and joint action; Today, Dubai Airshow has become a world-class platform shaping the future of the space sector, and we would like to thank all of them, who are responsible for the success and excellence of this year’s edition. “
Dubai Airshow is held under the auspices of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, may God protect him. While Dubai Airshow 2023 will be held at Dubai World Central (Al Maktoum International Airport).