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Airport Show

Airport Show

Dubai, UAE
Aerospace, Airport Technology
Reed Exhibitions
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Airport Show
1 year

Airport Show & COVID 

The 2023 edition of the event will be in a live format between 09.05.2023-11.05.2023. An extensive COVID-19 safety plan will be implemented by the organisers at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The safety plan will include mandatory face masks, social distancing, daily visitor flow control as well as frequent sanitation. Attendees will be advised to perform regular hand hygiene as well as to pre-register. They will also have to maintain an interpersonal distance of 2 metres at all times. Due to the travel restrictions, they will have to present upon arrival in the UAE documents such as proof of recovery.


The Airport Show was created to service the global airports industry and service the MENA region and the Indian subcontinent. It’s been instrumental in creating a dynamic, thriving environment for the exchange of ideas and creation of business opportunities. The international trade show has managed to position itself as an industry leader in just 20 years since its founding in 2001. Going to the Airport Show means seeing the whole value chain – airport construction, operation, technology and services – all in one place. The product portfolio includes contactless technologies, artificial intelligence, biometrics, clean mobility solutions ensuring hygiene and safety of passengers. And these are only the technological advancements related to the pandemic. Come and enjoy the best speakers across discussions, seminars and networking events. 


Dubai, UAE hosts editions of the Airport Show every single year during the month of May. Reed Exhibitions Middle East creates an incredible support program and gathers the best exhibitors in the world for three whole days at the Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC). This is a professional event only and working hours are scheduled for 10:00 in the morning until 18:00 in the afternoon on all three days. Now let’s talk about how to commute to the DWTC. The exhibition centre has a great location in the beating heart of the city and a lot of ways to get there. If you want to avoid the heat, then rely on Dubai’s metro system to get you there in no time. In addition, there are several bus lines servicing the Dubai World Trade Center. Last but not least, try out the Dubai Taxi system when in a hurry. One of the best and most regulated in the world. 

What Are People Saying? 

• “Everyone who came to the show was outstandingly happy to meet each other again. There were a lot of important conversations during the face-to-face meetings. Business-wise too it was quite encouraging. Several national and international companies as well as regional buyers showed confidence and came in significantly big number considering the travel restrictions around the globe. The exhibitors got good business leads that may soon turn into agreements,” – Daniyal Qureshi, Group Exhibition Director at Reed Exhibitions Middle East;

• “It is quite an interesting time for the aviation sector. The global situation is improving slowly but Middle Eastern countries are showing eagerness to get ready for the future. The show was successful as it brought international players to Dubai who wanted to create synergy with the local and regional players,” – Rocco Marcuccio, Managing Advisor of Air Tech Italy (ATI);

Audience & Statistics 

The predominant geographic areas the Airport Show services include countries in the MENASA region. These would include countries in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia. Decision makers in key airports in these countries meet every year to discuss industry, look to make big purchases and create new strategies. The pandemic has forced the business community to closely collaborate now more than ever. Let’s look at the numbers. Last edition had 93 companies display the latest in airport technology to an audience of over 3400 trade visitors, who occupy the highest positions in their companies. This means suppliers and manufacturers are in the prime position to generate qualified sales leads during the show. The support program also generated a lot of content – 74 speakers, 6000+ attendees and 43 sessions. 


Discover the best hotel offers in Dubai no matter what budget you have for your trip to the Airport Show. Trade Fair Trips ltd supports business travelers at every price point and we’ve provided our clients affordable accommodation for exhibition for years now. Give us a price range and we’ll send you hotels close to the Dubai World Trade Center. We know how important it is for you to be close to the event and keep the commute as short as possible. Whether you seek luxury suites or budget-friendly alternatives, we have just the deal for you. In addition to your hotel reservation for Airport Show, Trade Fair Trips ltd assists with your booth. You can hire one of our teams to construct your fair booth. Clients also turn to us when they need to place a reservation for a meeting room during the trade show. We handle all the details for you! 

Previous Editions

2022 Edition

Airport Show 2022 was a face-to-face event that took place between May 17th and May 19th, 2022 in the Dubai World Trade Centre. The venue had rigorous Covid-19 safety precautions in place, including obligatory protective face masks. Despite the global coronavirus pandemic, the exhibition surpassed expectations, with over 150 exhibiting companies from over 20 countries and more than 5,000 visitors. In addition, 100 hosted buyers and 33 aviation corporations from 18 countries attended the event. During Airport Show 2022, 3,556 meetings were held.

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How to get to Airport Show
On foot
On foot:

Not advisable when travelling from Dubai Airport

Not advisable when travelling from Global Village 1 Station

By car
By car:

10 minutes travelling from Dubai Airport

20 minutes when travelling from Global Village 1 Station

By public transport
By public transport:

15 minutes travelling from Dubai Airport

Not advisable when travelling from Global Village 1 Station

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