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 SAIF ZONE benchmarks itself as industry leader at Airport Show

11/05/2014

​Providing the ideal business and networking platform for participating companies to take their share of the US$100 billion regional airport development market, the 14th edition of the Airport Show was held from 11 to 13 May at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Sharjah Airport International Free Zone was a key participant at this year's event and had a team of several member representing it from the Commercial Department. Leading the SAIF ZONE delegation at the prestigious event was Raed BuKhatir, Deputy Commercial Director.

SAIF ZONE's participation at the Airport Show comes at a time when the UAE's airports are set for major expansion plans with infrastructure projects being developed to cater to the rising number of passengers and operating aircrafts year on year.

Over 250 leading global companies participated at the 2014 event, showcasing their latest technology, innovation and product offerings to more than 7,000 attendees, including 100 hosted buyers and over 50 regional aviation authorities.

"There is a positive sentiment running across the aviation industry, and the Airport Show helped in benchmarking SAIF ZONE as an industry leader," said Raed BuKhatir. An investment of US$90 billion is projected to go into aviation industry in the Middle East by the year 2020.