Shaikh Mohammad to open Dubai Air show

11/11/2011 - Dubai Investment News Posted by Bob Brunskill
Shaikh Mohammad to open Dubai Air show
The Dubai Air Show, one of the highlights of the emirate's social calendar, will be officially opened by Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, it has been announced.As vice-president and prime minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, Shaikh Mohammad will open the event at 10:00 on Sunday (November 13th), Gulf News reported.The 12th edition of the biennial event will see a number of aircraft manufacturers offer their latest products and services, while Boeing will use the occasion as a platform to debut its Dreamliner 787.Alison Weller, managing director of air show organiser F&E Aerospace, told the news provider: "We are promising a stunning celebration of the aerospace industry ... which you will see in the packed exhibition halls and the static aircraft display outside, plus in the daily aerial displays."Nothing can beat the excitement of watching the most technically-advanced fighters and even commercial airliners go through stunning manoeuvres right over your head."With the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix also taking place this weekend, the UAE is sure to see a spurt in the number of travellers passing through its airports and transport hubs.