Dubai Airport Show now open

01/06/2011 - Dubai Investment News Posted by Neil King
Dubai Airport Show now open

The Dubai Airport Show is now open to investors in the emirate's aviation industry following a ceremony with Shaikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum.Shaikh Ahmed, the president of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, who also chairs both Dubai Airports and the Emirates Group, opened the event earlier this week, the Khaleej Times reported.According to the event's organisers, the show will cater to the needs of both existing and new airports in the emirate.Development projects in Dubai are set to cost around $90 billion over the coming years."The Airport Show has the potential to generate huge orders in the wake of brisk airport developments under way in the GCC and the Middle East, a region which is projected to handle over 400 million passengers by 2020," industry sources told the news provider.According to Reed Exhibitions Middle East, which organized the event, Dubai is among the leading investors in airport development activity in the Gulf with $10 billion allocated.