ADAC to Host Second Annual Air Expo at Al Bateen Executive Airport in March 2013
Tuesday, 18 September 2012
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) announced it will be hosting the Abu Dhabi Air Expo for the second year between the 5th -7th March 2013 at Al Bateen Executive Airport, its business aviation airport in Abu Dhabi.

Air Expo 2012 convened the first time from 6th to 8th March, 2012 and the event attracted more than 100 exhibitors and sponsors, displayed 70 aircraft from light jets to helicopters and attracted more than 10,000 international and local visitors. The show also hosted conferences focusing on various general civil aviation topics including training, licensing, safety, and aircraft technology.

Yousif Hassan Al Hammadi, chairman of the organizing committee for Abu Dhabi Air Expo and deputy general manager, Al Bateen Executive Airport, said, “Abu Dhabi is witnessing significant growth in the commercial aviation industry across all sectors including general aviation, which in turn supports the Emirate’s air transport strategy in building a strong and sustainable aviation environment. ADAC is proud to contribute to this growth through its leading initiatives in the areas of infrastructure development, quality of service and marketing.”

“Abu Dhabi Air Expo is the region’s first exhibition dedicated to general civil aviation and ADAC commits today to hosting the show once again in Abu Dhabi in 2013, highlighting the capital’s position as an international hub for commercial aviation experts and professionals. This commitment is part of ADAC’s strategy to reinforce Abu Dhabi’s credentials as the region's premier venue for the commercial aviation and aerospace industry.”

General commercial aviation refers to all private and commercial flights other than scheduled airline, military and regular cargo flights. Al Bateen Executive Airport is a dedicated private airport and itis being promoted as one-stop shop' business jet facility for VIP passengers. The airport’s recently opened fixed-base operations (FBO).