Egypt: The Egyptian Participation in Dubai Airshow 2021

The Ministry of Civil Aviation and EgyptAir participate in the activities of the 17th edition of the Dubai Airshow 2021, which is held from 14 to 18 November 2021.

The Dubai Airshow is the most important exhibition in the Middle East and the third in the world. It is held every two years and is regarded as a basic platform for launching new trends and discussing issues that help in the development of aviation regionally and globally.

This year, the exhibition will witness the participation of 1,200 exhibitors from 148 countries worldwide, in addition to more than 370 new and emerging companies, displaying more than 160 aircraft of the latest aircraft models, with the presence of 40% of decision makers, industry stakeholders and experts in the field of aviation around the world.

The participation of EgyptAir this year comes through an advertising pavilion that includes the presentation of many of the company's activities in general and the fields of maintenance, technical works, ground services and training in particular, as EgyptAir possesses great human and logistical capabilities that qualify it to compete in these areas, open new markets and increase its customer base. In this respect, several agreements and contracts will be concluded during the exhibition's activities with a number of partners of the air transport industry.

Dubai Airshow 2021 attracts more than 85,000 visitors over a period of 5 days, to learn about the latest technical solutions, products and services offered by various leading authorities in the aviation, space and defense sectors, in addition to conferences, discussion sessions, as well as ground and air flight presentations.

The exhibition hosts a series of conferences attended by 250 experts in the aviation sector, providing more than 50 hours of orientation focusing on 9 topics including shipping, sustainability, technology, aerospace and more.

The ground and air displays of aircraft are one of the most distinguish activities of the exhibition, as it includes more than 175 of the most advanced aircrafts in the world, in addition to air maneuvers presented by the Emirates Aerobatic Team of the Air Force and Air Defense, the Russian Knights Team of the Russian Air Force, the Surya Kiran Team of the Indian Air Force, and the Saudi Falcons Aerobatic Team.

The "CheckMate" warplane of the next generation of Sukhoi combat aircraft called "CheckMate" and the Boeing "777X" and "Leonardo AW609" will be displayed for the first time in the world at the Dubai Airshow.

Dubai Airshow 2021 will focus heavily on technology, providing a dedicated platform to showcase the latest emerging technologies, including artificial intelligence, 5G technologies, cyber security and automation in the development of the sector.

Activities

On the sidelines of the activities of the International Dubai Airshow 2021, Egypt signed many contracts:

Sunday: 11/14/2021

Pilot, Muntasir Manna, Deputy Minister of Civil Aviation, witnessed during the activities of the first day of the opening of Dubai Airshow 2021 the signing of two new contracts, the first between EgyptAir for ground services and ODEON Tours, one of the largest Russian companies in the field of organizing travel and tourism trips, and the second between EgyptAir Academy for Training and the Libyan Mazaya Company for Consultation, Training and Aviation Sciences, in the presence of Pilot Amr Abu El-Enein, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Holding Company for EgyptAir, Basem Abdel Karim, Assistant Minister for International Relations and Media, and Dr. Engineer Ashraf Noir, Head of the Civil Aviation Authority.

Pilot Amr Aboul-Enein, Chairman of the Holding Company for EgyptAir witnessed the signing of a training contract between the EgyptAir Training Academy and the Libyan Mazaya Consulting, Training and Aviation Sciences Company. This agreement aims to expand and spread within the Libyan market and train pilots on Airbus A320 and A330 models, as well as to train cabin crew on multiple training courses such as safety and emergency procedures (SEP), aviation security courses (AVSEC) and dangerous goods (DGR).

Monday: 11/15/2021

Pilot Montaser Manna, Deputy Minister of Civil Aviation, and Pilot Amr Abu Al-Ainin, Chairman of the Holding Company for EgyptAir witnessed the signing of a contract between EgyptAir Airlines and OEMS ervices with the aim of cooperation in the field of providing various spare parts units for the fleet of EgyptAir, provided that EgyptAir Maintenance and Technical Works supervises the implementation of the contract that extends for several years.

EgyptAir Company for Maintenance and Technical Works signed a contract with the Kuwaiti Jazeera Airways to provide daily maintenance services for Jazeera Airways flights in 6 Egyptian airports, in the presence of Pilot Muntasir Manna, Deputy Minister of Civil Aviation, and Pilot Amr Aboul-Enein, Chairman of the Holding Company for EgyptAir.

The contract includes that EgyptAir for Maintenance and Technical Works shall provide daily maintenance services for the Kuwaiti Al-Jazeera aircraft at Cairo, Burj Al Arab, Sharm El-Sheikh, Luxor, Assiut and Sohag airports.

Tuesday: 11/ 16/ 2021

Pilot Montaser Manna, Deputy Minister of Civil Aviation, and Pilot Amr Abu Al-Ainin, Chairman of the Holding Company for EgyptAir witnessed the signing of two ground service contracts between EgyptAir for Ground Services and Aviary as an agent for the two Russian companies (SMARTAVIA and IZHAVIA) to provide ground service for the two companies' flights at Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada airports, bringing the number of the company's customers at Egyptian airports to 148 clients.

Wednesday: 11/17/2021

The delegation of the Ministry of Civil Aviation, on the sidelines of its participation in the exhibition with leaders and officials of Emirates Airlines, discussed ways of joint cooperation between the two sides in the various fields of the air transport industry. This is in the presence of Pilot Muntasir Manna, Deputy Minister of Civil Aviation, Basem Abdul Karim, Assistant Minister for International Relations and Media, and Dr. Civil Aviation and pilot Amr Abu Al-Ainin, head of the holding company for EgyptAir.

The two sides reviewed the cooperation and joint coordination between EgyptAir and Emirates Airlines in several areas, including the field of maintenance and technical works, where an agreement is underway for EgyptAir Maintenance and Technical Works to provide maintenance services at Cairo International Airport for the Emirates A380, the largest commercial aircraft in the world.

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