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MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 31/03/2014
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(MENAFN -Khaleej Times) the successful show saw a 30 per cent increase in attendance with 16900 visitors and 175 exhibitors

Abu dhabi airports reported on sunday that the total value of sales at abu dhabi air expo 2014 the region’s only general aviation exhibition reached in excess of dh5 billion 35 per cent higher than the sales generated at last year’s exhibition.

The successful show which ran last month in its third year also saw a 30 per cent increase in attendance with 16900 visitors and 175 exhibitors from local regional and international companies participating.

The exhibition was held under the patronage of shaikh hazza bin zayed al nahyan national security advisor and vice-chairman of the abu dhabi executive council and was opened by shaikh sultan bin tahnoon al nahyan chairman of the department of transport abu dhabi and member of the executive council.

The exhibition was also attended by dr shikh sultan bin khalifa al nahyan member of the abu dhabi executive council; shaikh nahyan bin mubarak al nahyan minister of culture youth and community development; shaikh hamdan bin mubarak al nahyan minister of higher education and scientific research; and various other prominent figures from the uae and the region.

Various sales in general aviation were made at the show including 10 sales by aeroprakt the ultralight planes manufacturer; the sale of three new sr22 cirrus aircraft with gcc specifications; more than 10 sales by autogyro the german gyro copter maker; and sale of three aircraft — p2010 and p2008 — by tecnam among others.

More than 1250 students from various colleges and institutions in abu dhabi were also welcomed to the show to find out what the aviation industry has to offer the next generation. this included an orientation of the industry provided by gulf centre for aviation studies along with a tour of its state-of-the-art training facilities.

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