GACA participates in Bahrain International Airshow 2018
Riyadh 12 November 2018
The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) and a number of national companies affiliated with civil aviation will participate in the fifth edition of Bahrain International Airshow 2018. The show will be held from the 14 to the 16 of November 2018 at Alsakhir Air Base under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Supreme Organizing Committee of the Exhibition.
The General Supervisor of Corporate Communications and Marketing at GACA, Mr. Talal Al-Obailan explained that GACA will highlight in its pavilion the latest developments in the air transport industry in the Kingdom. This include the new King Abdulaziz International Airport project, in addition to a number of projects implemented by GACA. Those projects vary from protecting customer’s rights, to the efforts taken to raise the level of services at the Kingdom’s airports to the highest international standards.
Al-Obailan went on to stress that the aim of the Kingdom’s participation in the Airshow is to introduce its various investments and projects in the construction, developments and modernization of airports. This in addition to the development of the civil aviation sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its contribution to the Kingdom’s Vision 2030. He added that the participation of GACA in the exhibition will witness the signing of several regional agreements.
He went on to say that, the exhibition will be attended by a large number of civil aviation organizations, air carriers and manufacturing companies on a regional and an international level. In addition to the participation of several Saudi National Organizations, mainly Riyadh Airport Company, Saudi Air Navigation Services Company, Saudi Arabian Airlines and a Space Tech Company.
It is noteworthy that GACA participated in the fourth edition of the Airshow in 2016 and achieved a remarkable success, and its pavilion witnessed a large turnout by representatives of entities specializing in civil aviation, in addition to a number of major global carriers and operators of airports. Amongst the turnout were a large number of specialists and those interested in the civil aviation, where the value of the contract that was signed during the exhibition have jumped to more than (9) billion US dollars, an equivalent to more than three times the value of transactions concluded during the third edition of the exhibition in 2014.