Egypt Airshow 2024: A New Gateway to Aerospace in Africa & The Middle East

We’re excited to share with you the official press release for the inaugural Egypt Airshow 2024. This groundbreaking event, supported by Egypt’s Ministry of Defence, the Egyptian Air Force, and the Ministry of Civil Aviation, will take place at the El Alamein New International Airport in May 2024. The show promises to be a major platform for showcasing the latest advancements in defence, space, and commercial aviation. Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming airshow:

Egypt Announces Launch of Egypt Airshow 2024: The Gateway to Aerospace in Africa & The Middle East

The highly anticipated Egypt Airshow is set to take place in May 2024, as officially announced during a press conference on 8th June 2023. The event is officially supported by the Ministry of Defence, the Egyptian Air Force, and the Ministry of Civil Aviation.

The event is set to take place at El Alamein New International Airport, in one of Egypt’s most prominent new tourist cities, and will showcase cutting-edge advancements in defence, space and commercial aviation. 

It was announced at the press conference that the four-day event will include a range of features including a world class exhibition with space for VIP hospitality chalets and hospitality, a high-level conference, a fully-hosted VIP delegation programme in addition to a static park and flying displays featuring the latest aircraft.

The event expects participation from more than 250 exhibitors, alongside a display of 50 aircraft on the static park. Over 100 distinguished VIPs are set to attend, engaging in a tailored delegation program that includes personalised meetings with exhibitors. Esteemed delegations are anticipated to attend from Air Forces, Civil Aviation Authorities, and Space Agencies, further enhancing the international significance of the event.

The Airshow will be organised by Arabian World Events with the full support of the Ministry of Defence, the Egyptian Air Force, and the Ministry of Civil Aviation.

Thomas Gaunt, CEO of Arabian World Events stated: “The event will serve as a place for international Air Forces, Civil Aviation Authorities, Space Agencies, Airlines and other VIP delegations to meet with the entire aerospace value chain, many of whom have already committed to their participation in the show.

“As an events organiser, we understand that the success of shows such as this are achieved due to the unprecedented support of Egypt’s executive and military leaderships. We appreciate their dedication and look forward to a strong relationship working with the leadership on Egypt Airshow.”

The panel at the official launch press conference included: Air Marshal Mahmoud Fouad Abdel-Gawad (Commander of the Air Force), Mohamed Abbas Helmy (Minister of Civil Aviation), Major General Bakr, Muhammad Al-Bayoumi (Chief of the Signal Department in the Armed Forces), Prof. Sherif Mohamed Sedky (CEO of Egyptian Space Agency) and Thomas Gaunt (CEO – Arabian World Events).

As a leading aviation platform, Aviation for Aviators is committed to keeping our audience informed about significant industry events such as the Egypt Airshow 2024. We’re excited to see the developments that will arise from this event, and we’ll continue to bring you the latest news and insights from the world of aviation.

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