Industry Leaders exhibit at MRO Middle East and Aircraft Interiors Middle East to drive innovation and sustainability
DUBAI, 20th February, 2022 – The joint organisers of MRO Middle East & Aircraft Interiors Middle East (AIME), Aviation Week Network and Tarsus F&E LLC Middle East, have announced an abundance of high-calibre local and international companies who will be participating at this year’s exhibition to help drive forward industry innovation and sustainability.
Key exhibitors include: Etihad Engineering, Dubai South, Sanad, HEICO, Lufthansa Technik, StandardAero, HAECO Group, Gerflor and SAEI (Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries).
The exhibition also features an expanded Airline Buyers Programme with 350 top airline representatives from leading regional and international airlines including Emirates, Etihad, Air Arabia, Air France, PIA, Kenya Airlines, Oman Air, Flynas and others.
“The calibre and number of exhibitors at the region’s only dedicated MRO and aircraft interiors event exemplifies the rejuvenation of the aviation industry as a whole with demand for air travel returning full-force.
We are proud to be hosting some of the top MRO and interior companies in the world.
This year’s edition promises to be a productive gathering, where exhibitors and attendees can capitalise on all the latest innovations within the sector with exciting networking opportunities for sustainable growth and collaboration,” said Tim Hawes, Managing Director of Tarsus Middle East.
This year sees the launch of a new AI-powered networking application, which attendees can use to network pre-event and book meetings onsite.
The mobile application is free to download via the Apple store or Google Play under “AIME MRO Middle East”.
“The industry is clearly evolving towards enhanced innovation and digital-led technologies, which are necessary to be future-ready and resilient.
The Go Live! Theater will provide engaging and forward-thinking content that will benefit participants and visitors alike.
The Go Live! Theater will bring together key cabin interior and MRO decision makers from airlines, MROs, OEMs, lessors, suppliers and aircraft interior specialists; highlighting the latest innovations within sustainability, digitalisation, workforce and supply chain through the content programme and showcasing new technologies with displays of the latest products and services on the exhibition floor.
Highlights of the agenda include an MRO Leaders Panel exploring the state of the regional landscape for the lessors and the leasing market with speakers including Fahd H.
Cynndy, CEO of SAEI, Fraser Currie, CEO of Joramco, Ziad al-Hazmi, CEO of Lufthansa Technik Middle East and Lee Ann Shay, Executive Editor, MRO & Business Aviation, Aviation Week Network.
Sam Chui, one of the world’s most followed Aviation Blogger with over 650 million YouTube views, moderates an exciting Aircraft Interiors Panel on day one, focusing on connectivity collaboration through the value chain.
Speakers on this session include Andrii Kusyi, Technical Manager Cabin Operations at Wizz Air, Nina Schulz, Managing Director at Independent Aircraft Modifier Alliance and Naveed Khan, Manager Aircraft Cabin Maintenance at Emirates.
The discussion will focus on technologies spearheading innovation and the benefits of a truly connected aircraft.
On the second day of the show, a key conference session focuses on MRO Supply Chain, a session to discuss what the supply chain will look like in 2022 and what some of the key cost saving opportunities are.
Key speakers include Patrick Markham, Vice President Technical Services at HEICO, Robert Gill, Group Head of Procurement and Supply Chain Management at Sanad, A Mubadala Company and Sergey Stolnikov, Director Logistics and Procurement at VD Gulf.
This will be closely followed by a thought-provoking session focusing on the evolution of passenger behaviour and expectations lead by Mohamad Al Charif, Aircraft Interior and Duty Manager Engineering at Gulf Air.