Emirates, the Official Carrier of the 2009 Dubai Airshow, will take centre stage next week as it prepares to welcome aviation professionals from around the world to its dedicated stand and chalets at the Dubai Airshow.
In addition to being the official carrier, Emirates has sponsored the main hall, named the Emirates Hall, where all major industry players will showcase their products and facilities.
Maurice Flanagan, Executive Vice Chairman Emirates airline and Group, said: “Emirates has been a sponsor and main exhibitor at the Dubai Airshow since its inception. The Dubai Airshow has grown to become a key event in the aviation and aerospace calendar and plays an important hand in facilitating numerous multimillion dollar aviation deals, uniting the worlds leading industry players.
“As the official carrier of the event and title sponsors of the new Emirates Hall we believe the Dubai Airshow provides a great platform for us to highlight our many products and services and we look forward to yet another successful show.”
Reaffirming its commitment to the Dubai Airshow Emirates has designed an impressive 154 square metre exhibition stand open to all airshow visitors. Spread across two stories the stand will feature a number of Emirates divisions including; Emirates SkyCargo, Emirates Engineering, Emirates Aviation College and Emirates UAE Sales.
The Emirates stand, located in the Emirates Hall stand number A200 is fully equipped and will house two private meeting and conference rooms as well as catering facilities, with all food prepared by the multi-award winning Emirates Flight Catering. Visitors to the stand will also have the opportunity to sample the industry-leading First Class Suite currently onboard Emirates' A380 aircraft in a specially recreated cabin area.
For corporate hosting and networking Emirates will also have three double-storied chalets equipped to host up to 170 guests per day for breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea. The three Emirates chalets will display and promote some of Emirates’ most exciting new developments including the airlines recent route expansion in Africa as well as the company’s multi-million dollar sponsorship of the FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa.
Celebrating their 50th year of operation Dnata, part of the Emirates Group, will also have a strong presence at the Dubai Airshow, showcasing the four divisions – airport operations, cargo, international and travel services.
Set in a prime location near the airstrip the Emirates and Dnata chalets are well positioned with the best views of aircraft take-offs, landings and acrobatic displays.
Visitors to the Emirates stand will be able to find out more information on the following new Emirates initiatives:
Emirates Aviation College – Aerospace and Academic Studies
Emirates Aviation College - Aerospace and Academic Studies Wing offers a range of postgraduate, academic and vocational programmes tailored to meet the personnel requirements of the aerospace industry, travel and tourism and aviation and business management.
With a strong presence on the Emirates stand at the Dubai Airshow, Emirates Aviation College will be showcasing its latest academic programmes developed specifically for aviation professionals. Educators from the Emirates Aviation College will be available throughout the duration of the show to help answer questions on the programme, as well as take applications for new students interested in enhancing their skills.
Emirates Engineering is one of the most technologically advanced aircraft maintenance facilities in the world and offers a cost effective, quality option for engineering services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. With the highest qualified Engineering personnel managing and implementing all aspects of the maintenance, engineering, planning and logistics, our GCAA CAR 145 approved facility currently supports Emirates expansive fleet of Airbus and Boeing aircraft as well as thirty other airlines through third party maintenance contracts.Through uncompromising diligence, a commitment to quality and superior levels of safety, Emirates Engineering has developed a global reputation for aircraft maintenance and become the region’s leading engineering facility of choice by many of the world’s leading airlines.
Reflecting Emirates’ overall policy of excellence in every area of operation, Emirates SkyCargo has become a significant force in the global air cargo industry. It is renowned for the highest standards of product quality in supporting business logistics – achieving customer satisfaction through innovation, flexibility and the continual refinement of service levels.
Having transported exhibition materials from Europe and the US to Dubai for some exhibitors, Emirates SkyCargo will be showcasing its products and solutions at the Dubai Airshow, with staff on hand to answer any queries. Should exhibitors or customers wish to book, track or trace their shipment at the stand, they will be to do so on the internet pod where SkyChain capability will be available.