MRO Middle East, the largest summit and exhibition for commercial aircraft maintenance in the region, returns to Dubai, February 10-12

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aviation Week Network’s and Tarsus F&E LLC Middle East’s MRO Middle East (#MROME) summit and exhibition will be held February 10-12 in Dubai, UAE.  The combined summit and trade show is focused on commercial aviation maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) and offers networking among industry leaders representing airlines, regulators, suppliers, and service providers.

As the second fastest-growing MRO market, the Middle East is expected to grow from $7.1 billion to $13.1 billion in 2027.  The region is forecasted to receive 2,055 new aircraft deliveries valued at $490 billion over the next decade, according to Aviation Week data. MRO Middle East allows the 5,000 international attendees to reach and interact with decision makers from airlines, MROs, OEMs and suppliers to find new providers and business opportunities.

The MRO Middle East Exhibition (February 11-12), co-located with Aircraft Interiors Middle East (AIME), is taking place at the Dubai World Trade Center.  The event is open to industry professionals and showcases the latest technologies and suppliers that are changing the way the MRO industry operates.  The exhibition hours are Monday, Feb. 11 from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Tuesday, Feb. 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Click here to see who is exhibiting.

The MRO Middle East Summit takes place the day before the main exhibition, on Sunday, February 10 at the Conrad Dubai.  The one-day conference attracts 150+ senior attendees from the aviation aftermarket to network, explore the landscape, and discuss emerging opportunities in the Middle East. The sessions will be followed by a networking cocktail reception for delegates, sponsored by AJW.

Summit speakers include:

  • Aqeel Al Zarouni, Director of Airworthiness – Aviation Safety Affairs, UAE General Civil Aviation Authority
  • Shevantha Weerasekera, Head of Engineering Technical Services, Etihad Airways Engineering
  • Oscar D’souza, Fleet Technical Support Engineer, Emirates
  • Mansoor Janahi, Acting CEO, Turbine Services & Solutions Aerospace
  • Rahul Shah, SVP Strategic Growth, Business Development Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, AAR Corporation
  • Debra Santos, CMO, Boeing Global Services
  • Abdelmalek Murad, Chief Operations Officer, Joramco
  • Akif Aziz, CEO, Golden Falcon Aviation

MRO Middle East Platinum Sponsors are HEICO, Satair and StandardAero, and Gold Sponsors are Collins Aerospace, Embraer, Lufthansa Technik and MTU Maintenance.

“With a presence in five continents, Middle Eastern airlines have spearheaded air traffic growth in this region twice as fast as the rest of the world, and the MRO industry will soon reach $100 billion,” said Lydia Janow, Managing Director/Events & Tradeshows, Aviation Week Network.  “Professionals involved in any aspect of aviation maintenance, repair, and overhaul will have the opportunity to network with those who are fostering growth in the region, developing cutting-edge technology, and pushing the industry forward.”

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