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Eurasia Airshow 2020 to Host Over 130 Official Delegations

Issue 97

The press conference for Eurasia Airshow to be held on April 22-26, 2020 in Antalya was held on December 25, 2019 in Ankara with the participation of Eurasia Airshow CEO Hakan KURT. Eurasia Airshow CEO Hakan KURT presented the final report of the first fair held in 2018 and shared detailed information with members of the press on the countries to participate in the fair in 2020, the platforms to be exhibited in the static area and the planned demonstration flights.

Expressing that there will be broad participation in the 2nd Eurasia Airshow to take place on April 22-26, 2020, from the U.S., Russia, France, Pakistan, UAE, Qatar, Kazakhstan, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Poland, Italy, China, UK, Brazil, Azerbaijan and other countries, KURT stated that aircraft such as the F-16 Falcon, F-18 Hornet, JF17 Thunder, SU-35, Airbus A350-1000, Boeing C-17 Globemaster III, A400 M, C-130 Hercules, MC-21, Embraer E195-E2, Sukhoi Superjet 100, Boeing 777-300-ER, Bombardier Dash 8, Ilyushin II-76, Gulfstream G650 and helicopters such as Eurocopter, Sikorsky S-70, Mi 38 & Mi-8, Ansal, and ATAK will be exhibited in the static area during the fair. KURT also added that the approval of authorities is expected for the demonstration of the mock-up of the Eurofighther and Tempest 6th Generation fighter aircraft in the static area.

KURT expressed that the achievement they expect with the 2nd Eurasia Air Show will be far above the first fair and the goal of Eurasia Airshow 2022 is to go beyond the Dubai Airshow in terms of commercial visitors, number aircraft to be exhibited, number of participant delegations and the amount of orders to be received.

400 companies, over 45,000 commercial visitors and more than 170,000 visitors will participate in this year's fair and over 100 aircraft will be exhibited. Also, more than 130 official delegations from various countries are expected to attend the fair. In addition, it is expected that B2B and G2G collaborations to be made during the fair will create a business volume of US$ 25 billion.

Emphasizing that there will be new aspects in this year’s fair, Hakan KURT said that there will be a separate section for the field of space in the fair area and that the fifth Global Satellite and Space Show will take place during the fair.  Also, this year within the scope of the “Meet the Buyer” program, companies in defence, aviation, space, MRO, airlines, ground handling services will meet with buyers. Within this framework 3,000 bilateral meetings are planned to be held with the participation of buyers from 30 different countries.

During the fair, the “Eurasia Aviation Industry Summit” for Civil and Commercial Aviation will be held in cooperation with Defence Turkey magazine’s sister magazine Aviation Turkey.