Oliver Ephgrave Nov 13th 2017

Over 1,200 exhibitors and 72,500 trade visitors are predicted to attend the five-day event

The 2017 edition of Dubai Airshow – expected to be the biggest in history – opened yesterday in spectacular fashion. Over 1,200 exhibitors and 72,500 trade visitors are predicted to attend the five-day event, representing a wide spectrum of the aerospace industry.

The opening day saw a hive of activity in Dubai Airports’ chalet, including an interview with CEO Paul Griffiths for Bloomberg, as well as valuable networking opportunities.

Dubai Airports is also celebrating the second anniversary of musicDXB, the ongoing airport concert series, with live performances throughout the event such as yesterday’s stellar show from X-Factor Arabia winner Hamza Hawsawi.

Stay tuned for more updates and images from the event, including the spectacular flying displays!

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