Next month’s Farnborough
International Airshow, one of the most important
events on the global aviation calendar, is expected to exceed targets.
The biennial showcase for the world of
aviation takes place 11 – 17 July 2016 is not only expected
to repeat the success of FIA14, but also reach new markets and
This optimistic outlook is underpinned by an increase in international
participation and for the first time Austria, Brazil, Republic of
Ireland and South Korea all have dedicated country pavilions,
bringing the international pavilions to 22.
China also has
its first dedicated pavilion representing a 103% increase in
footprint and a 98% increase in spend compared to the 2014 show.
German participation has also doubled since 2014.
has increased its exhibition space footprint in 2016 from previous
years and is over 98% sold out. Chalet space is exceeding
expectations and there will be some new looks for
Embraer, GE and SAAB to name but a few. Lockheed Martin will
unveil their new permanent structure and there will be strong
presence from the
F-35 team. General Dynamics also make a welcome
return to the show.
Other new additions for 2016
include a special Boeing pavilion celebrating their centenary
which falls on the Friday of the show.
New exhibitor for
Volga-Dnepr will joining the show by demonstrating their
cargo handling capabilities in a dedicated Cargo Village.
civil and commercial delegations programmes are exceeding
expectations with 26 representative groups already confirmed from
key and emerging markets. The military delegations programme will
see a high level presence from over 45 countries.
Farnborough International Commercial Director, Amanda Stainer,
said, “Our latest stats highlight that 2016 Farnborough
International Airshow will be another fantastic show. I am looking
forward to welcoming our new participants and delegations both
international and those from closer to home. The new look chalets
and new country pavilions go further to prove that FIA16 is the meeting place for the aerospace industry both for the defence and
Amanda went on to say “As well as the
F-35 joint fighter strike, we are expecting more aircraft to debut
at Farnborough this year. In fact we have more aircraft exhibiting
than in recent shows, reflecting an up-beat mood in the industry.
We have also significantly grown our
first time exhibiter space and have a new dedicated SME lounge.
Our meet the buyer programme has also extended by a day, which has
been very well received”
Other news from FIA 2016:
Farnborough Int. Airshow 2016 Defies Industry Expectations,
Vietnam's Jetstar Pacific Airlines Signs MOU for 10 Airbus A320ceo Aircraft,
AirAsia Orders 200 CFM LEAP-1A Engines,
Leonardo to Supply Canada with Nationwide Weather Radar System,
to Supply Gulf Air's B787-9 Business Class Seats,
Signs Pratt & Whitney PurePower Engine Services Agreement,
Air Europa Orders 20 Boeing 737 MAX 8s,
Airbus and Rolls-Royce Create Integrated Parts
Availability Service for CX,
Expands Restricted Air Space Over Stennis Space Center,
Signs Contribution and
Shareholders Agreement with Alisarda,
Leonardo and BAE Systems to Support Avionics of RAF's Typhoon Fleet,
Orders Nine Boeing 737-800s,
AirAsia Orders 100 Airbus A321neo Aircraft,
PPG to Launch
Non-Stick Aircraft Coating Which Eliminates Ice Build-Up,
Orders 10 LM-100J Super
Hercules Commercial Freighter Aircraft,
Bristow Signs 10-Year Support Agreement for Sikorsky S-92 Helicopters,
Indianapolis to Host AIA's Supplier Management Council Conference,
Civil Aircraft to Open Beijing Office,
Logistics for Aerospace) Acquires STAG Group,
Virgin Atlantic Orders 12 Airbus A350-1000 Aircraft,
Rockton Signs LOI for 10 MRJ90 Aircraft,
S-76D VIP Helicopter Receives Expanded EASA Validation,
Forecasts Demand for 39,620 New Airplanes,
Airways Orders Three More Gulfstream G650ERs,
GKN Aerospace Signs B737 Windows
Contract with Spirit Aerosystems,
Signs Data Analytics Agreements with Six Airlines,
Stevens Joins Board of Pattonair as Non-Executive Director,
First British ESA Astronaut to Visit Space to Attend Farnborough Int. Airshow,
Farnborough Int. Airshow 2016 Attracts Over 360 Exhibitors from U.S.,
GIFAS to Host 45+ French Companies at Farnborough Int. Airshow 2016,
Airbus to Showcase Wide Range of Technologies at Farnborough Airshow,
Aerospace Lancashire to Have Largest Ever Presence at FIA 2016,
Elbit Systems to Launch New Products at
ATR to Showcase 72-600 and New Technology at Farnborough Airshow,
and Black Kite to Launch TFD Simulator at FIA
Qatar Executive to Showcase Two Aircraft at
Farnborough Int. Airshow 2016,
Farnborough Airshow 2016 Attracts More International Participation, Over 20 Nations to Host Pavilions at Farnborough International Airshow 2016, F-35 Joint Strike Fighters to Participate in Flying Display at Farnborough Int. Airshow
and Emma Carter Joins Farnborough International as Commercial Project Manager.
Much more news, HD
videos, high res photography and exclusive interviews from Farnborough Airshow 2016
will be uploaded once they are ready.
HD videos from other select airshows: HD Videos from the Singapore Airshow 2010,
HD Videos from Asian Aerospace 2011,
HD Videos from Singapore Airshow 2012,
HD Videos from Farnborough 2012,
HD Videos from Singapore Airshow 2014.
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