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Dubai Airport Show: The go-to event for the French airport sector in the Middle East

Rejula ARUN - 08-avr.-2019 09:02:17
United Arab Emirates: April 8th 2019 - The Dubai Airport Show is, now more than ever, the reference show for those wishing to take position on airport modernization/new construction projects in the zone and meet airport operators in the Middle East. France will once again be taking part in the show in 2019, under the auspices of Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy.  Against a particularly auspicious backdrop - USD 163 bn in airport investments by 2020 in the Middle East - and no less than 12 airport construction, extension or renovation projects in the upcoming years, in the Middle East, exhibitors at the French Pavilion, will be eager to present their innovative products and know-how to buyers across the Middle East zone. The French industry is organized into different sectors encompassing not only construction, equipment and systems, but also services, divided into 3 clusters: air traffic control and ground traffic, airline stopovers and air terminals. At the Dubai Airport Show, the French companies participating are representative of the diversity of the sector and French excellence, and already have significant presence on the global market. France’s industry for airports includes world-renowned major corporations such as ADPI, VINCI and THALES to name only a few, as well as a number of SMEs specialized in specific market segments (Ground Support Equipment, lighting, ticketing or passenger information systems). There exist nearly 180 French companies specialized in services dedicated to airlines and airports (reception services, cleaning, catering, handling, etc.). Brought together in a National Pavilion in Za’abeel Hall 5, Stands 5340 & 5440, France’s exhibitors will be  representative of the sector’s diversity and French excellence: ADP INGENIERIE : Design and overseeing of the construction of complex airport buildings (airports, terminals, passenger terminals, control towers, aircraft hangars, maintenance centres, etc.). CHARLATTE MANUTENTION : Handling and lifting equipment, electric baggage conveyor belts. GUINAULT : Solutions for stopping APUs on the ground and reducing the environmental impact and costs of airlines. MILOCO : Design and manufacture of airport trailers.  TDA LEFEBURE : Specialist of connection systems for aircraft on the ground: from 400 Hz to PCA and including all utilities needed for maintenance. USIMAT SERMEES : Design and manufacture of GSE equipment, mainly towable (towbars, aircraft servicing, handling, maintenance dollies, specific equipment). OREP : design, manufacture and installation of perimeter protection systems (intrusion detection systems on fences, concertinas and gates). _________________________________________________________________ The French airport sector: • Turnover: EUR 63.5 bn (revenue in France and through export) • Nearly 50% of business abroad • 530 companies • Approximately 100,000 jobs • 156 airports in air transport in France • Air transport for passengers experienced a significant increase in 2016, with traffic up by 6.3% (3.7 billion passengers), and growth continuing into 2017. France’s offer boasts numerous strengths: - A widely-hailed French aeronautics industry considered the benchmark worldwide. - The skill of French aircraft manufacturers is recognized and sought after, in particular for spare parts hailing from France. - A two-pronged civil-military focus that gives France a technological lead over other countries. - The quality of training received by French engineers and technicians. - Powerful innovation capacity (significant investments in R&D and cooperation with research institutes, universities, etc.). Source: Business France 2018 ABOUT BUSINESS FRANCE: Business France is the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, responsible for fostering export growth by French businesses, as well as promoting and facilitating international investment in France. It promotes France’s companies, business image and nationwide attractiveness as an investment location, and also runs the VIE international internship program.  Social Media:  Account Most common used hashtags Twitter :  @BF_MiddleEast #InfoBF  #FrenchPavilion #ChooseFrance  # FrenchAirportSector Additional information: BUSINESS FRANCE Isabelle DUVAL, Project Leader Phone: +33 (0)1 40 73 33 31 Email:  isabelle.duval@businessfrance.fr Website:  www.businessfrance.fr For more info, feel free to contact Business France: Yasmina Ouari  Press Officer  – Middle East Mobile: +971 (0)52 99 529 97 Mail :  yasmina.ouari@businessfrance.fr  

Airport Show 2016 Dubai – large-scale airport projects attract French companies

Rejula ARUN - 28-avr.-2016 12:03:16
United Arab Emirates; April 2016 – Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, is organizing its 5th France pavilion at the Airport Show in Dubai from 9 to 11 May 2016. This show is the key event for companies that wish to be involved in the very large number of airport projects in the region. Gathered together in a 120 square metres national pavilion, the French exhibitors will present their innovative and varied products and know-how to buyers from all over the Middle East, and Business France will organize networking meetings for them with Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects and ADPI. Airports in the GCC zone are expected to handle 250 million passengers a year by the year 2020, and it is estimated that the airport infrastructure and equipment market in the Middle East will reach 100 billion USD of investments by 2020. In this particularly favorable context, Dubai is keen to move its airport hub as soon as the current airport has reached 90 million annual passengers. The delivery of the final Terminal 1 satellite is expected to be the last major project for the current airport, i.e. an investment of 3.7 billion USD. The capacity of the new airport, Al Maktoum International, is expected for its part to reach 120 million passengers by 2020 and 200 million when the project is completed, for which a total investment of 32 billion USD is forecast. In order to respond to future calls for tender linked in particular to the monumental Al Maktoum project, the French offer is organized in clusters around a common banner, French Efficiency. French companies, renowned over the world for their undeniable expertise and know-how for all airport services, occupy a significant position on the global market and are intent on cementing their position. Their presence at the Dubai Airport Show offers an excellent opportunity for them to showcase their products and, in particular, meet decision-makers and contractors from the airport sector. The French market is organized into different areas covering design, construction, equipment and systems as well as services distributed over 3 sectors – flight control and ground traffic, airline stopovers, terminals. The companies supplying the French airport sector consist not only of large groups of global renown, such as ADPI, VINCI, THALES to name a few, but also SMEs that are experts in certain market segments (Ground Support Equipment, lighting, ticketing or passenger information systems). The companies present at the France pavilion are representative of the diversity of the sector and French excellence:- CARTEL MANUTENTION: handling machinery, airport trolleys. www.cartel-manutention.fr DELTA BOX: design and manufacture of aircraft warning lights. www.delta-box.fr DESCHAMPS/MOBI-MAT: aircraft lifting solutions. www.mobi-mat.com FORTAL: runway or stopover or docks ladders, and ladders for aircraft and helicopters. www.fortal.fr GATE GSE: passenger and freight transport vehicles, service vehicles. www.gate-gse.com FORTAL: runway or stopover or docks ladders, and ladders for aircraft and helicopters. www.fortal.fr LES ATELIERS REUNIS CADDIE: manufacturer of airport luggage carts. www.caddie.fr OREP: leader in perimeter protection solutions in France, specialists in the design, manufacture and installation of detection systems (intrusion detection systems on fences, concertinas and gates, etc.). www.orep-securite.com PINON: production of ground support equipment for airports. www.pinon.fr SOVAL EXPORT: ranges of products for water distribution, road networks and dry networks. www.soval.fr SOVAM GSE: ground support equipment – embarkation bridges, baggage tractors, etc. www.sovam.fr) USIMAT-SERMEES: design and manufacturing of GSE, mainly towable, among which towbars, aircraft servicing, handling, maintenance dollies, specific equipment. www.usimat-sermees.com 6D solutions : develops and supplies a range of glass fiber grids for asphalt reinforcement to delay crack propagation. http://www.6dsolutions.com About Business France: Business France is the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, responsible for fostering export growth by French businesses, as well as promoting and facilitating international investment in France. It promotes France’s companies, business image and nationwide attractiveness as an investment location, and also runs the VIE international internship program. Business France recently launched its first international campaign called: “CREATIVE FRANCE”, in order to promote france’s economic attractiveness, strenghten perceptions towards France image and create positive conditions for french economic development. Additional information: BUSINESSFRANCE Isabelle DUVAL, Project Leader Email: isabelle.duval@businessfrance.fr Miryem Oukas Messidi Head of communications Mobile: +971 (0)55 478 32 15       Mail : miryem.oukasmessidi@businessfrance.fr Website: www.businessfrance.fr  
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Business France is the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, responsible for fostering export growth by French businesses, as well as promoting and facilitating international investment in France. It promotes France’s companies, business image and nationwide attractiveness as an investment location, and also runs the VIE international internship program. Founded on January 1, 2015 through a merger between UBIFRANCE and the Invest in France Agency, Business France has 1,500 personnel, both in France and in 70 countries throughout the world, who work with a network of public- and private-sector partners. For further information, please visit:  www.businessfrance.fr Consulting:  Law and regulation Market benchmarking Projects and requests for proposals Contacts : Market prospection Exhibitions and B to B meetings Technologic partnerships Communication : Press and public relations Professional advertisements Commerc

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