FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW 2016
July 13, 2016: Farnborough International’s consultancy business has grown from strength to strength with a string of agreements signed at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow.
On Monday, Farnborough International signed an MOU with Chengdu Hi-Tech Zone and the EU Project Innovation Centre to develop the Sichuan International Airshow which is planned to take place at the Chengdu’s new international airport in September 2019.
On Tuesday, it signed an MOU with MedyaCity to develop the Eurasia Airshow in Turkey which is planned for April 2018. Farnborough International will be assisting the Turkish event organiser with the planning and running of the show which will take place in Antalya.
Finally, today, Farnborough International signed a new contract with the Ministry Transportation and Telecommunications, Kingdom of Bahrain to plan and organise the 2018 and 2020 Bahrain International Airshows with an option for two further shows after that. Farnborough International has assisted the Kingdom of Bahrain in the planning and organising of the Bahrain International Airshow since 2010, with the 2016 show seeing orders of over US$9b and a date change to November 2018, to accommodate the growing event.
Speaking about Farnborough International’s growing business, Chief Executive, Shaun Ormrod said, “We are extremely pleased that our expertise is being called-upon. As one of the UK largest and oldest international trade exhibitions and air displays we are well rehearsed on the planning and execution of such events with strong relationships with the many organisations that exhibit at the show.”
Farnborough International’s Commercial Director, Amanda Stainer, further added, “The aerospace supply chain is always looking for new technological advancements that will enable it to complete orders quicker. Furthermore, the MRO sector is set to grow with more and more aircraft coming online to satisfy the demand for air travel. As such we are experiencing more enquiries from international event organisers and governments looking to explore the business opportunities in their own geographic region.”