Bahrain International Airshow 2022 got underway today with a packed three-day calendar of events, including a thought-leadership platform, networking and business development opportunities.

The exhibition is also showcasing the latest aircraft, technologies, and innovation from across the global aerospace industry.

There will be a static display including an Emirates’ A380 and a flying display involving a Gulf Air B787-9.

The show’s forums are designed to specifically serve as a thought exchange platform, where senior aerospace executives from the Gulf region and international companies collaborate to bring issues of mutual interest to the fore.

Themes for the programme

Airports and Airlines – exploring challenges being faced and the industry’s sustainability.

Cargo and Logistics – highlighting the industry’s growth potential and looking at opportunities for advancement and the building of resilience across the global supply chain.

Women in Aerospace – showcasing the growth of senior female executives in the industry and addressing opportunities for diversity in the sector.

Space – examining global developments, exploring investment opportunities and funding and inspiring next generations to the join this high-growth area of the industry.

Each theme will have a dedicated forum featuring high-level speakers delivering keynote addresses and taking part in panel discussions.

Diverse speakers

Speakers at BIAS 2022 are a diverse range of renowned aviation leaders and senior representatives from aerospace organisations from Bahrain, the region and across the world.

Commenting on the programme, His Excellency the Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications His Excellency Mohamed bin Thamer AlKaabi, said: “We’re delighted to announce the forum programme for BIAS 2022, which constitutes a very important part of the Airshow.

“It is one of the major draws of the event and serves as an important platform for facilitating industry cooperation around topics that are paramount to its sustainable growth and advancement.

“With an impressive group of participants and expert speakers in attendance, we will be exploring important themes and trends from across the industry.

“We will also be giving attendees an unparalleled opportunity to hear from and engage directly with market leaders on the topics that matter most.”
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