The aerospace sector is back in event mode, as the Dubai Airshow returns this November. Richard Schuurman highlights the key trends to look out for
While we had the Moscow Airshow and Oshkosh in July, and the Zhuhai Airshow in September, when the gates open in Dubai on November 14, it will be the clearest signal yet that the industry is starting to return to a degree of normality. By this point, it will be 21 months since the last major international aviation trade event was held in Singapore back in February 2020. Last year’s Farnborough and this summer’s Paris Air Show at Le Bourget were both high-profile casualties, as the world reeled from a crisis like no other and events were cancelled.