by Pattie Zourzouki – Kilpatrick Aviation Middle East
What Are We Expecting?
The region is calling for aviation leaders, as unprecedented growth is expected.
MRO industry in the Middle East is attracting operators, maintenance and training organizations, suppliers and service providers.
Kilpatrick Aviation has recently met decision makers and discussed with them about how to get ready for challenges and opportunities ahead.
Gathering over 5,000 attendees from the entire industry, MRO Middle East is the region’s leading conference and exhibition for aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul.
The possibility to meet and network with the MRO professionals that are fostering growth in the region, developing cutting-edge technology, and pushing the industry forward, makes this encounter a unique opportunity for regional stakeholders.
Pattie Zourzouki, International Client Manager at Kilpatrick Aviation Middle East, had the privilege to attend and experience #MROME 2020, an amazing platform that aims to support business growth in three key aspects:
We engaged with leaders and decision makers, from aircraft and spacecraft operators to OEMs, from part-makers to service providers, from governments to regulatory agencies. We gained actionable knowledge and share valuable insights about the latest industry trends.
We met the companies that showcase the latest cutting-edge technologies that are changing the way the industry operates. We were in the best place at the best time.
We always act to anticipate trends and be prepared, as well as to share business opportunities for generating growth. We are the right partner for key-industry players that are looking for the right people.
Why attending MRO Middle East was relevant to us?
A continued growth is predicted over the next decade, stating that emerging markets such as the Middle East are expected to record the highest growth rates for commercial aircraft MRO as result of infrastructure expansion.
With major airlines based in the region, fleets in the Middle East are expected to nearly double, growing from 1,760 aircraft in 2020 to 3,670 aircraft by 2029, a CAGR of 8.5%. MRO demand in the Middle East is projected to double in the next 10 years and could reach US$ 16.5 billion by 2029. Growth is driving demand for industry professionals, top talents, leaders which are key to success to every organization.
MRO Demand in the Middle East 2020-2024
Over the next five years, MRO demand in the Middle East will increase rapidly at a 10.0% CAGR. Engine maintenance demand is expected to generate the majority of the MRO demand in the Middle East through 2024 with an above average 46% of the total.
With action-based metrics, at Kilpatrick Aviation we support the aviation industry, we are highly committed to work with the industry stakeholders, and we look forward to support the region’s growth as we continue to steer tomorrow.
MRO Middle East 2020 At A Glance
– 94% of attendees meet people they would not have access to otherwise
– 23% make buying decisions while at the show
– 74% learn about products and services they would not have access to elsewhere
– 80% plan to attend MRO Middle East annually
– 99% agree that the information is timely and relevant
– 99% develop actionable strategies they can implement back in the office!