$6bn Kuwait airport expansion project to be highlighted at EACE 2013
- Kuwait: Thursday, December 27 - 2012 at 13:52
- PRESS RELEASE
Arabian Reach is pleased to announce that Kuwait International Airport, one of the fast up-and-coming hub of air transportation in the Arabian Peninsula and the Middle East, will be taking part in the second edition of annual Emerging Airports Conference & Exhibition (EACE 2013), scheduled to take place on 30-31 January 2013 at the Al Bustan Rotana hotel in Dubai.
On behalf of Kuwait Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Fawaz A Al-Farah - President of Kuwait Civil Aviation will make a presentation on the recently unveiled Kuwait Airports plan to expand the airport's capacity from 6 million passengers per year to 20 million passengers per year and turn the airport into a major passenger and cargo hub. The expansion will include a new $3bn terminal equipped with the latest technology, and an additional $3bn to widen the runways, enhance the control tower and build a new control tower, and to set up a new cargo facility.
A large number of other high-profile speakers including airports directors, CEO's and senior procurement professionals have already confirmed their participation in EACE 2013. Senior decision makers from Abu Dhabi airport, GACA Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Baghdad, Brazil, GMR Group - India, Al Najaf Al Ashraf Int'l airport, TAV group, ADPI, Aeropotos de Portugal, Sulaimaniya Int'l airport, Duhok Airport, COX's Bazar Airport - Bangladesh, Nethaji Subash Chandra Bose Airport - India, Ghana Airports Company, Makyol airports company are confirmed as participants while as Egyptian Airports Company, Nigeria Airports Company, Libya Airports Company, GVK - India, Uganda CAA, Tanzania Airports Authority, ONDA - Morocco, Bangladesh CAA, and Taiwan CAA officials are expected to join the line of speakers shortly.
Raj Menon, General Manager of the Arabian Reach FZ LLC, the organizer of the event said: "EACE 2013 will bring together the senior decision makers of the emerging airports across the Middle East, Indian Sub-Continent, Africa, Russia - CIS, Asia Pacific and South America who will use this event as a platform to scout for the investment, latest technologies, competitive products and services, thus providing a unique opportunity to the global airport supply and services companies to explore the current business opportunities worth over $110bn in the emerging markets."
The 2nd annual Emerging Airports Conference & Exhibition (EACE 2013) will be held concurrently with 3rd Annual Emerging Markets Airport Awards (EMAA) 2013.
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