ME aviation sector set to soar
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ME aviation sector set to soar

ME aviation sector set to soar

Middle East airports will increase three-folds by 2011 to meet the needs of the booming tourism and leisure industry, said Bjorn Naf, President and CEO, Gulf Air, while addressing Motor Sport Business Forum Middle East. He said that 500 new aircraft would enter the region during the next seven years to meet the demand. He added that the growth of the aviation industry in the region was 18% in 2007 and would be estimated at 8% in future compared with the 5% in the rest of the world, reported the Bahrain Tribune.

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