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Dammam Airports Company gears up for Airport Show Dubai

DUBAI, May 6, 2018

Dammam Airports Company (Daco) is set to participate in the 18th edition of Airport Show, the world’s largest annual airport exhibition, taking place in Dubai from May 7-9.

The Airport Show will be held under the patronage of Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, president of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, chairman of Dubai Airports, and chairman and chief executive of Emirates Airline and Group.

With the goal of enhancing King Fahd International Airport’s (KFIA) operational efficiencies and overall capacity, Daco was established in July 2017 to corporatise the management of the airport, as part of the Saudi Vision 2030’s Privatisation Program.

During the Airport Show, Daco will announce key updates regarding the 30-year master plan, which is being developed as part of a strategic program to operate the airport and its facilities. DACO will also announce the signing of two agreements with global companies for KFIA development, additionally, other projects will be initiated as well under a dedicated infrastructure modernization program that aims to improve KFIA’s infrastructure.

Turki Abdullah Al-Jawini, chief executive officer of Dammam Airports Company, said: “Since the establishment of Dammam Airports Company (DACO) in 2017, we have been working on a number of development plans over the past 10 months, and many of these are already in the implementation phase. We are pleased to showcase our development projects at Dubai Airport Show, an excellent platform to enhance awareness about our operations, highlight our progress at KFIA to date, and explore new opportunities with the region’s leading aviation players.”

Daco’s presence at the 18th edition of Airport Show marks the company’s first appearance in an industry event since its inception last year. The event will take place at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC), bringing together more than 300 exhibitors representing over 90 countries, to highlight the latest innovations in the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia’s (Menasa) aviation industry. - TradeArabia News Service

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