November 16, 2015 | Dubai, UAE
Aventure Aviation exhibited at the Dubai Airshow, held November 8–12, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Aventure’s leadership hailed the biennial event a huge success for the company.
Among the numerous visitors to Aventure’s booth was Governor Nathan Deal of the U.S. state of Georgia, where Aventure is headquartered. Governor Deal was accompanied by a high-level delegation of dignitaries, including Commissioner Chris Carr and Mary Waters, Deputy Commissioner, International Trade of the Georgia Department of Economic Development.
The Governor expressed appreciation at Aventure’s efforts to promote Atlanta and the state of Georgia inside the UAE.
The UAE and the United States have seen bilateral trade increase about 80% in the last ten years. For the past six years, the UAE has been the largest trading partner for the U.S. in the Middle East with $25 billion in bilateral trade and over $19 billion in trade surplus in 2014 alone.
“This was our fifth time exhibiting at the prestigious Dubai Airshow,” commented Amyr Qureshi, Senior Vice President of Aventure Aviation. “Approximately 15% of our revenues are generated from the Middle East, and we are pleased to bring revenues back to Georgia by selling U.S. manufactured aviation products.”
Currently, the Dubai International Airport is ranked as the world’s busiest airport for international travelers. Dubai-based Emirates Airlines is the largest operator of the Boeing 777 with about 150 in its fleet. UAE Flag carrier Etihad Airlines is the single largest customer for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner with 70+ aircraft on order.