The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has aggressive plans to overhaul its existing transportation infrastructure which is likely to see over US$100billions of investments flowing into the large-scale airports, seaports, rail, road and logistics projects developments and expansions in the next decade, with over US$30 billion allocated for the purpose in the government’s next five-year plan.
Scheduled to be held at Hilton Jeddah on 12-13 February, the Global Airports & Aviation Forum - GAAF will provide an excellent powerful platform for exhibitors and visitors to identify projects, develop contacts with senior decision makers.
Alongside the exhibition, a unique conference will be concurrently held with top government decision makers and industry professionals delivering high-level presentations and expert analysis, projects on offer in the Kingdom, their technical aspects, products and smart solutions, partnering options, and contractual and legal issues to hundreds of delegates.
Saudi authorities are keen to enhance their aviation capabilities by investing billions of Riyals in the Air transportation industry to meet the requirements of increasing air traffic in the Kingdom as a result of growing population and unprecedented economic development. The Saudi Aviation Strategy calls for tripling annual passenger traffic to 330 million by 2030, boosting the number of destinations to 250 from 99 at present.