The Farnborough International Airshow prides itself on facilitating first-class business opportunities for the global aerospace industry. As one of the world’s largest exhibitions and air displays, the show provides a wealth of dedicated and focused business platforms.
About Civil Aviation
Orders and commitments for the civil aircraft at FIA14 stood at 1120 aircraft with the Airbus A320neo topping the list in orders. With continuing demand from emerging markets and the Middle East, demand continues to be strong.
About Business Aviation
Honeywell Aerospace, in its 23rd annual Business Aviation Outlook, has forecast 9,450 new business jet deliveries globally, worth $280 billion from now until 2024, an 8 per cent increase in projected sales value compared to 2013. FIA provides business aircraft manufacturers the opportunity to shine amongst its larger counterparts. Textron, Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, Dassault Aviation, Embrear, Eclipse and Gulfstream exhibited a total 16 business aircraft at FIA in 2014 with Piaggio announcing a 50 aircraft order for its Avianti twin-engined turboprop at the show.
FIA continues to be a platform for manufacturers to showcase their military aircraft including the Airbus A400M, Boeing’s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, TAI’s ATAK T129 Combat Helicopter and BAE System’s Typhoon. A total of 29 military aircraft were displayed at FIA14, supported by an extensive military delegations programme featuring 81 senior military personnel from 50 countries.
The space industry in the UK is growing by around 7.5% per annum and is predicted to be worth around £40 billion by 2030. As the Space Sector continues to grow globally the Farnborough International Airshow is the perfect opportunity for manufacturers, suppliers and providers of Space hardware, navigation and communication equipment and satellite services to showcase their expertise. Read more...
There is no doubt about it; the rotary wing market is a growing one with the value of civil and military helicopter industry tipping $12.4 billion. Current forecasts suggest that by 2017, the industry will nearly double in value to an estimated $24.7 billion. Read more...
Unmanned and autonomous vehicles are evolving rapidly and over the next decade UAV spending will be more than double from $5.2 billion to $11.6 billion totalling just over $89 billion in the next 10 years. The UAS Zone at the Farnborough International Airshow will provide a location to not only showcase the latest technological advances but provide an open forum for debate and issues regarding some of the regulatory and ethical issues surrounding the adoption of the technology. Read more...
About Manufacturing Technology
The Farnborough International Airshow provides as much a showcase for the design, product and procurement elements of both the civil and military aircraft sectors as the aircraft manufacturers themselves. Supply chain companies represent a large percentage of exhibitors at FIA who come to the show to meet with aerospace business leaders and supply chain professionals, presenting the latest developments and trends throughout the aerospace engineering chain. Read more...
MRO business represented a substantial 20% of exhibitors at FIA in 2014. With the global growth of the aviation industry and ever more aircraft flying than ever before the value of MRO supply chain business to the aerospace industry is huge. Read more...
About Futures Day
Futures Day at the Farnborough International Airshow allows exhibitors to engage with the younger generation to promote careers in aerospace. Great Britain remains a world leader in the sector and it is through inititiatives like Futures Day that the industry can invest in the young generation and help the country retain its global dominance. FIA14 saw over 7,500 young people attend the show in 2014. Read more....