If your events calendar is a little empty for the next few months, here’s our rundown of the biggest shows in aviation for the remainder of 2018, and a brief indication of what you can expect from it. Naturally, we’ll be exhibiting and attending a lot of the events, including the Farnborough AirShow, the Aviation Festival and MRO Europe.

July

Farnborough Air Show

When? 16th – 2nd July 2018

Where? Farnborough, UK

What’s it all about? Farnborough International Airshow, where a long history rich in pioneering heritage meets cutting edge technology. The show brings the world’s aviation community together to do business and innovate.

Find out more: www.farnborough.com

Pilot Careers Live North

When? 7th July 2018

Where? Manchester Airport, UK

What’s it all about? If you’re looking for your first step into a career in aviation, look no further. Throughout the day, there will be a series of informative presentations by industry experts.

Find out more: www.pilotcareersnews.com

August

East Kirkby Air Show

When? 4th August 2018

Where? East Kirkby, UK

What’s it all about?  This annual air show returns once again this August to raise funds for the on-going restoration of Avro Lancaster NX611. Expect re-enactors, Lancaster taxy runs, trade stalls and vintage cars during this family orientated day out.

Find out more: www.lincsaviation.co.uk 

The Air Carriers Purchasing Conference

When? 18th – 21st August 2018

Where? Orlando, Florida

What’s it all about?  The ACPC brings together buyers and sellers of aviation related goods and services.  The ACPC offers members a fair and level environment to network in various business and social agendas.

Find out more: www.acpc.com

Bournemouth Air Festival

When? 30th August – 2nd September 2018

Where? Bournemouth Pier, UK

What’s it all about? Bournemouth’s free festival returns again this August bank holiday with an exciting line up of the Red Arrows, the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight and a European Air Display.

Find out more: www.bournemouthair.co.uk 

September

Inter Airport China

When? 5th – 7th September 2018

Where? Inter Airport, China

What’s it all about?  As China’s largest and most influential trade show in the field of airport construction, inter airport china is also an international event creating opportunities for in-depth cooperation and exchanges between buyers and sellers of airport industry, accelerating construction and boosting innovation-driven development.

Find out more: www.interairportchina.com

Aviation Festival

When? 5th – 7th September 2018

Where? London, UK

What’s it all about?  The Aviation Festival brings together the most innovative airlines and airports to discuss all aspects of customer experience management. No matter where your interest lies – low cost carriers, full service carriers, passenger experience, IT systems, retail or loyalty – we have content, networking and new partners for you!

Find out more: www.terrapinn.com

MTB Aviation

When? 5th – 8th September 2018

Where? Lake Maggiore, Italy

What’s it all about? MTB – ‘Meet the Buyer’ is a programme of one to one appointments between Senior Managers, Technical Purchasing Managers, Senior Officers, Analysts & Buyers from the global airline community, including Low-Cost, Emerging & Regional, together with Supplier Companies from all areas of the aviation industry.

Find out more: www.coplandevents.com

Aerospace Big Data Conference

When? 11th – 12th September 2018

Where? Miami, USA

What’s it all about? The first conference of the series will be held in Florida in September 2018, bringing together manufacturers, maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) providers, suppliers and airlines across North American and LATAM regions to discuss and debate the hottest topics in digital transformation.

Find out more: www.flightglobalconferences.com

October

Airport Solutions Dubai

When? 8th – 9th October 2018

Where? Roda Al Bustan, Dubai

What’s it all about? Join the airport community to discuss the biggest disruptors facing the industry; biometrics, AI, blockchain, robotics, IoT, big data and futurist technologies for the airports of tomorrow.

Find out more: www.airportsolutions.com/dubai

MRO Europe

When? 16th – 18th October 2018

Where? Amsterdam, Netherlands

What’s it all about?  Be part of Europe’s leading conference and exhibition where airlines, MROs, suppliers, OEMs, regulators, lessors, and industry experts converge to explore and define the aviation maintenance industry.

Find out more: www.mroeurope.aviationweek.com

NBAA

When? 16th – 18th October 2018

What’s it all about?  Join 27,000 industry professionals for the three most important days of business aviation in the year. Ranked as the sixth largest trade show in the United States, the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) will be held Oct. 16-18, 2018, bringing together current and prospective aircraft owners, manufacturers and customers into one meeting place to get critical work accomplished.

Find out more: www.nbaa.org

Flight Crew Futures

When? 17th October 2018

Where? Hilton London, Gatwick Airport, UK

What’s it all about?  Flight Crew Futures offers a fresh approach to career opportunities for experienced and new pilots. Visiting pilots will get the chance to meet directly with recruiters in a single venue, providing a unique opportunity to get all the facts, career advice and answers in an informal environment. In association with BALPA.

Find out more: www.pilotcareersnews.com 

November

Pilot Careers Live London

When? 2nd November 2018

Where? Sofitel Hotel, London Heathrow

What? Interested in a career in aviation, aerospace, aero engineering, maintenance, airport operations or air traffic control? If yes, this is the show for you. The show guarantees to inform and inspire you into a career in aviation.

Find out more: www.pilotcareersnews.com

MRO Asia - Pacific

When? 6th – 8th November 2018

Where? Singapore

What? The Commercial Aviation Services Asia-Pacific event will comprehensively cover all aspects of the commercial aircraft – from nose to tail – at one time, in three days with one major exhibition hall. The event, taking place at the Singapore EXPO Convention Exhibition Centre, will bring together significant components of the aircraft’s life-cycle. See below for a detailed view of what awaits you in Singapore this November!

Find out more: www.mroasia.aviationweek.com

Inflight Asia - Pacific

When? 7th – 8th November 2018

Where? Singapore

What? Inflight Asia-Pacific offers a regional forum dedicated to IFEC and cabin interiors technology.The popular format offers leading manufacturers and suppliers a highly targeted audience of airline buyers and industry influencers. With exhibitors displaying their latest product advances and workshop sessions exploring key topical developments affecting the market, the event provides valuable insight to inform future strategic decisions.

Find out more: www.hmgaerospace.com

Aviation Show MEASA

When? 13th – 14th November 2018

Where? Singapore

What? Inflight Asia-Pacific offers a regional forum dedicated to IFEC and cabin interiors technology.The popular format offers leading manufacturers and suppliers a highly targeted audience of airline buyers and industry influencers. With exhibitors displaying their latest product advances and workshop sessions exploring key topical developments affecting the market, the event provides valuable insight to inform future strategic decisions.

Find out more: www.hmgaerospace.com

Accelerate Aviation

When? 14th – 15th November 2018

Where? London, UK

What? Accelerate: Aviation is the premier event where senior professions from airlines, airports, and the wider aviation industry come together to discuss the key strategic issues that the industry faces. Through discussion on topics including digital transformation, passenger experience, distribution, and more – Accelerate: Aviation provides you with the tools to better understand the future of the industry, giving your company the strategic advantage to turn knowledge into profitability.

Find out more: www.new.marketforce.eu.com

Pilot Careers Live Rome

When? 17th November 2018
Where? Rome
What? Looking for a career in aviation? This is your chance to meet with employers and other industry figures in an informal setting in the heart of Rome.
Find out more: www.pilotcareersnews.com

December

Airport Solutions Indonesia

When? 5th – 6th December 2018

Where? Indonesia

What? The Airport Solutions Indonesia conference and exhibition is unique in attracting the entire airports & aviation buying chain from manufacturers, airport operators, developers, regulators and investors, through to end users.

Find out more: www.airportsolutions.com

MEBAA

When? 10th – 12th December 2018

Where? Dubai, UAE

What? MEBAA Show is the foremost business aviation platform for the Middle East offering you unrivalled access to the business aviation market in a highly focused environment.

Find out more:  www.mebaa.com

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