Middle East Aviation and Airports 2016 Report

08 September 2016

A detailed assessment of the opportunities and drivers in the aviation and airports sector

There are more than $100bn-worth of airport-related projects planned and underway across the MENA region as governments look to update and expand their infrastructure in order to meet their targets for developing their tourism and logistics sectors. The biggest markets in terms of airport projects are the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

In this latest MEED Insight research report, Middle East Aviation and Airports 2016, we examine the drivers behind the investment in the sector, expansion strategies of regional airlines, airport projects planned and underway, the breakdown of project spending into core components eg technology, the trends towards privatisation.


Through this comprehensive report, you will be able to:

  •  Spot opportunity sooner by identify future project spend
  •  Identify the clients you need to build relationships with
  •  Gain insight into the industry leaders and their project activity
  •  Obtain detailed historical and current analysis, combined with future project outlook
  •  Gain an immediate insight on the market and save time in your decision-making
  •  Capitalize on opportunities by understanding the policy drivers


This comprehensive report helps you identify who is working or bidding on each project, the timelines for tendering projects, the growth plans of all the region’s airlines with key data on passenger traffic, cargo volumes and aircraft fleet.

For contractors, developers, investors and equipment and technology suppliers the Middle East and North Africa will provide immense opportunity in the months and years ahead.

Packed with all the latest data, maps, charts, client details and MEED’s unrivalled blend of market-leading data and expert analysis, Middle East Aviation & Airports 2016 report provides you with all essential information needed to succeed in this sector.


Key topics covered within the report includes:

Policy drivers – why countries are investing in aviation sector

Sector governance

Airlines – with fleet info, growth strategy, targets, passenger numbers, destination numbers, cargo volumes etc

Airports – existing and planned

Projects –who is working on what, who is bidding, tender deadlines, ratio of spending

Privatisation of airlines and airports

Challenges facing the sector



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