MEBAA – The Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association is the official representative of the business aviation industry in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and is a member of the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC).
MEBAA was established in 2006 as a non-profit association with the aim of providing a collaborative platform for members of the aviation industry in the MENA region to convey the needs and benefits of the industry. MEBAA show 2022 was hosted under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group.
The 9th edition of the MEBAA Show was held on 6th to 8th December 2022 at DWC Dubai Air Show site. The show welcomed close to 10,000 attendees, 118 exhibitors and 16 static aircraft. The major themes for the event include sustainability, emerging markets and regulations, more focus was placed on digitalization, block chain, Artificial Intelligence and crypto based payments, which are all recognized as key trends that are driving the industry forward.
The main highlight for this year was the launch of the BizAv Talks which featured sessions from over 45 industry leaders throughout the show conference. With attendees and exhibitors from 95 countries, this edition was a significant moment for the global business and private aviation industry.