Business France, the national agency in charge of the international development of the French economy will gather 13 companies on the French pavilion at Airport Show Dubai. The tradeshow is held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and CEO of Emirates.

With an airport infrastructures and equipment market expected to reach $100 billion by 2020, 250 million passengers planned for airports in the GCC, the region represents a strategic destination for French exporting companies. Grouped together in a national pavilion, French exhibitors will present their innovative and varied offer buyers throughout the Middle East zone.

French pavilion will be representative of the diversity of the sector organized around different business lines: design, construction, equipment, systems and services (air traffic and ground traffic control, airline stopovers, terminals).

Marc Cagnard, Managing Director Business France Middle East stated: “France has a rich ecosystem for the airport industry with major internationally-renowned groups, such as ADPI, VINCI, THALES to name but a few, and SMEs that are experts in certain market segments (Ground Support Equipment, lighting, ticketing or passenger information systems)”.


Business France is the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, responsible for fostering export growth by French businesses, as well as promoting and facilitating international investment in France. It promotes France’s companies, business image and nationwide attractiveness as an investment location, and also runs the VIE international internship program.


French Exhibitors list is available below:

AERO NET PRODUCTION : Design, production and maintenance of embeddable equipment, production and maintenance of airport access methods, GSE maintenance –

CARTEL MANUTENTION : Handling equipment, airport trolleys -

CHARLATTE MANUTENTION : Handling and lifting equipment, electric conveyor belts -

DELTA BOX : Design and manufacture of aircraft warning lights -

EDGE-AIRPORT FRANCE : Consultancy, IT systems engineering -

GAUSSIN MANUGISTIQUE : Engineering company offering innovative and specialized products and services in wheeled material-handling systems -

GUINAULT-LEBRUN : Solutions to stop APU aircraft engines on the ground and reduce both the environmental impact and costs for airlines -

JB BONNEFOND: Hydroregeneration treatment for runway and pavement renewal (rubber removal) -

MILOCO : Design and manufacture of GSE trailers -

NAKSYS : Roads and tunnels lighting, airfield lighting photometry calibration equipment –

USIMAT-SERMEES: design and manufacturing of GSE, mainly towable, among which towbars, aircraft servicing, handling, maintenance dollies, specific equipment


CADDIE : worldwide leader in the development and manufacturing of trolleys and equipment for airports -

STANLEY ROBOTICS : automated valet service: platforms that can move any vehicle and optimize car parking spaces by up to 50% -


Source: Business France