Pioneering sustainable aerospace for a safe and united world

At the 2021 Dubai Airshow, Airbus showcased a wide range of products, cutting-edge technologies, services, and innovations that are leading the way to a sustainable future for aerospace. 

Airbus highlighted its critical role in driving the recovery of the industry, strengthening bonds with customers, suppliers, and partners. The event also was an opportunity for Airbus to show how it is continuing to pioneer sustainable aerospace for a safe and united world, connecting people, cultures and businesses as well as contributing to the global economy.

The Company recently announced its ambition to develop the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft by 2035. In that respect, Airbus showcased a mockup of its ZEROe zero-emission concept aircraft.

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Dubai Airshow 2021 static display

Visitors had the opportunity to explore Airbus’ aircraft including the A350-900 MSN 2 (Airspace Explorer), Ethiopian Airlines’ A350-900, Uganda Airlines’ A330neo, Air Arabia’s A321LR, WizzAir’s A321LR and AirBaltic’s A220. Also making an appearance was Acropolis Aviation’s ACJ320neo aircraft.

In the customers’ display, Emirates Airline presented its A380 and Etihad Airways showed the A350-1000.

Airbus Helicopters showcased the Kuwait Air Force aircraft H225M, along with an ACH175 as well as a mock-up of the H145M, and a scale model of the H175M.

Airbus Defence and Space presented a C295 and an A400M airlifter on the static display.

The daily flying display included Airbus’ own A350-900. Showgoers had the opportunity to see the ACH145 in flight as it performed customer demos at the South terminal.


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Airbus in Middle East and Africa

With a significant commercial presence throughout the Middle East and Africa, Airbus employs 2,500 people and is committed to delivering superior products and services to customers across the region. Airbus’ regional headquarters is situated near Dubai International Airport, one of the world’s busiest airports for international travel. 

The Middle East continues to be strategically important to Airbus’ wider global operations. The Company sources supplies and components from various companies operating in the region and provides technical support to its partners. Airbus has launched a number of localisation initiatives focused on developing skills and talent to inspire future industry leaders.