Facts & Figures
inter airport Europe 2011 sends positive signals for the future
The 18th International Exhibition for Airport Equipment, Technology, Design & Services ended with excellent results. A total of 607 exhibitors from 34 countries and more than 12,600 visitors from all over the world attended the leading international exhibition for the airport industry.
Renowned as the leading international exhibition and trend barometer for the entire airport industry, last year’s inter airport Europe was regarded as particularly important by the airport community. Following a difficult time, the business climate for airport operators and manufacturers of airport equipment is now seen more positive again. Airport experts are confident that the good mood at last year’s inter airport Europe sent positive signals for the future of the airport sector.
The analysis of the exhibition survey shows that an absolute majority of exhibitors were highly satisfied with the results of inter airport Europe 2011 and most of the exhibitors are already planning their participation at inter airport Europe 2013, which is set to take place from 8 – 11 October 2013 at the Munich Trade Fair Centre.
|Total Net Indoor Space||12,045 m²||(Gross 22,000 m²)|
|Total Net Outdoor Space||13,866 m²||(Gross 30,000 m²)|
|607 exhibitors from 34 countries|
|12,641 visitors from 119 countries|
|Long-term development of exhibitors (1995-2011)|
|Long-term development of visitors (1995-2011)|
|Exhibitors at inter airport Europe 2011|
|Number of Countries||34|
|Exhibitor numbers by countries|
|Israel||1||United Arab Emirates||3|
|Countries represented by National Pavilions|
|Characteristics of exhibitors at inter airport Europe 2011|
|98% of exhibitors achieved their aims
80% of exhibitors achieved positive business enquiries
87% of exhibitors assessed the quality of visitors as good or excellent
91% of exhibitors look forward to returning for the 2013 show
|Main aims of exhibitors at inter airport Europe 2011|
|Making new business contacts
Renewing business contacts
Launching a new product
|Visitors at inter airport Europe 2011|
|Number of Countries||119|
(incl. trade press & general press)
|153 from 12 countries|
|Countries represented by visitors|
Bosnia & Herzegovina
British Virgin Islands
Congo, Dem. Rep.
United Arab Emirates
|Origin of visitors from outside Germany|
|Characteristics of visitors at inter airport Europe 2011|
|12,641 trade visitors from 119 countries
66% came from outside Germany
83% are involved in purchasing decisions
78% intend to visit again in 2013
38% came with definite investment plans
|Main aims of visitors at inter airport Europe 2011|
Gaining general information
Looking for products
Attending pre-arranged meetings
Gaining information on particular products
As the world's leading exhibition for the airline industry, presence at
inter airport Europe is a must. Safeaero has been participating
for a number of years now and this was by far the best show we have attended.
We had a lot of visitors and interest for our products from all over the world.
Michal Hak, Sales Manager,
At inter airport Europe we can find all the latest innovations and
learn about new developments in the GSE market. The show is a great networking
event. Every known name in the industry is present.
Engr. Aied Elaarag, General Manager GSE(A),
Saudi Ground Services Company
We have been exhibiting at inter airport Europe for many years.
The show is the highlight for all airport equipment and service suppliers.
Ingmar Krupp, Head of Airport Seating Division,
Kusch+Co GmbH & Co. KG
For GSE buyers the inter airport Europe is THE event to attend,
because it is a valuable opportunity to meet colleagues, suppliers, competitors,...
and at the same time it gives you a good impression on the technical solutions/trends
for the next years. 2011 was the third time that I attended the inter airport Europe.
Geert Oliebos, Director Purchase & Support Services,
Flightcare Belgium NV
inter airport Europe is the leading fair for the airport suppliers’ industry.
The whole world comes here. This is obvious when you look at the internationality of the
trade fair visitors. The fair must and does set trends. The topics for our industry
that will be important for the future such as sustainability and high business efficiency
are addressed here.
Dr. Michael Kerkloh, CEO,
A must see event for the airport industry and a chance to network and see all the
latest innovations in one place.
Paul Clark, Fleet Services Manager UK & IRELAND,
Gate Gourmet London LTD
inter airport Europe in Munich is for me the first trade show in the world. It’s a
unique opportunity to meet a lot of our customers.
Hervé Criquillon, CEO,
Indeed the inter airport Europe is the most important trade fair for us.
Markus M. Fuchs, Head of Airport Marketing,
inter airport Europe gives us the perfect opportunity to meet colleagues,
business partners and to expand our network and see what’s new on the market.
Bo Ivert Andersen, Ops. Manager,
Danish Refuelling Services I/S, Copenhagen Airport
inter airport Europe is the best event for meeting airport and ground handling
experts and learning about the latest innovations in aviation tools. It gives us the opportunity
to see all major manufacturers in one place and helps us to find new suppliers.
Artūrs Kokars, Procurement & Logistics Manager,
North Hub Services Ltd.
inter airport Europe is the only airport exhibition of genuine interest in
Europe. The overall success of the show as well as its visitor quality and numbers all
speak for themselves.
Niklas Weyer, CEO,
What makes inter airport Europe so interesting for us is that here we can
learn about the latest technological developments and meet our most important business
contacts all in one place.
Gerhard Baumgarten, Director Sales & Marketing,
Lufthansa Engineering and Operational Services GmbH
Regarding exhibitions, HITZINGER usually places emphasis on Quality over Quantity! But inter airport
Europe manages time and time again to combine both aspects. That is why, for HITZINGER,
this exhibition is the most important event in our industry.
Christoph Webinger, Business Unit Manager Airport Equipment,
The inter airport Europe exhibition is very very important for
Douglas Equipment. We export 90 to 95% of our products worldwide and it’s an
opportunity for us to meet our existing customers from around the world and meet
potentially new customers.
Michael J. Doane, Sales Director,
inter airport Europe provides us at Vanderlande with the ideal platform to meet
our customers and show our latest innovations to the world. It is the key event for the airport
Pieter Havenaar, Managing Director Baggage Handling,
The inter airport Europe is a great networking event to establish new business
contacts and to renew existing ones. At inter airport Europe 2011 I found information about
the latest developments of electrically powered ramp vehicles. Moreover the exhibition offers you
the opportunity to watch live demonstrations of new loading and unloading aids at the stand
or in the Outdoor Area and to try them out yourself.
Thomas Schubert, Leiter HUB Gepäcklogistik FRA SO/B, Senior Manager,
Deutsche Lufthansa AG