Welcome to GATE

The Gulf Aviation Training Event - a one day conference & dedicated exhibition at the Dubai Airshow will bring key figures together to address the challenges of growing demand for pilots, explore solutions & shape Middle East aviation training.

GATE 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.


According to Boeing’s Current Market Outlook (CMO) 2016 – 2035, the Middle East will need 58,000 new pilots and 66,000 new skilled maintenance personnel to staff the region’s airlines between now and 2035.

GATE takes place within the Dubai Airshow; from 12-16 November with a one day high level conference programme on Day 2 of the show. The conference will take place on the show floor next to the GATE exhibition space.


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