Frequently Asked Questions

Is GATE open to the public?
No. Trade visitors only. Proof will be required by presenting a business card. No under 16's are allowed entry. If you are a member of the public please come to Skyview at the Dubai Airshow. Visit

Can I bring children/babies?
See above, no under 16's allowed entry.

Where is it?
GATE 2015 is located at the Dubai Airshow which has moved to its new home at Dubai World Central (DWC), Dubai, UAE. Located in Jebel Ali, Dubai. The new Dubai Airshow site is easily accessible from Sheikh Zayed Road, Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, and Emirates Road. See here for more information.

Can I park there?
We recommend that you either take a taxi or use the shuttle bus service provided. While the amount of on-site parking will be significantly increased thanks to the new Airshow site, the number of available spaces will still be limited – details of how to obtain car park pass will be available nearer to the show.

How much is a delegate place?

  • 2-Day Delegate pass + 5 days Dubai Airshow access - Early Bird USD$ 385 / General USD$ 435
  • 2-Day Delegate pass + 2 days Dubai Airshow access - Early Bird USD$ 355 / General USD$ 405
  • 1-Day Delegate pass + 1 day Dubai Airshow access - USD$ 295
  • Airlines, Government Officials (2 Day delegate pass + 5 days Dubai Airshow access) - Early Bird USD$ 205 / USD$ $270

What does the delegate place include?

  • It includes access to the GATE conference and entry to Dubai Airshow
  • It includes networking coffee breaks each day.

How can I apply for a delegate place?
Details will be published shortly. Please remember to bring your confirmation email and passport/photo ID with you.  Please note all applications are subject to security checks.

How do I qualify for the Airline Rate?
Selected titles only:

  • Director, Vice President (or higher), General Manager, Instructor, Training Manager, Flight Ops, Resource Manager
  • Sales & marketing positions do not qualify.
  • Must be employed by an airline (cargo or passenger).
  • Does not include 3rd party maintenance affiliates.

Where can I find the conference programme?
The full conference programme can be found by clicking here.

I am exhibiting in the GATE pavilion, do I get any free delegate places?
Yes, you receive an allocation of free delegate places,  please log in to your exhibitor account to register for these places

Where can I find a list of who is exhibiting in the GATE pavilion?
The Exhibitor List will be published shortly. You can view the current Dubai Airshow floorplan here which has the GATE pavilion highlighted.

I am sponsoring GATE, do I get any free delegate places?
Yes, you receive an allocation of free delegate places. Please log in to your exhibitor account online to see to whom those are allocated.

I am an exhibitor at the Dubai Airshow, do I get any free delegate places?
Dubai Airshow exhibitors do not get a free delegate place but can upgrade their free allocation of exhibitor badges to GATE delegate badges using their online account. They can also purchase further delegate places through the online system or at the Dubai Airshow/GATE registration desk onsite.

How do I get press accreditation?
Please email our PR Manager, Kate Taylor

How do I get a visa?
Please ask your travel agent or hotel to provide you with a letter. The GATE organisers are unable to supply visitors with letters or help with visas in any way.

Can I visit the aircraft at the Dubai Airshow?
Yes, the static display is open to all registered visitors.

Can I bring a camera to the show?

Are there catering outlets at the venue?
Yes, there will be a number of catering outlets at the show site offering a wide variety of refreshments and lunches.