In pictures: Fifth edition of the Abu Dhabi Air Expo at Al Bateen Executive Airport

The exhibition which is organised by Abu Dhabi Airports, is the ideal platform for aircraft enthusiasts and businesses searching for the best airplanes and aviation-related services.
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The three day Air Expo event is set to welcome over 18,000 visitors from the aviation and aerospace industries. An exhibitor line-up of more than 300 manufacturers and suppliers will showcase the latest innovations and development in private jet aircraft, helicopters, executive charter services, airport equipment and services, avionics systems, insurance and financing.
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Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court and a member of the Executive Council of Abu Dhabi inaugurated the 5th edition of the Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2018 at Al Bateen Executive Airport.
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Sheikh Hamed alongside his delegation of senior dignitaries, toured the exhibition and met several officials from the participating parties, and was briefed about the latest innovations and developments in private jet aircraft, helicopters, executive charter services, airport equipment and services, avionics systems, insurance and financing as showcased by more than 300 local and international manufacturers and suppliers.
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He commented on the efforts spent on delivering such event at high level of organization aiming at strengthening Abu Dhabi’s position as a leader in the aviation industry within the region and internationally, as well as the efforts and commitment of the sponsors and supporters of this event.
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The Department of Transport, in Abu Dhabi has announced its support and sponsorship of the fifth cycle of the Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2018 taking place in Al Bateen Executive Airport from 26th-28th February 2018.
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A member of the United Arab Emirates' armed forces parachuting team performs during the Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2018, at Al-Bateen Executive Airport in Dubai on February 26, 2018.
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The United Arab Emirates' al-Fursan (The Knights) National Aerobatic team performs with smoke in the colours of the UAE flag during the Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2018, at Al-Bateen Executive Airport on February 26, 2018.
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The United Arab Emirates' al-Fursan (The Knights) National Aerobatic team performs with smoke in the colours of the UAE flag during the Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2018, at Al-Bateen Executive Airport on February 26, 2018.
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Visitors attend the Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2018, at the Al-Bateen Executive Airport on the outskirts of the Emirati capital on February 26, 2018.
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Etihad airways staff captains pose for a photo in front of a plane during the Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2018, at the Al-Bateen Executive Airport on the outskirts of the Emirati capital on February 26, 2018.
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Laila Ali Saif Bin Hareb al-Muhairi, of the UAE, Assistant Director General of the Strategy and International Affairs Sector at the General Civil Aviation Authority, attends the Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2018, at the Al-Bateen Executive Airport on the outskirts of the Emirati capital on February 26, 2018.
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Visitors look at an ArrowCopter gyroplane during the Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2018, at the Al-Bateen Executive Airport on the outskirts of the Emirati capital on February 26, 2018.
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Visitors attend the Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2018, at the Al-Bateen Executive Airport on the outskirts of the Emirati capital on February 26, 2018.
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Emiratis attend the Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2018, at the Al-Bateen Executive Airport on the outskirts of the Emirati capital on February 26, 2018.
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Visitors attend the Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2018, at the Al-Bateen Executive Airport on the outskirts of the Emirati capital on February 26, 2018.