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inter airport Europe 2019


Ground Support Equipment Industry

Munich – Mark your calendar and don’t miss the best event for ground support equipment (GSE) in the European market! inter airport Europe 2019, the international exhibition for airport equipment, technology, design and services, takes place October 08-11, in Munich, Germany. The 22nd edition of the biennial trade show will be held at the Munich Trade Fair Center, a great venue that offers first class halls and an extensive outdoor area. inter airport Europe 2019 represents the entire airport industry, with exhibits ranging from solutions for ground handling, terminal operations, airport IT and airport design.

Nicola Hamann, managing director of the organizer, Mack Brooks Exhibitions, states: “At present, airport operators are facing the challenge to implement a comprehensive overall IT infrastructure which is extending the usage of IT across all areas of the airport. Now, the focus is on the interconnection of all processes, for example passenger handling, maintenance operations, cargo management as well as various other terminal and airfield operations.” A key topic is IT integration. Hamann explains that the “integration of IT interfaces with airlines and other service providers within the airport and, beyond that, across various airports, is the next step forward. The interconnected airport is therefore the future vision of the airport industry, which is opening up various new possibilities in the airport industry. The solutions for this new concept range from apps for passengers as well as airport employees to cloud-based systems for the planning and forecasting of passenger flows.” The previous event in 2015 was bigger than ever, with 676 exhibitors from 40 countries and 12,700 trade visitors from 110 countries, representing an increase of 5.5% and 7% over 2013 respectively. inter airport Europe 2017 covered the following areas:

  • interTERMINAL

Features the vast array of terminal operations, infrastructure and technical installations, such as passenger handling, baggage handling, cargo handling, passenger information technology, security equipment, technical installations in buildings, terminal infrastructure, parking equipment and services.

  • interDATA

Features specialized hardware and software for modern, interactive airports, such as airport management, baggage management and tracking, traffic and operations management, passenger management, cargo management, air traffic control, internet services and OCR technology.

  • interRAMP

Features the key areas of ground handling and airfield facilities, such as aircraft handling, aircraft docking, airfield service equipment, airfield lighting, aircraft maintenance, bird control systems, navigation aids, fleet management, environmental control, hangar design and construction, marking and signage as well as pavement design and servicing.

  • interDESIGN

Features interior specifications and furnishings, architectural components and other design elements, such as seating, lounges and other furniture, shop furnishings and catering areas, floor and wall finishings, washrooms and accessories, fabrics, textures and other materials, illumination, lighting, sun protection, acoustics and sound, and passenger guidance systems.

Moreover, the show will be accompanied by a series of conferences and workshops.


Matching International Buyers with U.S. Companies

With more than 60 registered U.S. companies, the United States provided the largest contingent of foreign exhibitors at inter airport Europe 2017 and the second-largest overall. The list of U.S. exhibitors will be available for download on September 5th. The U.S. Commercial Service stands ready to put them in touch with international buyers and distributors. A special focus is on the U.S. companies that are participating in the Exhibitor Support Program (ESP). They will be listed starting in mid-September and are interested in buyers and partners from Germany and beyond.

Please look at the inter airport Europe 2017 ESP participants below, select the companies that you are interested in, provide your contact information by email to commercial specialist Moritz Holst ( and the U.S. Commercial Service will help you to get in touch with them. If you would like to receive further assistance, we can also facilitate an introduction to these companies!


Your U.S. Commercial Service Contact

At the show, aerospace specialist Moritz Holst will be working the floor on behalf of the U.S. exhibitors out of the North American Pavilion in hall B6. To request additional support leading up to inter airport Europe 2019, or to receive advice on the German market, please contact:

Moritz von Holst
U.S. Commercial Service Munich
Phone: +49 (89) 2888-754

For more information on inter airport Europe 2019 please visit the organizer's website

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