Heathrow to host 4th British-Irish Airports EXPO
Olympia London, 11-12 June 2019

  • FREE to Attend

  • 150+ Exhibitors

  • 3000+ Visitors

  • 6 Conferences

Confirmed Exhibitors

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£1bn Manchester Airport Transformation Programme: EXPO joins British Aviation Group site visit

£1bn Manchester Airport Transformation Programme: EXPO joins British Aviation Group site visit

5 December 2018; Laing O’Rourke Main Office, Manchester Airport: The 11th Meeting of British Aviation Group’s Northern Cluster was given a special briefing on the £1 billion Manchester Airport Transformation Programme (MAN-TP) which included a special site visit to the entirely new Pier 1 which goes into operation in summer 2019. Read more

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Exclusive! First images of London City Airport’s £500 million City Airport Development Programme

Exclusive! First images of London City Airport’s £500 million City Airport Development Programme

Peter Downes, Aviation Director, London City Airport, has unveiled exclusive images of what the new London City Airport will look like after the £500 million City Airport Development Programme (CADP).Read more

The British-Irish Airports EXPO 2019

The Heathrow-hosted British-Irish Airports EXPO is biggest UK and Irish annual procurement exhibition and airports conference, providing one of Europe’s main industry platforms for the airports community to gather, share experiences, do business, and strengthen their supply chains.

The EXPO of over 150 suppliers, from SMEs to multi-nationals, allows exhibitors to demonstrate their solutions and expertise to buyers from across 100+ UK and Irish airports and key airport industry stakeholders.

The free-to-attend conference is a vendor-free platform of six highly-specialist conferences spanning:


  • British-Irish Airports Showcase: Detailing over £30 billion in planned UK and Irish airport infrastructure developments.
  • 2nd PRM and Airport Accessibility Conference
  • 3rd Metropolitan Police Aviation Policing Command Airports Counter Terrorism Conference
  • The British-Irish Airports Operations Conference – terminal, airfield and airspace
  • British Aviation Group (BAG) Special Interest Groups
  • The 3rd Annual RABA Conference (The 40 airports of the Regional & Business Airports Group)

John-Holland-Kaye

“Heathrow is proud and excited to be hosting the British-Irish Airports EXPO at Olympia London.”

John Holland-Kaye, CEO, Heathrow

Highlights and Resources from our 2018 event

Hallmarks of a British-Irish Airports EXPO

Now in its fourth year and heading to London for the second time, the British-Irish Airports EXPO is a an unparalleled opportunity for the civil and military airports industry to gather, share experience, and do business.

The largest EXPO of airport suppliers in Britain and Ireland

Suppliers and service providers of all sizes demo their solutions to the industry, alongside the showcasing of £30 billion+ British and Irish airport development projects. Popular exhibits inclue the all-weather indoor vehicle display area.

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Top-quality conferences, featuring airport chiefs, departmental specialists and key partners

2019 conference sessions will cover Operations, ATC, Security, PRM and Accessibility, Ground Services, Sustainability, Design & Planning, Technology, Procurement and Airport Connectivity. Day 2 will have a particular emphasis on exporting and the Regional and Business Airports (RABA) Group AGM will also be hosted at the show..

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Unsung Hero Awards 2019

The Unsung Hero Awards are presented to employees of regional airports, large airports and stakeholders on the basis of a popular online vote, and recognise ordinary "extraordinary" airport people who take pride in their work, deliver results, and do it with a smile. Read more about the system »


Special EXPO tour guest

The tour of British-Irish Airports EXPO by celebrity sports stars a hallmark of this event.

  • In 2016, John Barnes presented a preview of Euro 2016
  • In 2017 Chris Kamara previewed the 2017/18 Premiership
  • In 2018 Peter Shilton gave a preview of World Cup Russia.

The football theme may well continue in 2019. Subscribe to the event newsletter to find out what special guest will be attending The 4th British Irish Expo 2019.

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Recent News

£1bn Manchester Airport Transformation Programme: EXPO joins British Aviation Group site visit

£1bn Manchester Airport Transformation Programme: EXPO joins British Aviation Group site visit

5 December 2018; Laing O’Rourke Main Office, Manchester Airport: The 11th Meeting of British Aviation Group’s Northern Cluster was given a special briefing on the £1 billion Manchester Airport Transformation Programme (MAN-TP) which included a special site visit to the entirely new Pier 1 which goes into operation in summer 2019. Read more

Introducing Iain McLean – new General Manager, British-Irish Airports EXPO

Introducing Iain McLean – new General Manager, British-Irish Airports EXPO

In an expansion of the team delivering the 2019 Heathrow-hosted British-Irish Airports EXPO, Iain McLean (49) has been appointed as General Manager, to lead the EXPO with a strong business development brief. Read more

Exclusive! First images of London City Airport’s £500 million City Airport Development Programme

Exclusive! First images of London City Airport’s £500 million City Airport Development Programme

Peter Downes, Aviation Director, London City Airport, has unveiled exclusive images of what the new London City Airport will look like after the £500 million City Airport Development Programme (CADP). Read more