Thousands seated in Skyview’s grandstand for the thrilling flying display
Yesterday saw the launch of a landmark event at the Dubai Airshow. Skyview, which is designed for the public to enjoy the flying displays of the Dubai Airshow, proved a huge success, drawing thousands of people to its grandstand, located right next to the runway. Skyview is open until November 21, from 12-6pm, with the flying displays from 2-5pm daily.
Seated in Skyview, crowds got direct views of the thrilling action of the Al Fursan, the UAE aerobatic team, the legendary Red Arrows, and astonishing displays by some of the world’s best pilots manning a list of impressive aircraft that the Dubai Airshow has become renowned for staging. Boeing’s F/A 18 Super Hornet, Eurofighter Typhoon and, new to the gulf region, Airbus’s A400M were among those presented.
F&E Aerospace, organisers of Skyview have worked with partners such as KidZania, Gulf News and Accor Hotels to ensure visitors to Skyview are treated to a host of games and activities to keep both families and aviation enthusiasts enthralled.
Wednesday’s Skyview entertainment includes an exclusive visit at 3pm, November 20, of the UK’s Royal Air Force aerobatic team, the Red Arrows, who will meet and mingle with the crowd.
Daily tickets for Skyview cost Dhs60 per adult and Dhs30 for children under 12. Visit www.skyview.aero for full details and to purchase tickets.
Tickets to Skyview do not allow entry to the Dubai Airshow trade exhibition and static park but Skyview does provide access to the grandstand for unrivalled views of one of the world’s best flying displays.