Even with the economic downturn continuing to affect the business aircraft market in Europe, emerging new platforms will be much in focus at this year's EBACE (May 14-16). Embraer, Gulfstream, Dassault are just some of the manufacturers to give insight into their development efforts.
It will also be Hawker Beechcraft's first appearance at a major event since its latest financial restructuring, with much attention falling on how the company presents itself.
Also look out for more on the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme and its impact on the business aviation community, discussion over slots and air traffic management charges.
The London 2012 Olympic games will also be in focus with continued discussions over slot management and ground transportation challenges.
Aviation Week, Business & Commercial Aviation and ShowNews will be in Geneva to update you on the latest deals, announcements and other news and photos from the show. Stay tuned.