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DFW International Airport to Host 2012 Boyd Group International Aviation Forecast Summit

Summit to draw aviation leaders from more than 10 countries, provide insight to the future of aviation

Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport will welcome aviation industry leaders later this year for the 17th Annual Boyd Group International Aviation Forecast Summit. The event is expected to draw aviation experts from countries throughout the world. It will be held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Addison from September 16 through 18.

"We take great pride in the fact that DFW Airport has been chosen to host this year's International Aviation Forecast Summit," said Jeff Fegan, CEO of DFW International Airport. "For the past 16 years, the conference has featured expert presenters whose insight is vital for future aviation planning, and DFW thrives by staying at the forefront of key developments in the aviation industry."

Summit organizers anticipate the event could attract over 500 airline and airport executives, as well as vendors, suppliers, financial organizations, global aircraft and power plant manufacturers.

"A world-class global portal such as DFW International Airport is the perfect venue for this event, which draws aviation leaders from around the world," said Michael J. Boyd, President, Boyd Group International. "We are looking forward to providing insightful information, which is critical in this quickly changing aviation environment."

The Boyd Group International will focus on aviation trends, global fleet demand, and airport traffic forecasts that will affect aviation in the future.

A tentative agenda will be posted shortly. For the latest information, please visithttp://www.aviationforecastsummit.com/