Wednesday, February 24, 2016

5th Marrakech International Airshow to Promote Morocco's Aerospace Industry

Morocco will hold 5th International Air Show from the 27th to 30th of April 2016, under the patronage of King Mohammed VI, at the base of the School of the Royal Air Forces in Marrakech

More than 150 exhibitors, 50 delegations and 30,000 visitors are expected. With big names in the industry taking part:, Air Tractor, Alenia, Beechcraft, Bell Helicopter, Boeing, Catic, Cessna, Dassault, Diamond Aircrafts, Embraer, Finmeccanica, Gulfstream, Harris Corp, Lockheed Martin, MBDA, Pratt & Whitney, Trescal and others.

The meeting will examine the development of Morocco's aircraft manufacturing sector to ensure employment opportunities for young professionals. Job opportunities have increased after the arrival of large international groups in Morocco, such as Stelia (a subsidiary of Airbus), Bombardier, Boeing, Safran Group, United Technologies and others.

Morocco has been working consolidated its position as an international hub in this sector which is currently experiencing sustained growth. Today, Morocco's airports handle almost 18 million passengers a year, and some 45 airlines provide dozens of links to the world.

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