Maiden African Airshow underway in Accra

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The maiden African Aerospace and Aviation Exhibition and Conference dubbed the ‘African Airshow 2017’ is currently underway in Accra, the true Center of the World and the Heartbeat of African business.

The three day event which begun on Tuesday October 24 is expected to end on Thursday October 26. It is organized by the Abu Dhabi based 4M Events in collaboration with the Ghana Airports Authority, as well as other local partners.

The event which is under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has provided the opportunity for the convergence and engagement of major players within the African and Global Aviation space with the view of positioning the African Aviation industry at the forefront of regional and global interest.

The First African Aerospace and Aviation Exhibition is under the theme: “Connecting Professionals across all Areas of the Industry with the African Market”. It has provided the platform for stakeholders in the aviation industry to showcase the latest technologies and products that will enhance the development of the industry.

Some 165 exhibitors have made available their range of aviation related services and products at the events grounds for the over 2000 visitors and 500 VIP personalities and delegates who are patronizing the events from across Africa and other parts of the world, networking and doing business.

Some of the exhibitors at the 2017 Africa Airshow include Africair, Inc., the authorized representative for Textron Aviation, dealers in Business Jets and Commercial helicopters; as well as the Turkey based Aviation Parts and Services Ltd, which specializes in the supply and management of ratable components and consumables for the commercial aviation market, with particular focus and expertise in the support of Boeing and Airbus fleets.

Others include both domestic and international airlines such as Aero Surveys Limited, the operators of the privately owned Ghanaian Starbow Airlines which is currently serving three domestic destinations in the country; and Africa World Airlines, which also operates scheduled airline services in Kumasi, Tamale and Takoradi as well as to destinations within the West African region.

The Air Show is also expected to create opportunities for aircraft fleet modernization, aviation investment opportunities, aircraft financing, and networking so as to ensure the continuous growth of air transport business across the African continent. is a key media partner to the African Airshow.

Source: Clement Akoloh ||



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