ET, Airports Enterprise to Host First AIMA-MRO Meeting




The Ethiopian Airlines and the Ethiopian Airports Enterprise, in concert with Advanced Business Events, Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry and BCI Aerospace are preparing the first Airport Infrastructure and Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) meeting in Ethiopia.

The event, which is to be held from September 22-24, 2015 is expected to bring 400 individual participants from 25 countries and 250 companies.

The organizer, BCI Aerospace, is a globally renowned event organizer that has organized Aeromart Toulouse, A&DSS Seattle and Aeromart Montreal.

The Ethiopian MRO service, which was established in 1957, provides MRO for aircraft and engines and components with over 2,500 employees.

“The conference will have immense importance in bringing different stakeholders together and allowing buyers and sellers to meet at the same time,” said Stephane Castet during a press briefing held at Hilton Hotel, Addis Abeba.

The Ethiopian Airlines, which began operation in 1946 with one DC-3 plane now flies to more than 100 destinations, of which 20 are domestic, 49 are in the African continent, 13 in Europe and America and 22 in Middle East and Asia with a fleet of 77 aircrafts. Out of these aircrafts, 69 are for passengers.



Published on 16, February 2015 [ Vol 15 ,No 772]


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