Dubai, 1 September 2015: MEBAA Show Morocco launched in Casablanca today, hosting the biggest names in business aviation from around the region at Mohammed V International airport. The show was inaugurated by H.E. Mohamed Najib Boulif, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Equipment, Transport and Logistics, H.E. Aziz Rebbah, in Morocco, with Ali Alnaqbi, founding chairman of the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA).
During the tour, Boulif and Alnaqbi visited each of the exhibitors, learning about the newest technologies available and viewing equipment on display. Some of the exhibitors that they interacted with included the Platinum show sponsor GDC Technics, Gold sponsors Boeing Business Jets and Bombardier/TAG, plus other international and local companies such as Gulfstream, AfricAir and Saudia Private Aviation.
With 57 exhibitors on site, the show, organised by F&E Aerospace on behalf of MEBAA, features offerings from industry heavyweights Bombardier and Gulfstream, regional companies like AfricAir, plus a static display of the latest business aircraft.
“We are pleased to be exhibiting here at MEBAA Show Morocco,” said Trevor Esling, Regional Senior Vice President, EMEA of Gulfstream. He continued, “Business in Morocco is good and demonstrates lots of potential for the future.”
Over 2000 visitors are expected to attend the show over its two day run, in order to see the latest developments in business aviation and to network with their industry peers.
Ali Alnaqbi, founding chairman of MEBAA, said, “We are focusing on the Moroccan market because we knew that Morocco was a hub for business aviation in the region and we are thrilled to see that it has appealed to so many exhibitors and visitors.”
MEBAA Show Morocco is held under the high patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI and will continue tomorrow, September 2, from 11:00 to 18:00.