Paris Air Show at Le Bourget

The 53nd Air Show was held from 17 to 23 June 2019 with 2,453 exhibitors from 49 countries over 125,000 m2 (1,350,000 sq ft) of exhibition space for 140 aircraft shown including the recently certified Airbus A330neo and Boeing KC-46Bombardier Global 7500Embraer Praetor 600 and soon to be certified Cessna Citation Latitude; it saw 316,470 unique visitors (for more than 500,000 entries): 139,840 professional from 185 countries and 176,630 from the general Public plus 2,700 journalists from 87 countries and announcements for $140 billion worth of orders.

A dozen Andalusian companies of the aeronautical sector attended the event: Sofitec, Aerotecnic Metallic, Skylife Engineering, Carbures Aerospace & Defense, Alestis Aerospace, Andalucía Aerospace, Grabysur and UMI Aeronáutica; and the Malaga Mades and Aertec Solutions. Silvia de los Santos (CTA), Aerospace and Productive processes sector attended as well in order to conduct some networking that could bring valuable opportunities for consortium members.

Author: Ana Golec
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