HE the Minister of Transport Jassim Saif Ahmed al-Sulaiti has participated in the 54th edition of the Paris Air Show, which opened at Le Bourget Monday in attendance of several ministers, senior officials from numerous world countries, CEOs of major airline and space companies, and organisations concerned with the industry.
Escorted by Qatari Ambassador to France Sheikh Ali bin Jassem al-Thani and HE the Qatar Airways Group CEO Akbar al-Baker, HE the minister visited the pavilion of Qatar Airways that displays three planes of the national carrier’s fleet; Airbus A350-1000, the business jet Gulfstream G700 and Airbus A319, a statement from the Ministry of Transport (MoT) said.
The Paris Air Show, the world’s largest air show of its kind, presents a unique platform for manufacturing companies to highlight their latest aircraft technologies and air transportation equipment, given the huge growth and growing demand for aviation over the coming years. Companies also display their newest technologies, products, and capabilities in terms of technological innovation, in addition to the exchange of expertise.
The Paris Air Show, which runs until June 25, is expected to attract nearly 2,500 exhibitors from some 47 countries, representing aviation, space and defence industries.