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Where: Swakopmund, Namibia
When: 20 to 23 October 2016 


Airbus is a European consortium producing the Airbus family of passenger aircraft, a corporate jet, the beluga supertransport and military transport. Airbus is the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and is headquartered in Toulouse, France.

Air Namibia (Pty) Limited, which trades as Air Namibia, is the national airline of Namibia. It operates scheduled domestic, regional and international services, with hubs at Hosea Kutako International Airport and Eros Airport.

Airports Company of South Africa Limited (ACSA) is a South African airport management company.
ACSA operates nine of South Africa’s airports. The company is headquartered in Bedfordview, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Air Traffic Navigation Services (ATNS) is responsible for the efficient running of South Africa's Air Traffic Control Systems and is the sole provider of air traffic management, navigation, training and associated services within South Africa.


Aviation Co-ordination Services (ACS) is an airline entity created by the airlines to perform, inter alia, Hold Baggage Screening, Baggage Management Systems, Common Use Self-Service Equipment and Common Use Terminal Equipment to International Best Practice in order to provide critical safety, security and operational services to airlines operating to, from and within South Africa.

BidAir Services (Pty) Ltd, a 100% held subsidiary of the BIDVest Group Ltd was formed in 2005 in order to combine and manage a number of Bidvest Group Ltd. companies in an aviation services focused unit. Initially comprising of just two business units, Airport Handling Services and Express Air Services, the division has since expanded in order to provide a full menu of ground handling services.

The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation, headquatered in Chicago, that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, and satellites worldwide. Boeing also provides leasing and product support services. Boeing is one of the largest global aircraft manufacturers.

Bombardier Inc. is a Canadian multinational aerospace and transportation company. Starting as a maker of snow machines or snowmobiles, over the years it has grown into a large manufacturer of regional airliners, business jets, mass transportation equipment, recreational equipment and a provider of financial services. Bombardier is a Fortune Global 500 conglomerate company.

CFM International is the world's leading supplier of jet engines for commercial airplanes. CFM International is a joint venture between GE Aviation, a division of General Electric of the United States and Safran Aircraft Engines, a division of Safran of France.

Constraint Technologies International (CTI) is a privately-owned Australian company and one of the leaders in transport optimization and situational awareness systems. CTI develops software solutions for the airline, airport and rail sectors.



Embraer S.A. is a Brazilian aerospace conglomerate that produces commercial, military, executive and agricultural aircraft and provides aeronautical services. Embraer  is one of the largest aircraft manufacturers in the world and is headquartered in São José dos Campos, São Paulo State.

GE Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electric (GE), one of the world's largest corporations, is headquartered in Evendale, Ohio, outside Cincinnati. GE Aviation is a leading producer of large and small jet engines for commercial and military  aircraft; and is also a leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, components and integrated systems for commercial, military, business ,marine, and general aviation.


Engine manufacturer MTU Aero Engines engages in the development, manufacture and support of commercial and military aircraft engines in all thrust and power categories and stationary gas turbines. The company is a valued and trusted partner to the big players in the industry, mainly GE and Pratt & Whitney. 

Rolls-Royce Civil Aerospace is a subsidiary of Rolls-Royce Holdings, a British multinational public limited company that owns Rolls-Royce, established in 1904 and today designs, manufactures and distributes power systems for aviation and other industries. The comopany is the world’s second-largest maker of aircraft engines and has major businesses in the marine propulsion and energy sectors. 


South African Express Airways SOC Ltd, known as South African Express or simply SA Express, is a state-owned airline based in South Africa with hubs at O.R. Tambo International Airport and Cape Town International AirportSA Express is a member of the Star Alliance.


Royal Dutch Shell plc commonly known as Shell, is an Anglo Dutch multinational oil and gas company headquartered in the Netherlands and incorporated in the UK. It is one of the six oil and gas "supermajors."  Every year at around 900 airports in about 36 countries, Shell Aviation provides high quality aviation fuel and a range of aviation lubricants and fluids, for almost 2 million aircraft, refueling an aircraft every 14 seconds


SITA is a multinational information technology company providing IT and telecommunication services to the air transport industry. SITA is owned by members of the air transport industry, who make up the SITA Board and SITA Council. The company works with the air transport community, including cooperation with industry bodies, such as International Air Transport Association (IATA)Air Cargo Inc (AIC) and regional associations, aiming to solve common industry issues through the use of IT and telecommunication services, development of community systems, industry standards and shared infrastructures.

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) is the meteorological service under the South African government's 
Department of Environmental Affairs and TourismSAWS is a member of the World Meteorological OrganizationSAWS operates a significant number of weather stations in South Africa as well as stations at Gough Island, Marion Island and Antarctica in cooperation with the South African National Antarctic Programme.

Wirecard is a German multinational financial services and technology corporation headquartered in Aschheim, Munich, Germany.  Wirecard is one of the world's leading independent providers of outsourcing and white label solutions for eletronic payments. Listed on the German stock market, the company has 29 subsidiaries in worldwide locations.