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Where: Fancourt, George, Western Cape, South Africa
When: 8 to 11 October 2015


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.

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.

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.

Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) is the global voice of the companies that provide air traffic control, and represents the interests of Air Navigation Service Providers worldwide. 

CANSO members are responsible for supporting over 85% of world air traffic, and through its Workgroups, members share information and develop new policies, with the aim of improving air navigation services.

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.


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. 

SA Airlink (Pty) Ltd, operating as Airlink is an airline based at O.R. Tambo International Airport. It is privately-owned and has developed into South Africa's first feeder network aimed at linking the smaller towns, regional centers and hubs in South Africa. Airlink has code-sharing and schedule co-ordination agreements with SAA and SA Express

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.

Sabre Corporation is a travel technology company based in Southlake, Texas. It is the largest Global Distribution Systems provider for air bookings in North America. Sabre serves its customers through cutting-edge technology developed in six facilities located across four continents. The company operates three businesses: Sabre Airline SolutionsSabre Hospitality Solutions, and Sabre Travel Network.

Sukhoi Aviation Holding Company is a major Russian aircraft manufacturer, located in the Begovoy District in Moscow. The company designs both civilian and military aircraft, and supports a complete cycle of work in aircraft engineering: from frontend engineering to aftersales support. The holding's products, such as Su- marque combat aircraft, are state-of-the-art weapons systems in the global market, which form the backbone of the frontline aviation of Russia and tactical air forces of many other countries.


Transworld Aviation SA is a full service spare parts and consumables company located in Johannesburg. The company offers a wide range of services for business and corporate aviation, civil and commercial aviation, military aviation, helicopters and rotorcrafts and engines.  Transworld Aviation SA is a leading aviation distributor in the SADC region for equipment and services such as military hardware, paints and sealants, major assemblies, sub-assemblies, spares, consumables, engines, POL, repair/mod kits, chemicals and flying clothing.

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.