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Regional Aviation Forum
REGIONAL AVIATION FORUM
June 24-25, 2019
IATA, together with our host, Ghana Ministry of Aviation, is pleased to invite you to the IATA Regional Aviation Forum for West and Central Africa, scheduled to take place on 24th & 25th of June 2019 in Accra, Ghana. Under the theme “Aviation: Business for Regional Prosperity”, this ...

3rd International Symposium on Aviation and Aerospace System Engineering
3RD INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON AVIATION AND AEROSPACE SYSTEM ENGINEERING
May 24-26, 2019
The conference is an international symposium for the presentation of technological advances and research results in the fields of Aviation and Aerospace System Engineering. The conference will bring together leading researchers, engineers, and scientists in the domain of interest from around the wor...

Airlines for America


Airlines for America (A4A) advocates on behalf of its members to shape crucial policies and measures that promote safety, security and a healthy U.S. airline industry. We work collaboratively with airlines, labor, Congress and the Administration and other groups to improve air travel for everyone.

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EVENTS

Regional Aviation Forum
REGIONAL AVIATION FORUM
June 24-25, 2019
IATA, together with our host, Ghana Ministry of Aviation, is pleased to invite you to the IATA Regional Aviation Forum for West and Central Africa, scheduled to take place on 24th & 25th of June 2019 in Accra, Ghana. Under the theme “Aviation: Business for Regional Prosperity”, this ...

3rd International Symposium on Aviation and Aerospace System Engineering
3RD INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON AVIATION AND AEROSPACE SYSTEM ENGINEERING
May 24-26, 2019
The conference is an international symposium for the presentation of technological advances and research results in the fields of Aviation and Aerospace System Engineering. The conference will bring together leading researchers, engineers, and scientists in the domain of interest from around the wor...