South Africa to Exhibit at the 2018 Edition of the Africa Aerospace and Defence Show

September 17th, 2018

Bolloré Logistics will be participating in the 2018 edition of the Africa Aerospace and Defence expo, taking place from 19th to 23rd of September 2018 in Pretoria, South Africa. The Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) is Africa’s only aerospace and defence expo that combines both a trade exhibition and an air show. Held biennially in the City of Tshwane – South Africa’s administrative capital, the AAD Expo is one of South Africa’s largest contributors to the country’s GDP in show years, and is regarded as a national asset.

AAD is the biggest exhibition of its type on the African continent and has continued to grow and attract more exhibitors with each edition. Bolloré Logistics South Africa will be using this exhibition opportunity to establish their focus on and capabilities in the Aerospace vertical. The quality of attendees is unparalleled in Africa and the networking opportunities are endless with over 35 countries represented in over 500 exhibitions showcasing 86 aircraft, 13 national pavilions and some 50,000 visitors to the airshow.

Bolloré Logistics delivers a full scope of added value services to support all actors of the Aerospace industry by looking for economical Supply Chain solutions with optimized lead times for our customers.

Bolloré Logistics' teams will be present throughout the event in Hanger 3 at booth #3E14, to share their expertise in Aerospace supply chain provision.

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