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MEBAA Show Morocco 2017

MEBAA Show Morocco returns this September for its second edition. The show will take place at Marrakech Menara Airport, and is fast becoming one of the region’s most important business aviation events. Here, we take a look at what to expect.

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North Africa’s Premier Business Aviation Gathering

MEBAA Show Morocco is a two-day outdoor event. The show offers an outstanding platform for business aviation suppliers and providers to showcase their products and services to potential clients. Attendees and exhibitors will benefit from valuable networking opportunities, which enable key industry stakeholders to cultivate fresh relationships both in the local market and beyond.

MEBAA Show MoroccoAttendees mingle at the MEBAA Morocco Show 2015. The event provides extensive networking opportunities.

According to MEBAA, North Africa’s business aircraft fleet has been growing at almost twice the global average rate. The Moroccan market is particularly active, accounting for around half of the region’s aircraft movements. The country also boasts a strategic position, serving as a gateway to Europe and the rest of Africa. This makes it an important destination for business aviation, and the natural choice to host North Africa’s biggest trade show dedicated to the sector.

The 2017 show is expected to attract more than 2,500 attendees, and will host around 50 industry exhibitors. The event will also include a static display area, featuring the latest business aviation aircraft.

The show has been moved to Menara Airport for its second edition in anticipation of increased visitor numbers, following a highly successful inaugural event in 2015. Leading industry names already confirmed for this year’s show include Bell Helicopter, Bombardier, G Ops, Swissport Aviation, Seaprime and Xjet. Meanwhile, Gulfstream has announced it will be unveiling an as yet undisclosed aircraft as part of the static display.


MEBAA Show MoroccoVisitors to the MEBAA Show Morocco have the opportunity to check out the latest business aircraft models side-by-side.

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MEBBA Morocco Conference

The show itself will be preceded by a one-day conference, taking place at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Marrakech. Delegates can expect a mixture of informative presentations and lively debate on key topics affecting business aviation in the region. The conference agenda is as follows:

08:00 – 09:00 Registration and Coffee
09:00 – 09:02 National Anthem
09:02 – 09:10 Conference Moderator Opening Comments
09:10 – 09:40 Opening Keynote Address
09:40 – 10:10 Keynote Presentation: Morocco’s Business Aviation Airport Project
10:10 – 10:40 Networking Break
10:40 – 11:20 Panel Discussion: The Importance of FBOs in Morocco
11:20 – 11:50 Presentation
11:50 – 12:20 Panel Discussion: Legislation, Registration and Regulations for Business Aviation
12:20 – 12:50 Presentation: North Africa Business Aviation Market Analysis
12:50 – 13:50 Networking Lunch
13:50 – 14:30 Panel Discussion: Aircraft Financing And Investment
14:30 – 15:00 Presentation: Cyber Security in Business Aviation
14:30 – 15:00 Networking Break
15:30 – 16:10 Panel Discussion: Risk Management and Safety Management Systems
16:10 – 16:50 Panel Discussion: North Africa’s MRO Market and the Supply Chain
16:50 – 17:00 Closing Comments and Speaker Presentations

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Jetex at MEBAA Show Morocco

Jetex has been named as official handler for MEBAA Show Morocco, and will provide full ground handling, fuel and trip support services to all business aviation flights operating from our FBO Terminal in Marrakech, as well as the static display aircraft at the show.

We will also be exhibiting at the show. Our team is looking forward to meeting you at our booth to discuss how you can benefit from the broad range of services we provide..

Click here to arrange a meeting with our team

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MEBAA Show Morocco is organized by F&E Aerospace on behalf of MEBAA (Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association), and takes place from September 12–13 at Marrakech Menara Airport.

The MEBAA Conference will be held on September 11 at the Mandarin Oriental hotel, Marrakech.

For all the latest news on the build up to the event, please visit www.mebaamorocco.aero.

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Traveling to Morocco

Jetex has cultivated a strong presence in Morocco, operating FBOs at airports in five key destinations. These include Casablanca Mohammed V (CMN/GMMN)Marrakech Menara (RAK/GMMX)Rabat-Salé (RBA/GMME)Agadir-Al Massira (AGA/GMAD), and Dakhla (VIL/GMMH).

Our FBO Terminal in Marrakech Menara Airport (RAK/GMMX) functions as an Airport of Entry (AOE) 24 hours a day. Landing permits are not required for private domestic or international flights. Prior Permission Required (PPR) is not necessary at GMMX. The airport always has a high volume of traffic in terms of aircraft movements. Aircraft parking for General Aviation is available on a first-come first-served basis.

Visas are required upon arrival for passengers and crew, depending on the nationalities of those on board. GenDec and valid passport copies will also be needed.

During important events such as the MEBAA Morocco Show, hotel bookings may be difficult to obtain without advance reservations. The Jetex travel team recommends that operators send their booking requests as early as possible to secure their preferred accommodation.

Please click here for further details on Jetex FBOs in Morocco.

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Arrange Your Trip to MEBAA Show Morocco with Jetex

Traveling to Marrakech for MEBAA Show Morocco? Arrange your trip with Jetex!

We deliver world-class trip planning services, including permit arrangementsground handlingfuel uplifts and bespoke concierge services. Our dedicated operations teams are on standby 24/7 to look after all the technical details of your journey, allowing you to relax and focus on the purpose of your visit.

To learn more, please contact our Morocco team today on +212 6662 06562 or email fbo-rak@jetex.com.
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Jetex Executive FBO Terminal (Marrakech)
Terminal 02, Marrakech Menara Airport
Marrakech, Morocco 40000

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