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Vietnam International Aviation Expo 2019 will be held by Vietnam Association on Aviation Science and Technology (VAAST) and GK Wintron in Ho Chi Minh City from November 19 to November 22, Zing News reported.

This is the first time such a large-scale international aviation show is held in Vietnam.

The event is expected to welcome more than 400 companies with 400 pavilions from 33 countries and attract 20,000 visitors.

Several large enterprises in the global aviation industry have been invited to the show including Boeing and Airbus as well as representatives of some foreign manufacturers from Indonesia, Italia, Germany, Canada, Belgium, and Romania, among others.

According to the organizers, the event includes the display and introduction of technological equipment, supporting industry products, aircraft interior, and exterior equipment, etc. from domestic and foreign manufacturers.

 

Besides, international workshops on technical, commercial and air service with be held with the participation of renown international experts.

The year 2020 will mark 65 years of the Vietnamese civil aviation industry, which has developed rapidly for a past decade with 10 airports capable of serving international flights and 12 domestic airports.

The country's aviation transport market grows twice as fast as that of the ASEAN region, averaging at over 16% annually.

Vietnam is currently having six air carriers in operation and two others are preparing dossiers for license. Hanoitimes

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