NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Latin America's aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) industry is growing steadily, with ICAO estimates projecting an 8.2% increase in air traffic for 2014. To assist executives with sustaining growth plans, Penton's Aviation Week, the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries, will present its MRO Latin America Conference & Showcase on January 21-22, 2014. The event will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at the Windsor Atlantica.
Focused exclusively on the aircraft maintenance and airline industry in South America, Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean, Aviation Week's MRO Latin America will enable executives representing airlines, third-party maintenance companies, manufacturers, and suppliers to connect with existing customers, cultivate prospects, and develop partnerships. The agenda features an opening keynote address by Juan Carlos Zuazua, CEO, VivaAerobus.
Additional high-level keynote addresses and table discussions will feature representatives from leading companies such as AAR, Aeroman, AFI, AJW Group, Azul Linhas Aereas Brasileiras, Bedek Aviation Group/IAI, The Boeing Company, Copa Airlines, Embraer, GE Aviation, GOL Linhas Aereas, ILFC Technical Services, LAN Argentina, LATAM Airlines Group, Mxi Technologies, StandardAero, STS Aviation Group, TAM MRO, TAP Maintenance and Engineering Brazil, and TeamSAI. The event also features a showcase exhibition where product and service providers will display technologies, tools, services, and resources on increasing productivity, improving efficiency, and saving costs.
MRO Latin America is part of Aviation Week's worldwide series of MRO events, which have a proven reputation as the leading force in uniting airlines, MROs, suppliers, OEMs, regulators and industry experts as they define the global aviation industry. Additional events include MRO Americas, MRO Asia, MRO Europe, MRO Middle East, and MRO Eastern Europe, Baltics & Russia.
Information is available at http://www.aviationweek.com/events/latam or by calling +1.212.904.4682. On Twitter, follow @avweekevents. Discounts are available for qualified airlines, aircraft leasing personnel, government, military and media. For information about all Aviation Week events, visit http://www.aviationweek.com/events/.
MRO Latin America is produced by Aviation Week in partnership with Embraer. Executive sponsors include Aeroman, BAE Systems, StandardAero, STS Aviation Group, TAP Maintenance & Engineering, and XTRA Aerospace. The Official Publication is Aviation Week & Space Technology, and Media Partners are Air Transport World and Revista Aerea.
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