TOKYO, Japan – At least 50 leading aerospace companies and related organizations are expected to gather in Tokyo for the Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2016 (JA2016) on 12 – 15 October.
JA2016, which will be held at Tokyo Big Sight in 3-11-1 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo, will gather top companies and organizations in Japan and overseas in the aerospace industry for seminars, organizers said.
On the first day of the Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2016, top speakers are expected to deliver keynote speeches that will focus on the challenges of the industry, including the launch of the Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Industry (ATLA) a year ago.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is also expected to present the development of the MRJ, the first passenger airliner manufactured in Japan in 50 years.
Japan International Aerospace Exhibition To Be The Largest Since 1966
JA2016 will be the largest ever held since the very first Japan International Aerospace Exhibition in 1966. For this year, a total of 640 companies and organizations have signed up to exhibit, with 1,176 booths already booked as of 13 July.
According to organizers, the Japan International Aerospace Exhibition is seeks to promote trade and information exchange among companies and organizations in the aerospace industry.
It also aims to promote better public understanding of the industry and hopes to generate interest among today’s young people.
JA2016 will also host the largest number of foreign exhibitors ever. Among them are the Airbus Group, the Boeing Company, Arianespace, Bell Helicopter Textron,
Elbit Systems, Honeywell, Leonardo-Finmeccanica, Lockheed Martin, Thales, and others have also decided to exhibit. Exhibiting at the US Pavilion will be General Atomics, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon, Rockwell Collins, Rolls Royce, and others.
The event is organized by the Society of Japanese Aerospace Companies and Tokyo Big Sight Inc in cooperation with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. JA2016 is open to the public on 15 October. – EventsNewsAsia.com