Morocco is the most fascinating destination in North Africa for aircraft manufacturers across the world, according to the CEO of Aerolia, Cédric Gautier.
Aerolia opted to achieve a traction in Morocco due to shortened procedures for support services, investors, modern infrastructure and facilities facilities, and the strong industrial supply chain available in Morocco, Gautier averred following the signing of a € 40 million contract with the Moroccan minister of Industry, Trade, Investment and Digital Economy, Moulay Hafid El Alamy on the sidelines of the Farnborough Air Show.
The Aerolia project in Morocco is approximated to generate, at a first phase, more than 500 employments and an equal number in the Moroccan supply chain, the Aerolia CEO emphasized, expressing his assurance in the upcoming of his company in Morocco.
On the other hand, Alcoa Group director-general in Europe Pierre Emmanuel Gires, who also inked with the Moroccan minister a € 4.6 million contract, on the same occasion, to arrange an industrial unit in the Nouaceur Technopole in Casablanca. He stated that he was pleased by the choice of Morocco, a steady and open country that is near to Europe.
El Alamy also noted that the significance of these two contracts signed with Aerolia groups, a subsidiary of Airbus, and Alcoa Group, a world leader in aluminum production, recalling that Morocco now hosts 110 corporations focusing in aeronautic industry.