Mohammed bin Thamer Al Ka’abi, Bahrain’s Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications met with Marco Perotti, Vice President of the Italian company Leonardo, during Le Bourget Air Show in France.
The Minister praised Leonardo’s prominent role in the aviation industry, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
The Bahraini Minister Mohammed also met with Christopher Bolin, Vice President of Safran Group, and Waleed Al-Quoz, Vice President for Safran Group for the Middle East region during Le Bourget Air Show in Paris.
Both meetings discussed the ongoing partnership with both companies and opportunities to enhance them by participating in the Bahrain International Airshow 2024.
Both meeting were attended by Yousif Mohammed Mahmoud, Director of the Bahrain International Airshow.
Leonardo, a global high-technology company, is among the top world players in Aerospace, Defense and Security and Italy’s main industrial company. Organized into five business divisions, Leonardo has a significant industrial presence in Italy, the United Kingdom, Poland, the USA and Israel where it also operates through subsidiaries that include Leonardo DRS (defense electronics), and joint ventures and partnerships: ATR, MBDA, Telespazio, Thales Alenia Space and Avio.
Leonardo competes in the most important international markets by leveraging its areas of technological and product leadership (Helicopters, Aircraft, Aerostructures, Electronics, Cyber & Security Solutions and Space).
Listed on the Milan Stock Exchange (LDO), in 2022 Leonardo recorded consolidated revenues of €14.7 billion and invested €2 billion in Research and Development. The company has been part of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) since 2010 and has been confirmed among the global sustainability leaders in 2022. Leonardo is also included in the MIB ESG index.
Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible.
Safran has a global presence, with 83,000 employees and sales of 19.0 billion euros in 2022, and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and innovation roadmap.