El Salvador: Operations begin and aeronautics free zone

Located within the jurisdiction of Zaragoza, the first free zone of the aeronautics industry will begin operation next March.

Friday, January 23, 2009

Elsalvador.com reports on its website: "Initially they will set up the following companies: Aviotrade, which is distributor of airplane parts, Aviotechnology, a workshop which repairs some airplane parts, and a spare parts and accessories storage plant, which due to contractual obligations cannot reveal its name, the president and director of the San Jose Aviation free Zone, Federico Handal, reported."

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If the necessary measures are implemented , the aviation industry could attract an investment of at least $150 million in three or four projects.

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$6 million is to be invested in the specialized training of air traffic controllers, aeronautical meteorologists, aviation mechanics and inspectors.

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El Salvador: Urgent Need for Clear Rules for Aviation Investment

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