March 9, 2018 aeroexpo

AEP 2018: Aviation Trade Fair Adds Aerobatic Air Show and International Keynote Speakers

With less than one month to go, Aero Expo Panama announces strategic partnership with Panama Tourism Authority

AEP quickly becoming the landmark event in Central America for both aviation enthusiasts and business aviation professionals 

PANAMA CITY; February 27, 2018 –With less than a month to go, Aero Expo Panama (AEP) 2018, a trade fair and marketing forum exploring the latest trends of the executive aviation and rotary wing sector in Panama, Latin America and the Caribbean, announces the addition of an aerobatic air show, international keynote speakers and a partnership with the Panama Tourism Authority.

“The Panama Tourism Authority is sponsoring the Aerobatics that will be presented during the Aero Expo Panama. The objective is to promote Panama internationally as a comprehensive touristic destination: business and leisure. The Airshow is a visual and spectacular event for aviation enthusiasts but also for a broad public that likes to share such experience on social media. This is going to be a strong boost for the expo and our partners. We already see a strong interest from neighboring countries with many information requests and registrations,” said Yvan Boniface, AEP Organizer.

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Boniface also confirmed the presence of leading private jet companies such as Embraer with their newest jet, the Phenom 300E; Dassault Aviation with a Falcon F2000LXS; Synerjet with the Cirrus SR22. Robinson Helicopters will also be on display at the event through their distributor Helipan, one of Latin America most reputable flight training school. Jet Support Services Inc (JSSI) will sponsor the expo for the third consecutive year, presenting innovative financial plans to support operators’ maintenance costs

This year’s novelty is the Viper Aerobatic Air Show performed by Jason Newburg, an extreme aerobatic pilot who loves to share his high energy performances with airshows audiences around the country. Using the Pitts S2S as foundation, The Viper has taken all the years of aircraft evolution and wrapped it into one exhilaration machine. The air show will take place on both days of AEP 2018.

Aviation professionals will have the opportunity to listen to international speakers including David Wyndham, who will discuss ‘Managing and Understanding Aircraft Operating Costs’. Wyndham is the President and co-owner with the aviation-consulting firm of Conklin & de Decker. For eight years prior to 1993, Wyndham was an Instructor Pilot with the US Air Force. He has an ATP Pilot Rating and a Masters Degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

Alberto Shamah, CEO of Planes to Go, will present key services to ‘Make Flying Easy.’ “Planes To Go enters the market with the purpose of finding a group of professionals who take care of everything (with only a call or visit),” stated Shamah. “Our slogan says it all by itself: PLANES TO GO, WE MAKE FLYING EASY. This is what we will introduce at the Aero Expo Panama.”

AEP will be held on Wednesday, March 21 through Thursday, March 22, 2018 at the Panama Pacifico International Airport with both regional and international exhibitors. This is the largest trade fair and marketing forum for Business and Private Aviation in Central America. AEP seeks to promote the aviation industry in this region and present the country as its regional hub.

The 2-day event will include indoor and outdoor exhibits. For a company willing to exhibit their aircrafts, helicopters, aviation products or services during the event, AEP provides a static display of aircraft and indoor exhibitor placement options.

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About Planes To Go

Planes To Go, Corp. is a firm created with the purpose of making corporate aviation a simpler experience, less complicated and cheaper. The company offers an aircraft that meets both personal taste and individual needs.

About Aero Expo Panama

The first annual Aero Expo Panama was held in Panama City, Panama in 2016. AEP is the only aviation exposition of its kind between Mexico and Brazil. Its purpose is to become the most relevant trade fair and marketing forum in Latam for Business Aviation. For more information, visit