Irish aviation firms begin trade mission in Russia
on 07/10/2013 07:33:42
The trade mission, which is based in Moscow, has been organised with the support of the Irish embassy in Russia and includes 20 Irish-based, aviation companies.
The aviation industry in Ireland is directly responsible for 26,000 jobs with an estimated further 16,000 jobs supported in the aviation supply chain, contributing €4.1bn euro to Ireland's GDP.
The trade mission is being led by the Minister of State for Commuter and Public Transport, Alan Kelly TD.