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 Environmental Awareness Campaign in EGYPTAIR MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING
 February 2013,Cairo
EGYPTAIR Holding Company launched an environmental Awareness Campaign under the auspices of the Ministry of Civil Aviation and the Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs and EGYPTAIR Holding.

Mr. Abou Taleb Tawfik, Chairman & CEO of EGYPTAIR MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING, participated in the campaign along with high level delegation from the Ministry of civil Aviation including Manager of central administration of quality and environment, his consultant, Manager of the Minister’s office for Environmental Affairs and Media manger of the Authority’s Environmental Affairs.

The activities commenced by planting green trees next to the company's hangars followed by a word from Mr. Abou Taleb about the technological development in the aviation field and the accompanying hazards and environmental issues and how to handle it through scientific methods and by providing necessary tools as well as qualifying the human factor. He also emphasized on the necessity to get rid of hazardous waste especially in EGYPTAIR MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING as it undergoes regular audits by different aviation authorities which consider the environmental issues as an essential factor in any successful maintenance work system.

"It is quite necessary to provide protection equipment to personnel working in areas that might incur dangers” said Mr. Abou Taleb “Secure environment is a basic element of production and economic growth." he added.

Meanwhile, the environment experts in the Ministry of Civil Aviation and the Ministry of Environmental Affairs gave lectures and presentations on the policy of Civil Aviation and EGYPTAIR MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING to maintain a secure environment and the role of ICAO in the field of environment and how to reduce the environmental pollutants.