More than 8,000 people have booked tickets for June 3’s Aviation Australia expo at Brisbane Airport.

The event will be hosted at the Brisbane campus of Aviation Australia Brisbane Campus. Aviation Australia, a registered training organisation established by the Queensland State Government in 2001 to support the development and growth of aviation and aerospace industries in both the Australian and international markets.

This will be the first time the expo has been held since pre-pandemic. It will showcase the aerospace industry, with a significant focus on aviation skills development, careers and employment opportunities.

There will be many activities for visitors to experience, including cabin crew evacuations, avionics demonstrations, insight into an operational hangar environment, entertainment, and careers seminars.

"Today 24,000 people work around Brisbane Airport and we know that we will need another 10,000 people by the time the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games come around. This is a great time to discover a pathway into the exciting world of aviation," said Gert-Jan de Graaff, CEO of Brisbane Airport Corporation.

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