Ambassador Eisenberg: “Puglia and Matera Enchant Me”

Apr 10, 2019 287

During a two-day-trip to the southern regions of Puglia and Basilicata, Ambassador Eisenberg had the opportunity to visit the Leonardo factory in Grottaglie, where parts of the Boeing 787 fuselage are assembled, as well as the city of Matera, which was awarded the coveted title of 2019 European Capital of Culture.

In Grottaglie, after touring the plant with Boeing’s Country Manager for Italy Antonio De Palmas, and President of Leonardo Giovanni De Gennaro, the Ambassador witnessed firsthand a delivery of completed sections onto an enormous 747 Dreamlifter, designed specifically to carry fuselage sections to the U.S. for final assembly.

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SOURCE: https://it.usembassy.gov/

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