26 Aug 2015

Rostec, Russian Helicopters and United Aircraft Corporation Sign Up for 2016 Show

At MAKS 2015, today, representatives from the Bahrain International Airshow confirmed that Rostec subsidiary companies, Russian Helicopters and United Aircraft Corporation will  participate at the forthcoming show which takes place from 21st – 23rd January 2016. Each company has taken a chalet at the show and aircraft participation is still to be confirmed.

At the signing ceremony that took place at the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS in Zhukovsky, Russia, His Excellency Engineer Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications for the Kingdom of Bahrain and Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Organising Committee for BIAS said, “We are pleased to be attending MAKS as guests of Rostec. The Bahraini Government is committed to building stronger ties with Russia and working together so that both our countries benefit from fast growth in Russia and the GCC. Russian business has participated at BIAS since the inaugural event and we are delighted to see their continued support.”

Now in its fourth edition, BIAS is a focused global aviation event providing its elite list of aerospace business participants the opportunity for high-level networking in exclusive surroundings. With just 40 chalet participants and dedicated exhibition space, the event allows participants the opportunity to meet the extensive civil and military delegations invited as guests of HH Shaikh Abdulla bin Hamad Al Khalifa - HM the King's Personal Representative and Head of the Supreme Organising Committee of BIAS.

The forthcoming show will also see the launch of a Hosted Buyer programme providing suppliers direct access to potential buyers, and a 2-day Conference Programme covering Air Transport in the 21st Century.

Amanda Stainer, Commercial Director for FIL, added, “We are delighted to once again see strong Russian participation at the BIAS. As well as Russian Helicopters and United Aircraft Corporation, we will also see senior representatives from Rosoboronexport and Ilyushin Finance in attendance as part of our delegations programme. Furthermore, confirmed Russian aircraft include the Sukhoi Super Jet 100 and aerobatic demonstration team, the Russian Knights.”

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